To any lawful officer you are hereby requested to Summons Rachel James to appear before me to answer to the complaint of Dunham & Holcombe in plea of debt, a note for one Dollar & 96/100 cents. Due Dunham & Holcombe one dollar & ninety six cents value recd. January 31st, 1837.
Test. W.E. Holcombe
You will appear at my house on Saturday the 29th of this month at 12 o'clock. Given under my hand & seal this January 21, 1842.
Wm. D. Litton, M.A. with his hand drawn seal at lower right. Docket written on the reverse.
Staining and light wear. Boldly written.
WBTS Trivia: Rachel James, the subject of this summons, had two sons, Thomas and John, that fought for the Confederacy as South Carolina troops during the War Between the States.