Territory Of MissouriMissouri, County Of St. LouisSt Louis, sct.
The United StatesUnited States of AmericaAmerica to the Sheriff of said county Greeting.
You are hereby commanded to summon PeterPierre Chouteau ChouteauPierre Chouteau ,
that setting aside all manner of excuse and delay he be and appear in proper
person before the judge of our circuit court on the seventh day of May next
at the town of St. LouisSt Louis, then there to testify and the truth to say in a certain matter of
controversy now pending in our said court, wherein Joseph QuennelJoseph Quenelle ,
is plaintiff and AugustAugust Chouteau ChouteauAugust Chouteau admt StSt Paul, PaulSt Paul Lacroix, defendant, on the
part of the defendant and have you then there this writ.
St. LouisSt Louis, this twenty sixth day of February in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and seventeen and of the Inde-
pendence of the United StatesUnited States, the forty first
M.PP Leduc . LeducP Leduc ,Clerk of St. LSt Louis. C.C.