Territory of LouisianaLouisiana, District of StSt Louis. LouisSt Louissct.
The United StatesUnited States of AmericaAmerica to the Sheriff of the DistrictDistrict of Saint Louis ofDistrict of Saint Louis
Saint LouisDistrict of Saint Louis Greeting.
You are hereby commanded to summon Pierre ChouteauPierre Chouteau
that setting aside all manner of exuse and delay he be and appear in proper person
before the judges of our Court of Common pleas on the first
Monday of July next, at the town of StSt Louis. LouisSt Louis, then there to testify and
the truth to say in a certain matter of controversy now pending in our said court, wherein
SamuelSamuel SolomonSolomon adm. J-P Dorion Sen is plaintiff and MaryMary P. Leduce
defendant on the part of the plaintiff and have you then there this writ.
siding judge of our said court, at the town of StSt Louis. LouisSt Louis, the
Sixth day of May in the year of ourLord, one thousand eight hundred and Twelve and of the
Independence of the United StatesUnited States, the thirty sixth
Thos F. RiddickThomas F RiddickClerk of St. LSt Louis . DSt Louis .