Pierre Chouteau vs. Edward Hempstead
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Territory of LouisianaLouisiana
District of St LouisSt Louis

The United StatesUnited States of
AmericaAmerica to the Sheriff for the
District of St.LouisSt Louis Greeting

We command you to summons EdwardEdward Hempstead
HempsteadEdward Hempstead to appear before the judges of our
Court of Common pleas in and for the District ofDistrict of Saint Louis
SaintDistrict of Saint Louis LouisDistrict of Saint Louis to be holden on the first monday
in March next to answer unto Peter ChouteauPierre Chouteau in a plea of debt of four hundred
and forty Dollars to the Damage of the
ChouteauChouteau one thousand Dollars and
have you then there this writ

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Witness the honbl.SamuelSamuel a presiding judge of our said
Court at the town of St LouisSt Louis this Ninth
day of Januarythe year of
our Lord one thousand eight hun-
dred and twelve and of our
Independance the thirty sixth