Territory of MissouriMissouri Northern Circuit.ss.
The United StatesUnited States of AmericaAmerica toAlexisAlexis Lalaude
and MarieMarie Lalaude - Greeting.
You are summoned that all excuses and delays being set aside you and each of
you personally be and appear before the judges of the superior court of our terri-
tory aforesaid at our said superior court
to be held in and for the northern circuit at the town of St. LouisSt Louis, on the twenty ninth day of April being the sixth day of the April term of our said court,
to testify and the truth to tell in a certain case then and there to be tried, and wherein MarieMarie
a free girl is - plaintiff andAugusteAuguste
P ChouteauPierre Chouteau is- defendant on the part of the said Plaintiff - and from day to day
until duly discharged by the court, and not depart the said court without the leave thereof-and
of this fail not at your peril, and our sheriff of our county of St LouisSt Louisis hereby commanded then and there to make return of this our writ and certify to our court how he
executes the same.
Esquire presiding judge of our said court this seventh day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty and of our independence the forty fourthDanue