State of MissouriMissouri,
County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis, sct.
To the Sheriff of St. Louis County-Greeting.
You are hereby commanded to summon Alexis Tibeau &
that setting aside all manner of excuse and delay they be and appear in proper person before the Judge of our
circuit court, on the Eleventh day of May at the town of St. LouisSt Louis, then and
there to testify and the truth to say in a certain matter of controversy now pending in our said court, wherein
MarieMarie a Woman of colour is plaintiff,
andAugt P ChouteauPierre Chouteau defendant on the part of Petitioner and have you then there this writ.
the town of St. LouisSt Louis, thistenth day May in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred twenty one
Archibald GambleArchibald GambleClerk, St. LSt Louis. C.C.