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 FrancisFrancis Munnet 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 twenty second day of Maynextat 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
[ MaryMary ] a woman of colour is- plaintiff,
and AugusteAuguste P ChouteauPierre Chouteau is- defendant on the part
of theplaintiff and have you then there this writ.
the town of St. LouisSt Louis, this 19 day May in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred Twenty one
A GambleArchibald GambleClerk, St. LSt Louis. C. C.