Marguerite v. Pierre Chouteau Sr.
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County of Saint LouisCounty of Saint LouisSs
of MissouriMissouri

To the Sheriff of said county Greetings

We command you to summon PierrePierre Chouteau ChouteauPierre Chouteau Senior that he be and appear
before the Judge of our circuit court at the next term thereof to be held at the City ofCity of St Louis
St. LouisCity of St Louis within and for the county of St. LouisSt Louis on the fourth [ monday ] in July next
then and there to answer unto MargueriteMarguerite a free woman of color who is permitted
by the court to sue by PierrePierre Barribeau her next friend as a poor person of a plea
of trespass to the damage of said plaintiff of five hundred dollars, and have you
then there this writ.

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Witness Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble clerk of our
said court at office this second day of June 1825

Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble Clerk