County Of St. LouisSt Louis, Sct.
The State of MissouriMissouri,
To The Sheriff Of Saint LouisSt Louis County--Greeting:
You are hereby commanded to summon Francis Chouteau & Mrs F Chouteau
that, setting aside all manner of excuse and delay, they be and appear in proper person before the Judge
of our Circuit CourtCircuit Court , on the third day of December, at the city 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 FrancoisFrancois La Grange [ Francois La GrangeLagrange ] alias IsadoreIsadore is plaintiff,
and Peter ChouteauPierre Chouteau Junior is â defendant,
on the part of the plaintiff; and have you then there this writ.
CourtCircuit Court , at the city of St. LouisSt Louis, this fourteenth day ofNovember in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty seven
Archibald GambleArchibald GambleClerk C.C.