County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis. Sct.
The State of MissouriMissouri,
To The Sheriff of Saint LouisSt Louis County -- Greeting:
You are hereby commanded to summon John BJohn B [ Perin ] - MdeBazileBazile - Mde
[ Dubay EphraimDubay ] -
EphraimDubay Ephraim Town - Mrs E Town - Madam D'Loria - FrancoisFrancois [ Cailloux ]
that, setting aside all manner of excuse and delay, [ he ] be and appear in proper person before the Judge
of our Circuit CourtCircuit Court , on the Thirty First day of July, 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 Theotiste alias CaticheCatiche is plaintiff,
and [ Pierre ChouteauPeter ]ChouteauPierre Chouteau Junior is defendant,
on the part of the plaintiff; and have you then there this writ.
CourtCircuit Court , at the city of St. LouisSt Louis, this Sixteenth day ofJune in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and twenty eight
Archibald GambleArchibald GambleClerk C.C.