County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis, Sct.
The State of MissouriMissouri,
To The Sheriff of S.LouisS Louis County--Greeting:
You are hereby commanded to summon Madame [ Dube ] Madame
JohnJohn Baptiste BaptisteJohn Baptiste Perran
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 theforthwithday of, 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 Chouteau JrPierre Chouteau Jr is defendant,
on the part of the pltff; and have you then there this writ.
CourtCircuit Court , at the city of St. LouisSt Louis, this 29th day ofNovember in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty eight
Archibald GambleArchibald GambleClerk C.C.