County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis, Sct.
The State of MissouriMissouri,
To The Sheriff of St Louis County--Greeting:
You are hereby commanded to summon Pierre
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 theforthwith, 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 defendant,
on the part of the Pltf; and have you then there this writ.
CourtCircuit Court , at the city of St. LouisSt Louis, this Second day ofDecr in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty eight
Archibald GambleArchibald GambleClerk C.C.