Elizabeth, a free girl of color vs. Francois Menard, Andre Landreville
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County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis

The State of MissouriMissouri To the Sheriff of St. Louis County Greeting

We command you to summonFrancois MenardFrancois Menard that he be and appear before the judge
of our Circuit CourtCircuit Court at the nextterm thereof to be held at the city of St. LouisSt Louiswithin and for
the county of St. LouisSt Louis on the fourth monday of July next then and there to answerunto
ElizabethElizabeth who unto by AlexisAlexis Amelin AmelinAlexis Amelin her next friend of a plea of trespass to the damage of
said plaintiff of five Hundred dollars and have you then there this writ

Witness Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble Clerk of our said Court at office this
Ninth day of may One thousand eight hundred and twenty Eight

Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble Clerk