Virginia, a free girl of color vs. Francois Menard, Andre Landreville
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The State of MissouriMissouri
County of St LouisCounty of St Louis Ss

To the Sheriff of St Louis County Greeting

We commanded you to summonFrancoisFrancois Menard MenardFrancois Menard that he be and appear before the Judge of our
Circuit CourtCircuit Court at the next term thereof to be held at the City of St LouisCity of St Louis within and for the County ofCounty of St Louis
St. LouisCounty of St Louis on the Fourth monday of July next then and there to answer unto VictoireVictoire who sues by 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

WitnessArchibald GambleArchibald Gamble clerk of our said court at office
this Ninth day of may 1828

Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble Clerk