Aspasie, a woman of color vs. Francois Chouteau
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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 summon Francois ChouteauFrancois Chouteau that he be
and appear before the judge of our circuit court at the next time
thereof to be held at the City of St. LouisCity of St Louis within and for the county
of St. LouisSt Louis on the Fourth monday of July next then and there to
answer unto AspasieAspasia of a plea of Trespass with force and arms
to the damage of the said AspasieAspasia of one thousand dollars
and have you then there this writ

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WitnessArchibald GambleArchibald Gamble Clerk of our said
Court at Office this Thirtieth day of May in the year 1827

Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble Clerk