Territory Of MissouriMissouri,
County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis, Sct.
The United StatesUnited States of AmericaAmerica,
To the Sheriff of St LouisSt Louis countyâGreeting.
You are hereby commanded to summon PierrePierre Chouteau ChouteauPierre Chouteau Antoine
that setting aside all manner of excuse and delay they be and appear in proper person before the
Judge of our circuit court on theforteenthday ofAugt at the town 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 the United StatesUnited States are plaintiffs,
and Joseph LabergeJoseph Labarge is defendant on the
part of the Defendant and have you then and there this writ.
town of St. LouisSt Louis, this tenth day of Augt in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred Twenty day of
the Independence of the United StatesUnited States the forty fifth
A GambleArchibald GambleClerk, St. LSt Louis. C.C.