Victoire, a free girl of color vs. Francis Menard
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The state of MissouriMissouri
County of St LouisCounty of St Louis Sct.

To the Sheriff of St Louis County Greeting

We command you as we have heretofore commanded you to summon [ Francois MenardFrancis ]
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 LouisSt Louis within and for the County of St LouisCounty of St Louis
on the fourth monday of July next then and there to answer unto VictoireVictoire a free girl of color who sues 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

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Witness Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble Clerk of our said Court at
office this Twenty third day of May in the year of our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and twenty nine

Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble Clerk