County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis, sct.
State of MissouriMissouri,
To the Sheriff of St. Louis County-Greeting.
You are hereby commanded to summon
that setting aside all manner of excuse and delay, he be and appear in proper person
before the judge of our Circuit CourtCircuit Court , forthwith
at the City of St. LouisCity of St Louis, then and there to testify and
the truth to say in a certain matter of controversy now pending in our said Court,
wherein Frederick LaboueFrederick Laboue plaintiff and
P Chouteau JrChouteau Jr is defendant, on the
part of the and have you then there this writ.
City ofCity of St Louis
St. LouisCity of St Louis, this 3rd day of Januaryin the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and thirty four
A GambleArchibald GambleClerk, C.C.