County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis, sct.
State of MissouriMissouri,
To the Sheriff of St. Louis County-Greeting.
You are herby commanded to summon FrancisFrancis
Jno B SarpyJohn B Sarpy
that setting aside all manner of excuse and delay, they be and appear in proper person
before the judge of our Circuit CourtCircuit Court ,on the forthwith day of 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 is plaintiff and
Pierre ChouteauPierre Chouteau is defendant, on the
part of the Plaintiff and have you then there this writ.
City of St. LouisCity of St Louis, this 11th day of Aprilin the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and thirty four
A GambleArchibald GambleClerk, C.C.