County Of St. LouisSt Louis, Sct.
State of MissouriMissouri,
To the Sheriff of St. Louis County,
We command you to attach Pierre ChouteauPierre Chouteau Jr JrPierre Chouteau Jr
by his body and him safety keep, so that you have his body before
the Judge of our Circuit CourtCircuit Court , now in session at the City of St. LouisCity of St Louis, within and for the County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis,
forthwith 183 then and there to testify and the truth to say in a
certain matter of controversy, now pending in our said Circuit CourtCircuit Court , between AdolpheAdolphe
is plaintiff and P Sedue
defendant wherein the said ChouteauChouteau has
heretofore been summoned on the part of the said Dependant
the City of St. LouisCity of St Louis, this ninth day of Dec in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and thirty four
A GambleArchibald GambleClerk C.C.