County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis, sct.
State Of MissouriMissouri,
To the Sheriff of St. Louis County - Greetings.
We command you to attach Francis Mallett Pierre Chouteau SrPierre Chouteau Sr . Madame Tamey Mad BouisBouis Mad Gion
by their bodies and them safely keep, so that you have their bodies before
the Judge of our Cicuit CourtCircut Court , now in session at City of St. LouisCity of St Louis, within and for the County of StCounty of St Louis.
LouisCounty of St Louis, forthwith1838 then and there to testify and
the truth to say in certain matter of controversy, now pending in our said Cicuit CourtCircut Court , between
Aspese plaintiff, and HardageHardage Lane
LaneHardage Lane defendant wherein the said witnesses,
have theretofore been summoned on the part of the said
of St.LouisCity of St Louis, this 28th day of August in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-eight.
John RulandJohn RulandClerk, C.C.