County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis, ss.
The State Of MissouriMissouri,
To the Sheriff of St. Louis County-Greeting:
We command you to Summon Therese Cerre Chintean
if she befound in your County that he be and appear
before the judge of our Circuit CourtCircuit Court , on the first day of the next term thereof, to be
held at the City of St. LouisCity of St Louis, within and for the County of St. Loui, on the third Monday of November next, then and there to answer unto PierrePierre a
mulatto of a plea of trespas
to the damage of said plaintiff of Five hundred
dollars: And have you then there this writ.
with the seal thereof hereto affixed, at office, in the
City of St. LouisCity of St Louis, this Twenty ninth day of September in the year of our Lord eighteen hundred and forty
John RulandJohn RulandClerk.