State Of MissouriMissouri,
County Of St. LouisSt Louis,
The State Of Moissouri,
To Any Constable in said County,--- Greeting:
Whereas, I, John H. Watson, Law Cmmissioner, within and for the County ofCounty of St Louis
St. LouisCounty of St Louis, aforesaid, have been required to take the examination of witnesses in a certain cause
now depending in the Circuit Court of the County ofCounty of Saint Louis Saint LouisCounty of Saint Louis,
in the State ofMissouri MissouriMissouri between PierrePierre (a man of color,)
plaintiff, and Gabriel ChouteauGabriel S Chouteau defendant :
These are, therefore, to command you to summon
Michel MartiMichael Marli
that hethey and each of them severally appear before me, at my Office in the
County ofCounty of St Louis St. LouisCounty of St Louis on the Second day of October A.D. 1846.
at Two of the clock, in after noon of that day, then and there to be ex
amined, and so satisfy the truth, according to the best of histheir knowldege, for and on behalf of the
said Plaintiff hereof they arehe is not to fail, and fail not
at your peril.
Given under my hand and seal of office, this 30th day of September 1846
Jno H. Watson.