Pierre, a man of color v. Gabrial Chouteau
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County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis, Ss.
The State Of MissouriMissouri,

To PaschalCerréRowanRowan Dufrene DufreneRowan Dufrene Michel Marlé
MichelFontainePierreRieute&JaquesBoneau Greeting:

You are hereby commanded, that setting aside all manner of excuse and delay, you appear be-
fore our Circuit CourtCircuit Court , for the County aforesaid, on the Seventh dayof June 1848 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 PierrePierre (of color) is
plaintiff and Gabriel SGabriel S Chouteau .ChouteauGabriel S Chouteau is
defendant on the part of the plaintiff
and herein you are in no wise fail.

Witness, John RulandJohn Ruland , Clerk of our said Court, with
the seal thereof hereto affixed, at office in the City of StCity of St Louis.
LouisCity of St Louis, this 26th day of May in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty - eight

Jn RulandJohn Ruland Clerk C. C.