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

ToAntoine SmithAntonie Smith MarianneMarianne Tison TisonMarianne Tison , Frs Tison
Michel Marly, F.J. Renad
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 theforthwith
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 is
plaintiff and G. S. ChouteauS Chouteau is
defendant on the part of deft,
and herein you are in no wise to fail:
and said FrsTisonTison
to bring with him the
family bible or book
showing his age

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 14th day of June in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty- eight

Jno RulandJohn Ruland

Clerk C.C.