Pierre, a man of color v. Gabrial Chouteau
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PierrePierre (of color) Plaintiff,
vs
Gabriel S.ChouteauGabriel S Chouteau , Defendant

In notice of the annexed commission
issued from the Circuit CourtCircuit Court for the County ofCounty of S Louis
S LouisCounty of S Louis in the State of MissouriMissouri, for the
examination of witnessed on behalf of the
Plaintiff in a certain cause pending in the
said Court, wherein PierrePierre (of color)is
Plaintiff, and Gabriel S.ChouteauGabriel S Chouteau is Defendant,
the said Commission date at the City ofCity of St Louis
St LouisCity of St Louis the fifth day of Februarylastpast
and district "To any Judge, Justice of the Peace,
or other judicial officer of CanadaCanada East," to wit
of the eastern part of the Province of CanadaProvince of Canada
heretofore constituting the Province of Lower
CanadaCanada, I, John Sammel Mc Cord, of
the City ofCity of Montreal MontrealCity of Montreal in the District ofDistrict of Montreal MontrealDistrict of Montreal,
in the said eastern part of CanadaCanada, Esquire
on of the Circuit Judges in and for the said
district of MontrealMontreal, together with FrederickFrederick Griffin
GriffinFrederick Griffin , of the same place, advocate, of counsel
for the plaintiff, and RobertRobert S.M.,
Esquire of the same place, advocate, of counsel
for the Defendant, did affirm at the office
of the saidFrederick GriffinFrederick Griffin in the said City ofCity of Montreal
MontrealCity of Montreal on the twenty fifth day of March one thousand eight hundred and forty six, at noon
persuant to the notice annexed to the said
Commission; The Commission read:- Mr.GriffinGriffin
then stated his in ability to and the

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improbability of his being able, for some days to
come to the attendance of two certain
witnesses, the one by reason of theinfermity of
health, and the other by reason of his judicial occu
pations during the present session of the Court of
for the said District ofDistrict of Montreal MontrealDistrict of Montreal
and also that he, Mr.GriffinGriffin , required further time
to certain official documents to her
produced on the Plaintiff's behalf; and Mr.GriffinGriffin
therefore requested an adjournment of the proceedings
for a few days;- consented to that
adjournment;- all further proceeings under the
said annexed commission are accordingly by me
adjourned to the ninth day of April next at
noon

J.McordClerk