County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis, Ss.
The State of MissouriMissouri,
To MarianneMarianne Tison TisonMarianne Tison , Antoine SmithAntonie Smith ,
MichaelMichael Marli MarliMichael Marli
You are here by commanded, that setting aside all manner of excuse and delay, you appear
before the Judge of our Circuit CourtCircuit Court , on the 30th day of April instant
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 LouisLouis Chouteau ChouteauLouis Chouteau (of Color) is
plaintiff and Gabriel S. ChouteauGabriel S Chouteau is
defendant on the part of the defendant
and herein you are in no wise to fail.
the seal thereof hereto affixed, at office, in the City of StCity of St Louis.
LouisCity of St Louis, this 27th day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty-six.
John RulandJohn Ruland Clerk, C.C.