County of St LouisCounty of St Louis, ss.
The State of MissouriMissouri,
To Michel MarleMichel Marle & PierrePierre Lariviere LarivierePierre Lariviere
You are hereby commanded, that setting aside all manner of excuse and delay, you appear
before the Judge of our Circuit CourtCircuit Court , on the 28th day of April 1847 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 Louis ChouteauLouis Chouteau is
plaintiff and Gabriel S. ChouteauGabriel S Chouteau
defendant on the part of the plaintiff
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 24th day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty-seven
. JnJohn Ruland RulandJohn Ruland Clerk C.C.