County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis, SS.
The State of MissouriMissouri,
To the Sheriff of St. Louis Countyà ¸Greeting:
We command you to Summon Gabriel S. ChouteauGabriel S Chouteau
if he be found in your County, that he be and appear
before the Judge of our Circuit CourtCircuit Court , on the first day of the next term thereof, to
be held at the City of St. LouisCity of St Louis, within and for the county of St. LouisSt Louis, on the
third Monday of April next, then and there to answer unto LouisLouis Chouteau
ChouteauLouis Chouteau of a plea of Trespass
to the damage of said plaintiff of Eight hundred
dollars: And have you then there this writ.
with the seal thereof hereto affixed, at office, in the
city of St. LouisSt Louis, this fourteenth day ofFebruary in the year of our Lord eighteen hundred and forty four.
Jn. RulandJohn Ruland Clerk