Louis Chouteau v. Gabriel S. Chouteau
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Louis ChouteauLouis Chouteau
plaintiff (of color)
Gabriel S. ChouteauGabriel S Chouteau

In the St Louis CircuitCircuit Court
CourtCircuit Court
January 23rd 1861

To the Sheriff of St Louis County:

You are hereby notified that a motion is
pending in the above named suit to order
the Sheriff to hire out the plaintiff in
accordance with Sec. 8 Chap. 69 of the
Statutes of MissouriMissouri on the subject of freedom
& that said motion will be called up for
action thereon by the Court aforesaid, at
the Court House, in the City & Court of St LouisSt Louis
State of MissouriMissouri, on the 24th day of January 1861, at the hour of 10 o'clock A.M.
or as soon thereafter as the attention of the
Court can be given to the consideration
of the said motion, when & where you will
please attend & show cause if any you
have, why said motion should not be
granted by the Court

HenryHenry Cobb
Atty for Plff