Louis Chouteau v. Gabriel S. Chouteau
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State of MissouriMissouri
County of St LouisCounty of St Louis

To the Sheriff of said St Louis County; Greetings

beingnow to appear to the oath & action,
of the undersigned Judge of the St LouisCircuit Court
Circuit CourtCircuit Court that by the affidavit,
of .I. P. FoucheEsq. that Louis
of color, is about to be removed,
out of the jurisdiction of said CircuitCircuit Court
CourtCircuit Court there are therefore to,
command the said Sheriff to seize
the said Louis wherever he may be
found and him bring him before
the undersigned at chambers
of the office of the Clerk of said
Court of the Court House in the
CityCity of St Louis of St LouisCity of St Louis on Monday
the 8th day of June AD 1857 at
the hour of 9 AM and you
are further commanded to summon
summon B MB M Lynch LynchB M Lynch or other
person in whose possession the said
Louis may be found then and
there to appear before the undersigned
given under my hand this sixth day of June in the year of our Lord eighteen hundred fifty seven

A HamiltonAlexander Hamilton
Judge 8th Ju
dicial Cir Mo