The State of MissouriMissouri,
To the Sheriff of St. Louis County, Greeting
You are hereby commanded to summon Eighteen good and
lawful men to appear before the St. Louis Circuit CourtCircuit Court
on Thursday next the 22d instant at 9 o' clock a.m.
out of whom to empannel
a jury in the case of Mary CharlotteMary Charlotte vs
GabrielGabriel S Chouteau S. ChouteauGabriel S Chouteau , and have you then there this writ
with the names of those on whom you have served the same
Witness WilliamWilliam J. Hammand Clerk
of said Court with the seal thereof hereto
affixed at office in the City of St. LouisCity of St Louis
this 16 day of May 1856.
WmWilliam J Hammond J. HammondWilliam J Hammond Clk