Mary Charlotte, a woman of color v. Gabriel S. Chouteau
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County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis, SS.

The State Of MissouriMissouri,

To Mr. Dufraun. J. B. Lesprauce
& Mr. LaRiviere Paschal CerrePascal Cerre
Michel MarleMichel Marle & D. TrudeauGreeting.

You are herby commanded, that setting aside all manner of excuse and delay, you appear
before the Judge of our Circuit CourtCircuit Court , on the twenty first day of May 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 Mar CharlotteCharlotte x
plaintiff and Gabriel S ChouteauGabriel S Chouteau
defendant on the part of the plaintiff
and herein you are in no wise to fail.

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Witness, John RulandJohn Ruland , Clerk of our said Court, with
the seal thereof hereto affixed, at office, in the City of St. LouisCity of St Louis,
this herewith day of Mayin the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and forty one.

Jn RulandJohn Ruland

Clerk, C.C.