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


The State Of MissouriMissouri,

To Antoine SmithAntonie Smith , MichelMichel Marle MarleMichel Marle & Mdme
TisonTison Marianne MarianneTison Marianne TisonTison is
Greeting:

You are hereby commanded, that setting aside all manner of excuse and delay, you appear
before the Judge of our Circuit CourtCircuit Court , on the 8th May 1845 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 Mary CharlotteMary Charlotte
plaintiff and Gabriel SGabriel S Chouteau .ChouteauGabriel S Chouteau is
defendant on the part of Deft
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 StCity of St Louis.
LouisCity of St Louis, this 7 day of Mayin the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty-five

Jn. RulandJohn Ruland

Clerk, C.C.