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 Paschal CerrePascal Cerre & Michael Marlé
Dr. TrudeauTrudeau
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 day of May
forthwith 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 is
plaintiff and Gabriel 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 StCity of St Louis.
LouisCity of St Louis, this 8th day of Mayin the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and forty- five.

John RulandJohn Ruland

Clerk C.C.