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 Mr. Precie Michel Cuigian and
Mr. Fortain

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 21st 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 MaryMary Charlotte CharlotteMary Charlotte is
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 StCity of St Louis.
LouisCity of St Louis, this 13th day of Mayin the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty-five

Jn. RulandJohn Ruland

Clerk, C.C.