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 Pascal CerrePascal Cerre , PeterPeter Rayoul, Rowaine Dufresne
Michel Fontain, Jaques Bonean, Michel MarleMichel Marle and
August Dufresne


You are hereby Commanded, that setting aside all manner of excuse and delay, you
appear before our Circuit CourtCircuit Court for the County aforesaid, on the thirteenth 14th day of September 1853 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 herin you are in no wise to fail.

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Witness, Michael S. CerreMichael S Cerre , Clerk of our said Court,
with the seal thereof hereto affixed, at office, in
the City of St. LouisCity of St Louis, this tenth day of September in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and fifty three

M. SM S Cerre . CerréM S Cerre

Clerk C.C.