Peter, a free man of color vs. James Walton, George Walton
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County Of St. LouisSt Louis, Sct.

The State Of MissouriMissouri,

To The Sheriff Of Saint LouisSt Louis County-Greeting:

You are hereby commanded to summon WilliamWilliam Dawkins DawkinsWilliam Dawkins Joseph WaltonJoseph Walton George WaltonGeorge Walton and Elizabeth McDonald
that, setting aside all manner of excuse and delay, They be and appear in proper person before the Judge
of our Circuit CourtCircuit Court , on the 4th day of August, 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 PeterPeter a man of color is plaintiff,
and James WaltonJames Walton is defendant,
on the part of the Defendant; and have you then there this writ.

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Witness, Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble , Clerk of our said CircuitCircuit Court
CourtCircuit Court , at the City of St. LouisCity of St Louis, this nineteenth day ofJune in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and twenty eight

Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble

Clerk C.C.