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 Henry WaltonHenry Walton
that, setting aside all manner of excuse and delay, he be and appear in proper person before the Judge
of our Circuit CourtCircuit Court , 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 PeterPeter a colored man is plaintiff,
and James WaltonJames Walton is defendant,
on the part of the deft; and have you then there this writ.
CourtCircuit Court , at the City of St. LouisCity of St Louis, this second day ofDecember in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and twenty eight
Archibald GambleArchibald GambleClerk C.C.