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 JohnJohn Walton WaltonJohn 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 , on the First day of December, 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 is plaintiff,
and James WaltonJames Walton is defendant,
on the part of the plaintiff; 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 27th day ofNovember in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty eight

Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble

Clerk C.C.