Peter, a free man of color vs. James Walton, George Walton
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County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis

The State of MissouriMissouri

To the Sheriff of said County Greeting

We command you to summon James WaltonJames Walton that he be and appear
before the Judge of our circuit court at the next term thereof is be held
at the city of St. LouisSt Louis within and for the County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis on the fourth monday of March next then and
there to answer into PeterPeter a free man of color who sues by Alexis AmelinAlexis Amelin his next friend of a plea of trespass to the damage of the said
PeterPeter of five Hundred Dollars and have you then there this writ

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Witness Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble Clerk of our said Court at
Office this Thirty first day of December 1827

Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble Clerk