Peter, a slave vs. James Walton
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James WaltonJames Walton
PeterPeter , a man of Colour

In the CircuitCircuit Court CourtCircuit Court of St. Louis County
July Term 1829

And the said James WaltonJames Walton by GeyerGeyer
his attorney comes and defends the force and injury when
and says that he is not guilty of the said supposed trespass
above said to his charge or any part thereof in manner and
form as the said plaintiff had above there of complained
against him. And of this the said JamesJames puts himself
upon the County

Filed August 3rd 1829

A GambleArchibald Gamble ClR

Geyer for Dfns