County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis
State of MissouriMissouri
This day personally appeared
before me. PeterPeter a slave,
nien, a Justice of the peaace within
and for the County of St.LouisCounty of St Louis afore
said, PeterPeter , the above petitioner, who
being duly sworn,, says that the
facts set out in the foregoing petition,
are true to the heat of his knowledge.
sworn and subscribed to this 1st day of June 1828.
J. B. Turner