County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis, sct.
State of MissouriMissouri,
To the Sheriff of Saint LouisSt Louis County---Greeting.
You are here by commanded to summon JohnJohn T Walton T WaltonJohn T Walton and ArchibaldArchibald Gamble GambleArchibald Gamble
McDonald that setting aside all manner of excuse and delay, they be and appear in proper person before the Judge
of our Circuit CourtCircuit Court , on the tenth day of Augustnext 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 man of Color is plaintiff, and
JamesJames Walton WaltonJames Walton is defendant, on the part of the
plaintiff-; and have you then there this writ.
at the city of St. LouisSt Louis, this Fifteenth day of July in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty one
Archibald GambleArchibald GambleClerk, C.C.