Lewis, a man of color vs. James Newton and Jacob Cooper
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County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis, sct.
State of MissouriMissouri,

To the Sheriff of St. Louis CountyâGreeting.

You are hereby commanded to summon
JacobJacob Cooper, PeterPeter E. Blow &
Horatio N. Cross.
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
18th July
at the city of St. LouisSt Louis, then and there to testify
and the truth to say in a certain matter of controversy now pending in our said Court,
wherein
Louis (a man of Color)
is plaintiff and
JamesJames Newton
is defendant on the part of
the
plff and have you then and there this writ.

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Witness, John RulandJohn Ruland , Clerk of our said Circuit CourtCircuit Court , at the
City of St. LouisCity of St Louis, this 29th day ofJune in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirtysix

Jn. RulandJohn Ruland

Clerk, C.C.