County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis, sct.
The State Of MissouriMissouri,
To the Sheriff of St. LouisSt Louis county---Greeting.
You are hereby commanded to summon Thomas J StewartThomas J Stewart
that setting aside all manner of excuse and delay, he be and appear in proper person
before the Judge of our Circuit CourtCircuit Court , on the 12th April next
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 J U Lavillebeuvre & W D WaltonW D Walton are
plaintiffs and PeterPeter & Jos PowellJos Powell are
defendants on the part of deft
and have you then and there this writ.
at the City of St. LouisCity of St Louis, this 19th day of March in the year of our Lord, eighteen hundred and thirty- seven
Clerk, C. C.