County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis, sct.
State Of MissouriMissouri,
To the Sheriff of St. Louis County---Greeting:
You are hereby commanded to summon Thos J Stewart
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 1st day of sept 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 Laveillebeuvre & W D WaltonW D Walton are
plaintiff and P & J Powell are
defendant on the part of deft
and have you then and there this writ.
the City of St. LouisCity of St Louis, this fifth day of Augt in the year of our Lord, eighteen hundred and thirty-seven
John RulandJohn RulandClerk, C.C.