County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis, Ss.
The State of MissouriMissouri,
To the Sheriff of St. Louis County, Greeting:
We command you To Summan JosephJoseph
Philibert if he be found in
your County, that he be and
before the Judge of our Circuit CourtCircuit Court , on the first day of the next term thereof, to be held at the City of St. LouisCity of St Louis, within and for the County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis, on the third Mon-
day of next, then and there to answer unto PeggyPeggy Perryman
PerrymanPeggy Perryman (ofcolor) of her petition for
freedom. filed V dr3th 1848.
And have you then there this writ.
city of St. LouisSt Louis, this 18th day ofDecember in the year of our Lord eighteen hundred and forty Eight
John RulandJohn Ruland Clerk.