Rufus Easton v. George Druillard
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Saint LouisSt Louis Common pleas

Rufus EastonRufus Easton
GeorgeGeorge Druillard DruillardGeorge Druillard ,

Pursuant to a rule & issue
this deposition of Benja-
min WilkinsonWilkinson taken in this
case on friday the twenty sixth day of May in the year of our lord one thou-sand eight hundred and nine of the
office of I. . Garmin in the town of
St. LouisSt Louis between the hours of Nine of
the Clock in the fore noon and one of
the clock in the afternoon of that day
before the
a justice
of the peace of the township of St. LouisSt Louis
is as follows to wit.

The said Benjamin WilkinsonBenjamin Wilkinson being
duly sworn upon the holy evangelists
of Almighty God deposes and says that
to the
was put in preson for the alledged Murder,
of AntoineAntoine Baginot, he sent for deponent
to go and see him and asked deponent whom
he defendant should employ as his attornies
to defend him defendant on the aforesaid
charge and deponent recommended the
defendant to employ Rufus EastonRufus Easton the
plaintiff and Edward HempsteadEdward Hempstead
said he would do if