Rufus Easton v. George Druillard
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Territory of Louesiana
District of St LouisSt Louis
Ss

The United StatesUnited States of AmericaAmerica to any Justice of the
peace for the township & Destrict of St LouisSt Louis Greeting

Reposing trust and confidence in your ability, and
circumspection, so command and require you to cause BenjaminBenjamin WilliamWilliam ,
to come before and him on the holy evangelists or examine
and concerning all the knowledge he may have in a certain matter
controvery pending before the Judges of our Court of common pleas for
is plaintiff and George DruillardGeorge Druillard
is defendant on the part of so taken
on his corporal oath to be by you administrated you to set down
in writing, and send certified under your hand and seal to the
Judge of our said, court with all convenient speed, and also
this writ

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Witness the honorable SilasSilas Bent ,BentSilas Bent
presiding, Judge of our, said court at St LouisSt Louis
foresaid this eighth day of May one thousand eight hundred and nine and the Independence
of the United StatesUnited States the thirty third year

ThosThomas .