William Clark vs. Charles Bourguion
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Territory of LouisianaLouisiana
District of Saint LouisDistrict of Saint Louis

for the United StatesUnited States of AmericaAmerica to Sheriff of the DistrictDistrict of Saint Louis
of Saint LouisDistrict of Saint Louis Greeting

We Command you to take Charles BourguionCharles Bourguion if he may be found
within your Bailiwick and him safely keep so that you have his body before the
the judges of our Court of Common pleas to be holden at the town of St. LouisSt Louis
on & for the District of St. LouisSt Louis on the first Monday of November
next then there to answer unto William ClarkWilliam Clark for the use of the
Missouri Fur CompanyMissouri Fur Company of a plea of trespass on the case to the
damage of the said WilliamWilliam the sum of Three hundred Dollars
& have you then there this writ:

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Witness the honorable SilasSilas Bent BentSilas Bent presiding
judge of our said Court at the town of
St. LouisSt Louis aforesaid this twenty fourth day of July in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and nine & of our independence
the thirty fourth

Thomas F. RiddickThomas F Riddick Clk

Bill for $300.00

Thomas F. RiddickThomas F Riddick Clk