William Clark vs. Joseph Manseau
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Territory of LouisianaLouisiana
District of Saint louis Set

The UnitedUnited States StatesUnited States of AmericaAmerica to the sheriff of the
Districts of Saint LouisSt Louis greeting

We command you to take Joseph Manseau if he may be
found within your bailiwick and him safely keep as that you may have his
body before the judges of our court of common pleas to be holden at the town of
St. LouisSt Louis in & for the District of St. LouisSt Louis on the first Monday of november
next then there to answer unto WilliamWilliam clark (for the use of the missouri
fur company) of a plea of trespass on the care to the Damage of the said
William ClarkWilliam Clark the sum of four hundred Dollars and have your their there
then there

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Witness the honorable SilasSilas Bent BentSilas Bent Esquire presiding Judge
of our said Court at the town of st. 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

Thos. F. RiddickThomas F Riddick Clk

Take bail for $400.00
Thos. F. RiddickThomas F Riddick Clk