Gilbert Russell vs. Edward Hempstead
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District of Saint LouisDistrict of Saint Louis

The sheriff of the district of
Saint LouisSt Louis Greeting

We command you to summons Edward HempsteadEdward Hempstead admin-
istrator of all and singular the goods and chattels , Rights and credits which
were of Meriwether LewisMeriwether Lewis accused that accused -> declared ? he be & appear before the judges of
court of common pleas to be holder at the town of Saint LouisSt Louis in and for
the district of Saint LouisSt Louis on the first Monday of March than there
to answer unto GilbertGilbert C. RussellRussell of a plea of trespass on the case to the
damage of the said GilbertGilbert C. RussellRussell the sum of four
hundred dollars have you then there this writ

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Witness the honbl Silas BentSilas Bent Esquire presiding judge of our said
court at the town of saint louis aforesaid this fourteenth day of december in the year our lord one thousand eight hundred & Ten
and four independence the thirty fifth

Thos. Riddick, clk