Gilbert Russell vs. Edward Hempstead
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Edward Hemstead administrator
of Meriwether LewisMeriwether Lewis deceased.

The defendant in proper
person pleads:- that at the time of exhibiting the
plaintiffs writ. day of in the year
of our Lord. One thousand eight hundred & Eleven at
the Form and District of Saint LouisDistrict of Saint Louis, - then had
come into his hand . Goods, . and property of the said , to the
amount as appraised according to dan,, of One
thousand one Dollar, a seventy cents:- That on
the twenty second day of August last part, a part
of the said estate. by him to public
sale, on a credit of Six months, and sold to
the amount of four hundred & thirty eight Dollars:
and there remains in his hands unsold. So the
amount of the appraised value of five hundred
& ninety two Dollars, seventy cents, in
territorial certificates uncollected and unpaid
(out of which is to be Deducted the charges few of
administering on the said estate & the amount of
compensation to this Defendant not yet allowed
that the following Demands
have been presented to him as administrator of the
said estate-..- To Jacob Philipeon on a
Mortgage: The promises decreed to be sold
a balance of $361.61- charles note of hand against the said LewisLewis
for the sum of one hundred & twenty five Dollars.
-..- against the said
Louis Louis -> LewisLewis , for the sum of seven hundred eighteen Dollars
& forty five cents. -..-

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A a Bill of exchange by said LewisLewis in
of PeterPeter proven chou on JamesJames MadisonMadison Secretary of State, for the sum of of Eighteen Dollars
and Seventy five cents. - Said Lewis's note to
Antoine Saugrain for Thirty Dollars Seventy five cents.-
Said Lewis's note to AugustAugust Chouteau ChouteauAugust Chouteau for
Ten Dollars. A Judgment against this Defendant
as Administrator as aforesaid , in favor of Shined G fraine by a the peace for the of SaintSt Louis LouisSt Louis, for the
Sum of Forty Eight Dollars: which said Judgment
this Defendant has caused to be removed to the Court
of Common Pleas for the DistrictDistrict of Saint Louis of Saint LouisDistrict of Saint Louis
And an account of John against said
LewisLewis to the amount of Five hundred fifty nine Dollars A note in favor of Alexander StuartAlexander Stuart for
Seven hundred fifty Dollars, under Seal WilliamWilliam H Thomas protested Gift of Exchange against the Estate
of said Meriwether LewisMeriwether Lewis for the sum of Two Hundred
Twenty Dollars of
hand against said LewisLewis for the sum of Two Hundred
thirty one Dollars forty five one half cents ,
which with the plaintiff's demand in this suit
makes in the whole the sum of Three thousand and
four Hundred Fifty Two Dollars Fifty nine
one half cents, which the said estate
not calculating the fee, change, of
the administration not yet to the
amount of Two Thousand and four Hundred and
nineteen Dollars Eighty Nine one half cents
and that no other Good a chattels of the said