Sherred G. Swaine vs. Edward Hempstead
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Territory Of LouisianaLouisiana District Of St.LouisSt LouisSct.

The United StatesUnited States of AmericaAmerica to the Sheriff of St.LouisSt Louis

You are hereby commanded to summons WilliamWilliam ClarkeClarke and
SamuelSamuel SolomonSolomon
that setting aside all manner of exuse and delays they & each of them be and
appear in proper person before the judges of our Court of common pleas on the
second day of July next at the
town of Saint LouisSt Louis then there to testify and the truth to say in a cer-
tain matter of controversy now pending in our said court, wherein Sherred G.
- Saine is plantiff and Edward HampsteadEdward Hampstead admin-
istrator of MeriwetherMeriwether Lewis LewisMeriwether Lewis deceased
defendant on the part of the defendant and have you
then there this write.

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Witness The Honbl.Silas BentSilas Bent pre-
siding judge of our said court at the town of St. LouisSt Louis the
twenty Eighth day of May in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred andEleven and of the Independence of the
United StatesUnited States the thirty fifth


Clerk of St. LSt Louis . DSt Louis .C.P.