John Cathee v. Edward Hempstead
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Territory of LouisianaLouisiana
District of Saint LouisDistrict of Saint Louis

The united States of america to
the sheriff of the district of
Saint LouisSt Louis Greeting

We command you to summon EdwardEdward Hempstead ,HempsteadEdward Hempstead ,
administrator of the goods and Chattels, rights and credits of
MeriwetherMeriwether Lewis ,LewisMeriwether Lewis , deceased, if he may be found within your
Bailwick, that he, be and appear before the judges of our
Court of Common Pleas, to be holden, at the town of saint Louis
in and for the district of Saint LouisSt Louis on the first monday of
november next then there to answer, unto JohnJohn Cathee CatheeJohn Cathee , of a plea
that he under to him the sum, of five hundred and fifty nine
dollars which from him he unjustly, detains to the damage
of the said JohnJohn Cathee CatheeJohn Cathee , the sum of five hundred and ninety
dollars I have you then there this writ

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Witness the Honbl,BentBent esquire presiding, Judge
of our said court at the town of Saint LouisSt Louis this third day of September in the year of our Lord one thousand and hundred and ten & of our Independence, the thirty fifth