Abraham Parker v. Manuel Lisa
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Territory Of LouisianaLouisiana,
District of of Common Pleas,

ss.

The United StatesUnited States of AmericaAmerica to any Justice of the peace of
Township Saint LouisSt Louis District

We reposing special trust and confidence in your integrity and circumspection, do command and require you that you cause to
come before you John NicholasJohn Nicholas & JohnJohn Sullins SullinsJohn Sullins â
and them examine, upon their corporal oath, to be by you administered on the Holy of Almighty God,
touching their knowledge of any thing that may relate to a certain suit now pending in our said Court before our Judges of
our said Court, between Abraham ParkerAbraham Parker plaintiff
and ManuelManuel Lisa LisaManuel Lisa administrator of GeorgeGeorge Druillard DruillardGeorge Druillard Defendant, on the part of
the plaintiff and having reduced the said deposition, so taken by you as aforesaid, into writing, you send the same
with this Commission, under your seal, to our said Court of Common Pleas with all convenient speed.

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Witness the Honourable SamuelSamuel Hammond HammondSamuel Hammond presiding Judge of our said Court at S. LouisS Louis
this twenty third day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and eleven
and of our Independence the thirty