Falconer, John G. Comegys vs. Edward Hempstead
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District of St. LouisSt Louis

FalconerFalconer & John G. Comegys, late merchants trading under the style of their said part-
nerships, to wit FalconerFalconer & Comegys by CarrCarr their attorney
complain of EdwardEdward Hempstead HempsteadEdward Hempstead administrator of all and singular the goods rights of Meriwether LewisMeriwether Lewis deceased in a plea of trespass on the case for that
whereas the said Meriwether LewisMeriwether Lewis on the twentysecond day of august eighteen hundred & nine, at the district
aforesaid made & delivered the following
promisory note $331.45 1/2 Saint LouisSt LouisAug 22 1809 there
âafter date I promise to pay to FalconerFalconer " Comegys
under the sum of three hundred & thirty one dollars
â forty five & a half cents, waived. MeriwetherMeriwether
âLewisLewis â and also this other promisory note to wit â
â & twenty three dollars, thirty seven a half
âcents. MeriwetherMeriwether Lewis LewisMeriwether Lewis "August 24. 1809ââ by reason of
the making & delivering of which said notes , the said
Meriwether LewisMeriwether Lewis & in his lifetime after the expiration
of the aforesaid term of three months became able to pay
to the plaintiff the aforesaid several sums of money agree
to the of said notes - the said
MeriwetherMeriwether in his life, and the said EdwardEdward Hemp
stead his administrator as aforesaid, since his decease
hath not paid the aforesaid several sums of money
nor any part thereof the said MeriwetherMeriwether in his lifetime & the said EdwardEdward Hempstead HempsteadEdward Hempstead adm-
inistrator as aforesaid since his decease have been freq-
uently requested, but the same to pay hath hitherto wholy & state to the damage of the
plaintiffs the sum of five hundred dollars
therefore they sue by

CarrCarr atty plf