Peter Chouteau vs. Edward Hempstead
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Territory of LouisianaLouisiana
District of Saint LouisDistrict of Saint Louis


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

We command you to summons Edward HampsteadEdward Hampstead administrator of all and Singular the
goods and Chattels , rights of credits, Lands and tenements ,
which of MeriwetherMeriwether Lewis LewisMeriwether Lewis decd late of the district
aforesaid, if he may be found within your bailiwick
that he be and appear before the judges of our Court
of common pleas to the holden at the town of SaintSt Louis-
LouisSt Louis in and fore the District of Saint - Louis on
the first monday of November next then and
there to Answer unto PeterPierre Chouteau ChouteauPierre Chouteau in a plea of
trespass on the case to the damage of the Said PeterPierre Chouteau
ChouteauPierre Chouteau one thousand one hundred dollars
and have you then then this writ.

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Witness the honbSamuelSamuel Hammond HammondSamuel Hammond
presiding judge of our said court at
S LouisS Louis aforesaid this eighteenth day of October in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and eleven
and of the Independance of this
United StatesUnited States the sixth

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