William Clark vs. Horrace Austin
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District of Saint LouisDistrict of Saint Louis

William ClarkWilliam Clark / who sues for the
use of the united states / complains of Horace AustinHorace Austin of
a plea of Trespass on the case for that the said defendant on the seventeenth day of august in the
year one thousand eight hundred Eleven at the town
and district of SaintSt Louis LouisSt Louis, by his certain promisory
note of that date by him by the name of Horace AustinHorace Austin
, and to the said WilliamWilliam
then & there delivering promising him by the name of
Gen. William ClarkWilliam Clark to pay to him or order in five days from the date of said note the the sum
of one hundred forty eight dollars. value received

For the said Defendant though often required hath ever refusing the same form of
money to the plaintiff to pay to his damages for
the use of the United StatesUnited States the sum of three
Hundred Dollars Wherefore he sues.

EEdward Hempstead . HempsteadEdward Hempstead p.q