William Clark vs. Horrace Austin
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Territory of LouisianaLouisiana
District of St. LouisSt Louis

The United StatesUnited States of america to the
sheriff of the district of StSt Louis.
LouisSt Louis-Greeting

We command you to take HoraceHorace Austin AustinHorace Austin if
he may be found within your bailiwick and and him safely keep so that you have his body before the judges of our
Court of common Pleas to beholden at the town of St. LouisSt Louis
in and for the district of St. LouisSt Louis on the first monday of
July next then and there to Answer unto William ClarkWilliam Clark for
the use of the United StatesUnited States in a plea of trespasson the case
to the damage of the & the sum of three hundred
dollars and have you then there this Writ

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Witness the honblSamuelSamuel Hammond HammondSamuel Hammond presiding
Judge of our said court of the town of SaintSt Louis
LouisSt Louis aforesaid this fourteenth day of april in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twelve and of our inde-
pendence the thirty sixth
Bail is Required to $ 300

Thomas F. RiddickThomas F Riddick , Clk

Thomas F. RiddickThomas F Riddick , Clk