" St LouisSt Louisjune 16th 1809â
âThree days after sight, my first of this tenor no and
â date remaining unpaid, pay to Peter ChouteauPierre Chouteau on order
âthe sum of Eighty one dollars for value received as advice
of this date
MeriwetherMeriwether Lewis LewisMeriwether Lewis "
âDr.WilliamWilliam PustisPustis Secretary of Warâ