Abraham Parker vs. Manuel Lisa
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Territory of MissouriMissouri
County of Saint LouisCounty of Saint Louis
Ss

Abraham ParkerAbraham Parker by Edward HempsteadEdward Hempstead
his atttorney complains of Manual LisaManuel Lisa upon a plea that he render
unto him the sum of Seventy ........Dollars
.....lawful in any of the United StatesUnited States, which to him he owes
and from him unjustly detains for that where as at a court of
Common pleas began and held at the Town of Saint LouisSt Louis in and for
the aforesaid County of Saint LouisCounty of Saint Louis on the first monday of July in the year One thousand eight hundred and Twelve the said
AbrahamAbraham the plaintiff by the Judgment of the said Court then sitting
recovered against him the said Defendant as administrator of all and-
singular the goods and Chattels, rights and credits of GeorgeGeorge
DruillardDruillard deceased as well the sum of seventy Dollars for his
damages as fifty eight . . . Dollars eleven cents his costs
in and about that suit laid out and expended, and it was then & there
the opinion of the said Court then setting as aforesaid, that the said
Manuel LisaManuel Lisa administrator as aforesaid had not fully administered
the estate and effects of the aforesaid George DruillardGeorge Druillard deceased
and that the said estate was not insolvent - and also that the said
Abraham ParkerAbraham Parker should have the said defendant
administrator as aforesaid the aforesaid sum of seventy dollars damages
and fifty eight . . . Dollars eleven cents costs as aforesaid to be levied of
the goods and chattels which were of the said George DruillardGeorge Druillard
at the time of his death in the hands of the aforesaid adminis
trator to be administered, and if there were not so much of
the goods & chattels which were of the said George DruillardGeorge Druillard
at the time of his death in the hands of the said Administrator
to be administered, then of the porper goods and chattels of the said
Manuel LisaManuel Lisa the costs and charges aforesaid were to be made
where of the said Manuel LisaManuel Lisa administrator as aforesaid was convic
ted as appears by the records and proceedings of the said court
[ norr ] remaining in the Town of Saint LouisSt Louis will more fully, and at
large appear and the said plaintiff that the said
Judgments in no wise reversed or annulled, but remains in full
force and virtue nor hath the said plaintiff yet obtained satisfac
tion for any part there of and the said plaintiff saith further that
for obtaining states faction for his damages and costs aforesaid, said
forth out of the clerks office of the said Court of Common pleas
on the twenty first day of August on the aforesaid year of one thousand eight hundred and twelve his writ of Execution directed
to the sheriff of the said County of Saint LouisCounty of Saint Louis by which said writ
the sheriff aforesaid was commanded, that of the goods and chattels

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which were of the said George DruillardGeorge Druillard at the time of his death
in the hands of the said Defendant Administrator as aforesaid
to be administered being in the bailiwick of the said sheriffâ
he should cause the damages - costs and charges aforesaid to be made
of the - said Defendant administrator as aforesaid had so much of the
goods and Chattels in his hands to be administred and of the said
administrator had not so much of the proper goods and Chattels
which were of the said George DruillardGeorge Druillard deceased in his hands
to be administered him the costs and charges aforesaid to be made
of the proper goods and chattels of hour the said ManuelManuel .
and that the said sheriff should have those sums before the judges
of the said Court of Common pleas to be held at the Town of
Saint LouisSt Louis on the first Monday in November, then next after the
date of the said Execution to render unto him the said plaintiff
his said damages costs and charges aforesaid and that he should
have then there that writ which said writ afterwards and before
the return of the said writ was delivered to the sheriff of the aforesaid
County on the fourth day of September then next in the year that afore
said to be executed in due form of said trial at the County aforesaid
to which said trial afterwards and at the return thereof on
the said first monday in November in the year aforesaid the said
sheriff returnedto the Court then sitting at the Town of Saint LouisSt Louis
aforesaid. That there was no property in his said bailiwick whereon
to the said damages and that the costs were unsatisfied
which said and the return there on are now remaining of
record in the said Court of Common pleas at the Town of SaintSt Louis
LouisSt Louis aforesaid. reference being had thereto will more fully and
at large appear. And the said plaintiff also that he is
not yet satisfied of the aforesaid sum of Seventy Dollars damages
as aforesaid ...or any part there of
and the said plaintiff moreover saith that after the rendition
of the said Judgment and before the of the writ
and process original of the plaintiff in this cause, to writ on the
first day of October in the year, One thousand eight hundred and twelve, divers goods and Chattels which were of the said
George DruillardGeorge Druillard at the time of his death to the value of the said
sum of Seventy Dollars ... came to the
hands of the said Defendant to be administered with the said
Defendant could have satisfied, at the County of SaintCounty of Saint Louis
LouisCounty of Saint Louis aforesaid but the said Defendant sold
committed and disposed to his own use the said
goods & Chattels whereby an action hath accrued to the