And to the fifth and last pleas of said Defendant the said plaintiff
saith that he did within one year after public notice was given
by said Defendant in the MissouriMissouriGazette a public news papers of this
his account or demand to said Defendant according to this
Statute of this Territory in such cases made and provided and
this he prays may be enquired of by the Country.
EEdward Hempstead .HempsteadEdward Hempstead plff