William Clark vs. Samuel Hammond
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County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis
common pleas.

William ClarkWilliam Clark endorsee of Forgus MoorheadForgus Moorhead
by WilliamWilliam C CarrCarr his attorney complains of
Samuel HammondSamuel Hammond in a plea of trespass on the case
for that whereas the said SamuelSamuel the defendant on the
fourteenth day of November eighteen hundred & eleven
at the District of St. LouisSt Louis at the county aforesaid
and within the jurisdiction of the court made his
due where by he acknowledges there was due of
owing to the above mentioned Forgus MoorheadForgus Moorhead or
order one hundred & eight dollars fifty cents and
afterwards the contents of said due bill being then
due & unpaid the said Forgus MoorheadForgus Moorhead by an
endorsement on the back of said due bill directed
& ordered the same to be paid to William ClarkWilliam Clark
the plaintiff of which the defendant had notice
and by reason whereof he became liable to pay to
the plaintiff the said sum of money agreeably to the
of said due bill & the the same
made so liable in consideration thereof and & there undertook & promised to pay the same on demand.
Nevertheless, the said defendant the often requested
not paid the aforesaid sum of one hundred &
eight dollars fifty cents money part thereof
the same to pay wholy
refuse to the plaintiffs damage two hundred
dollars therefore he sues.

CarrCarr atty