John Baptiste Prevert v. Manuel Lisa
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and One water craft commonly called a canoe of the
value of twenty dollars and also of ten bushels of Indian
corn in barrels to wit five bushels in, one and five bushels in
another of the value of one dollars per bushel and the
said John being so possessed as aforesaid at the place aforesaid
lost all of the goods aforesaid casually afterwards on the same
day and year aforesaid at the place aforesaid the same
out of his hand and possession and afterwards to wit
on the same day and year aforesaid at the place aforesaid
The said ManuelManuel came to the possession of the said goods
by finding and being so posessed and well knowing the
and that said goods did of right belong to the
said John hath hitherto wholly failed and refused to
The same to the said John after thereto afterwards
on the same day and year aforesaid at the
requested to deliver but the said ManuelManuel intending to cheat
The said John in this behalf did afterwards on the
same day and year the said good to
his own proper use and benefits wherefore the said
John says he is injured and has sustained one hundred
dollars damage threrefore he sues

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for plaintiff