Samuel B. Smith vs. John Connelly and James Feron
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the original whereof was lodged, by marked consent, with
one John Wright, of Saint LouisSt Louis aforesaid for safe keeping,; -
That all of the partners were, to go on the, said expedition, : -
And your orator further, shows that they obtained from the
superintendant, of Indian, affairs at St LouisSt Louis a or permit,
so made with the Indians, on the waters of the MississippiMississippi River,
RiverMississippi River and the and prepared for their,
expidition, that your orator was, then sick, of a
complaint and JamesJames Fernon FernonJames Fernon one of the, said defendants,
concluded not, to go on the said expidition,, and put one
John Manson, in his stead, and place upon terms, and conditions,
agreed upon, by said FernonFernon & Manson, that the said ConnollyConnolly ,
your orator, as agent for FernonFernon , : embarked with,