Hugh Richard v. Benjamin O'Fallen
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the said Benjamin O. Fallen in the capacity of
clerk on the said trading voyage which the said
BenjaminBenjamin was then starting on up the river,
MississippiMississippi, and its tributary streams to wit all
the aforesaid and the said HughHugh that
he did during the said voyage perform the duties
of clerk to and under the said Benjamin OBenjamin O'Fallon
FallenBenjamin O'Fallon and the said HughHugh further in fact saith
that he was in the service of the said BenjaminBenjamin ,
on the said voyage for a long time towit for
ten months Nevertheless, the said BenjaminBenjamin O'Fallon
O FallenBenjamin O'Fallon not regarding his aforesaid promise and
undertaking did not and has not allowed and
payed the said HughHugh RichardRichard for his services in
the capacity aforesaid during the time that the said
HughHugh was in the service of the said BenjaminBenjamin
as aforesaid at the rate and proportion of four
hundred dollars a year nor hath the said BenjaminBenjamin ,
as yet paid the said HughHugh any thing
for his aforesaid services Bat so to do the often
requested hath hitherto, wholly refused and
still doth refuse

And for that whereas also the said
Benjamin O FallenBenjamin O'Fallon afterward towit on the
day an d year aforesaid at the county afore
said in consideration that the said HughHugh RichardRichard
at the like special instance and request of the
said BenjaminBenjamin would go along with and
serve him the said BenjaminBenjamin in the capacity
of clerk on certain trading voyage up the
river MississippiMississippi, and its tributary, streams he
the said Benjamin O FallenBenjamin O'Fallon undertook and then
and there faithfully promised the said HughHugh