Francois Leclerc vs. Joseph Robideau
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And whereas also, the said JosephJoseph afterw
ards, to with, on the day and year last afore
said in the county aforesaid was indebted
to the said FrancoisFrancois in the further sum of four
hundred dollars for the work and labor, care and diligence of the said FrancoisFrancois by him the
the said FrancoisFrancois before that time , transformed and bestowed, in and about the business of
the said JosephJoseph in carrying on trade and
commerce for the said JosephJoseph with the ParisParis Indians in the nation of the ParisParis, to wit,
at St. LouisSt Louis aforesaid, and at his special interest and request:----- And also in the
like further sum of four hundred dollars for goods, wares and merchandizes, by the said FrancoisFrancois before that time sold and delivered to the said JosephJoseph and at his like special instance and request: And also in the further sum of four hundred dollars by the said FrancoisFrancois before that
time lent and advanced to, and paid, laid

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out and expended for the said JosephJoseph and
at his like special instance and request:
And also in the further sum of four hundred
dollars for other money by the said JosephJoseph
before that time had and occured to and
for the use of the said FrancoisFrancois : and
being so indebted he the said JosephJoseph in
consideration therof afterwards, to wit, on
the day and year last aforesaid, at StSt Louis.
LouisSt Louis aforesaid, undertook and then and
there faithfully promised the said FrancoisFrancois
to pay him the said several sums of
money in this recent mentioned when he
the said JosephJoseph should be thinkto afterwards
requested.

Nevertheless the said JosephJoseph
not regarding his said several promises
and under takings, but continuing and
frandulently intending, craftily and subtly
to deceive and defaced the said FrancoisFrancois