Peter Provenchere and Frederick Butler v. Thompson Bird
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value towit of the value of three thousand
dollars and being so possessed, thereof he, the
said FrederickFrederick , Butler afterwards towit on the
day and year and at the place aforesaid
lost the said goods and chattels money
fur trunks hats buffalo robes &, skins out of
his possession, and the same afterwards towit
on the same day and year at the place aforesaid,
came to the possession, of the said ThompsonThompson Bird ,
BirdThompson Bird by finding
and whereas also the said FrederickFrederick , Butler in
his lifetime towit on the day and year at
the place and within the jurisdiction, a
foresaid was lawfully possessed, of divers, other
goods and chattels towit twenty four bear, skins
thirteen, packs of deer, skins one hundred and
thirty nine Buffalo Robes one hundred and
eighty seven pounds of Beaver, fur two
trunks sealed up nineteen hats four
fox skins and one otter skin fourteen
packs of Buffalo robes eleven packs of
deer skins fourteen hats ninety nine pounds,
of beaver fur, two trunks and one hundred
and thirty nine dollars and fifty cents in Bank,
bills and divers, towit fifteen notes of the
Bank of the state of KentuckyKentucky, of ten dollars
each commonly called, a Bank note fifteen
of the same Bank of five dollars each
and fifteen notes of the same bank of
twenty dollars each fifteen of the Bank,
of Nashville, of ten dollars each and fifteen
of the same bank of five dollars each
of great value towit of the value of three
thousand dollars as of his own property and
being, so possessed, thereof he said FrederickFrederick Butler
afterwards towit on the same day and year and
at the place aforesaid died so possess thereof,