Peter Provenchere and Frederick Butler v. Thompson Bird
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MissouriMissouri Territory
County of S LouisCounty of S Louis


The United StatesUnited States of AmericaAmerica
To any Judge or Justice of the peace
within and for the county of Cape GirardeauCape Girardeau County,

We reposing special trust and confidence in your
integrity, and circumspection, do require and command
you that you cause to come before you such persons
as shall be named to you by PeterPeter ProvenchereProvenchere administrator,
of all and singular the goods and chattels rights
and credits of FrederickFrederick Butler decd and them examine
upon their corporal, oath to be by you administred touch
ing their knowledge of any thing that may relate to a
certain suit now pending in our said Circuit court where
PeterPeter Proven chere, Administrator & c of FrederickFrederick Butler
is plaintiff and Thompson BirdThompson Bird is defendant on
the part of the said plaintiff and having reduced
the said depostions so taken by you as aforesaid
into writing you send the same with this commission