Louis Beaudain v. Francis DeRouin
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and carried on a-
the Indian tribes according to the
directions of the said Defendant and
continued in the service of the said defendant as such trader performing all the
duties in cumbent upon him to do and
perform as such trader untill the month
of June one thousand eight hundred & seventeen. and untill his said term of service was
completely expired & ended
yet the said Defendant altho often requested
hath not paid to the said
plaintiff the said last mentioned four
hundred dollars of the said debt first above mentioned or any part
thereof but to pay the same hath hither
to wholly refused & doth refuse.

And whereas also the said Defendant
afterwards to wit, on the fifith day of Augustin the year one thousand eight hundred & seventeen at St. LouisSt Louis
last aforesaid
at the place & within the
jurisdiction aforesaid was indebted to the plaintiff in the further Sum of four hundred
dollars, for the wages of the said plain-
for his service before then done &
performed by him the said plaintiff as
a trader among the Indians for on