United States v. Paul Premo
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In the Circuit CourtCircuit Court
December Term1819
St. St. Louis County (To )

The for the United StatesUnited States of Amer-
ica present that PaulPaul of the Said county Pub
lican from the last October to the present day 8 Dec. 1809 and
on other times & days between that day & the day of the
finding of the indictment with force & arms at his residence in the
Town of StSt Louis. LouisSt Louis in the CountyCounty of St Louis of StCounty of St Louis LouisCounty of St Louis did keep maintenance at
certain common & ill governed and disordely house and in
his said house for his own & gain certain persons as well men
or women of evil & fame & of conversation to
frequent & comm together then & on other days & times there un-
lawfully & wilfully did cause & the said new women
his said in the night the & on the other
day & times there to be & remain fighting drinking
gambling whoring themselves unlawfully
did permit & doth permit to the great damage & common nuisance
of all the good people there inhabiting, residing & passing to the evil
example of all others in the like case offending and against the
Peace & dignity of the United StatesUnited States of AmericaAmerica

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