David Stone Co. et. al. v. Executors of Manuel Lisa et. al.
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and the said defendants further answering
say that the said petitioners ought not to fore
close the said mortgage and have the property there
in mentioned sold for the payment of the sup
posed debt therein mentioned because they say
that the said MissiouriMissouriFur CompanyMissouri Fur Company was established
for the sole purpose of trading with the Indians and
that the debt in the said petition mentioned accrued by
reason of advances made by said plaintiffs to said
MissiouriMissouriFur CompanyMissouri Fur Company of goods, wares & menchan
dise, & moneys, for the purpose of enabling said
MissiouriMissouriFur CompanyMissouri Fur Company to prosecute and carry
an the said trade that at the time when the said debt
was contracted to unit on the first day of August in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty at the county aforesaid it was
agreed by and between the said petitioners and the
said MissiouriMissouriFur CompanyMissouri Fur Company , that the said debt
should he satisfied & discharged out of the first re
turns of pettries & furs of the said Missouri FurMissouri Fur Company
CompanyMissouri Fur Company if said returners should be sufficient
and that of the afterwards and before the Com
mencement of this suit to unit on the first day of July in the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty one the said Missouri FurMissouri Fur Company Com
pany brought to St. LouisSt Louis funs and pettries being
the returners of their said made with the Indians
of great value to unit of the value of fifty thousand
dollars and for exceeding in value the amount