David Stone Co. et. al. v. Executors of Manuel Lisa et. al.
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and for further plea in this behalf the said defen
dants say that said supposed mortgage ought not to be foreclosed
because they say that said supposed mortgage is not
their deed & of this they put themselves upon the country
&c.

and for further plea in this behalf said defen
dants say that said petitions aught not to foreclosed and
supposed mortgage and have the property therein mentioned
sold for the payment of the debt therein mentioned, be
cause they say that the said defendants were not law
fully authorised & empowered to make and execute the
said supposed Deed of mortgage in manner and form
and for the sum, as in said petition setforth and of
this said dependants put themselves upon the coun
try &c.

Bates Farris SpaldingSpalding
Cozens Attys