United States vs. George, a slave
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In the Circuit CourtCircuit Court
St Louis County, to wit
August term 1820.

The Jurors for the United StatesUnited States of Ame
-rica upon their oath present that GeorgeGeorge
the slave of
Manuel LisaManuel Lisa late of the said
County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis, on the twentieth day of June in the year of our Lord one Thousand eight hundred and twenty with force and arms
at the County of St. Loius aforesaid, eighteen parks
of beaver skins, of great value to wit, each park of the value of Five hundred dollars, ten
packs of rackoon skins of great value, to wit
of the value of one hundred dollars for each park,
of the goods and chatters of certain persons using
the name and style of âThe Fur CompanyMissouri Fur Company ,"
but whose particular names are to the Jurors afore
-said as yet unknown, then and there being found
feloniously did steal take and carry away, con
-trary to the form of the statute in each case
made and provided and against the peace &
dignity of the United StatesUnited States of AmericaAmerica