State of Missouri v. James Watt
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Habeas Corpus
for JamesJames Watt
WattJames Watt

In pursuance of the with
in writ I have here
with the body of JamesJames Watt
WattJames Watt who was committed
to jail by John R Gay
a Justice of the peace
within & for the county
of St LouisSt Louis August the 2 nd
day of August 1820 one
charge of having been
found in possession of a
quantity of stolen Beaver
skins and I also here
with have the warrant
of his has commitment
9th October 1820

Edmund J. Brown
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