Benjamin O'Fallon and William Clark vs. William Chambers and James Sawyer
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In the Circuit CourtCircuit Court
in the 3d Judicial District
april Term 1821

County of Saint LouisCounty of Saint Louistown: Benjamin O'FallonBenjamin O'Fallon
and WilliamWilliam Clark ClarkWilliam Clark complain by HempsteadHempstead
their attorney of William Chambers and JamesJames Sawyer
SawyerJames Sawyer of a plea of breach of Covenant -
for that whereas, by a certain article of agreement
made concluded and agreed upon the termsNinth day of May in the year of our lord. One thousand eighth hundred sixteen,town at the
County of Saint LouisCounty of Saint Louisaforesaid, between the
the said Plaintiffs of the one Part, and the said
Defendant's of the other Part, (which said article,
of agreements State of much the respective seals
of said Defendant, and bearing date the Pay and
last aforesaid, the said plaintiffs now
bring here into Court) the said William
Chambers and JamesJames Sawyer SawyerJames Sawyer did covenant
grant promise & agree to and with said
Plaintiffs in names following that is to say

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that they send William Chambers & JamesJames Sawyer SawyerJames Sawyer
would on the First day of February in theyear Eighteen hundred and seventeen take up
an obligation given by said BenjaminBenjamin O'Fallon O'FallonBenjamin O'Fallon
andWilliam ClarkWilliam Clark to JohnJohn Sullivan SullivanJohn Sullivan as
Executor and a administrator of SamuelSamuel Means. For
the sum of twenty five hundred and Ten dollars-
as by paid article of agreement reference being
thereto had, will amongst other things appearâ

Yet protesting that the said Defendants
have not noreither of them performed and
fulfilled any thing in said article of agreement
contained on their respective parts and behalves
to be performed; said they said plaintiffs do in fact
over, that the said William Chambers and JamesJames Sawyer
SawyerJames Sawyer did not, nor did either of them on the
said first day of February in the years One thousand Eight hundred twenty.take up the said
obligation given by said Benjamin O FallonBenjamin O'Fallon &
William ClarkWilliam Clark to said John SullivanJohn Sullivan as Executor
and administrator of SamuelSamuel Meansfor the sum of