John P. Cabanne, Pierre Chouteau, Barthole Benthold, Bernard Pratte, and Michael Smuel vs. Charles Hempstead, Theodore Hunt, and Manuel Lisa
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ques. Was the decision of the arbitrators and umpire made
before your above mentioned application to

ans. It was-

ques. How have the proceeds of the and in
dispute been applied and in whose hands.

answer. They were turned over by LisaLisa after the decision
of the arbitrators on the upper to the
missouri for Company having been sold by him
to that company.-

Re-examined by Defendants.

ques. May the Missouri Fur CompanyMissouri Fur Company at the time of either
of the arbitrations, interested directly or indirectly
in the event of the awards. or is said company
now interested in the event of this suit.

ans. No. because the Missouri Fur CompanyMissouri Fur Company are still owing
the estate of LisaLisa for those Furs and Pettries
and are bound to pay the estate of LisaLisa for the
same let this suit eventuate as it may

ques. Was MichaelMichael at the time of the sale of
said goods at the and at the time of the
said several arbitrations a number of the said
firm of CabanneCabanne & Co.

ans. I do not know of my own knowledge. but understood
both from himself and LisaLisa that he had
a small insterest in that company

ques. Is said now dead or living and where
did be die-

ans. He was killed by the Blackfoot indians are
the yellow stone river some time in the month of May last

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question. was was said were yourself both examined
before the arbitrations and bypierre
Choutan Laws and BernardBernard Prathe two parties of the
firm of CabanneCabanne & Co. and who represented said
Furs Pettries.

ans. and myself were both examined in
the mentioned and the question. and the statements I
there made in relation to the transactions are the
upper missouri were so far as I can recallect
much the same as I have made to day.-

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Justice of the Peace

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