John P. Cabanne and Antoine Chenier, merchants trading under the firm name of Cabanne and Chenier vs. Amable Steine, Executor for the Estate of Louis Beaudoin
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Territory of MissouriMissouri
Northern Circuit
In Chancery

To the Honorable Silas
Bent, AlexanderStuart and John BJohn B C LucasLucas
Judges of the Court of Chancery for the
Territory aforesaid:

The Bill of Complainant of John PJohn P Cabanne .
CabanneJohn P Cabanne and AntoineAntoine Chenier ChenierAntoine Chenier merchants
trading under the firm of CabanneCabanne and
Chenier Complainants against LouisLouis Beaudoin
BeaudoinLouis Beaudoin Defendant

Showeth unto your Honours
that some time in the month of October
one thousand eight hundred and fifteen
your orators entered into a contract with the
said LouisLouis Beaudoin BeaudoinLouis Beaudoin to go as a clerk or
trader in the service of your oratorsup the
MissouriMissouri River and its tributary waters
on trading voyage and delivered to him a
considerable quantity of merchandise, to the
value of four thousand five hundred and
thirty eight dollars twenty seven cents; and
for his services on the said voyage agreed
to pay him the sum of three hundred
dollars; the said, Louis value on his
part agreeing to trade and barter the said
goods with the Indians on the MissouriMissouri
and its waters and to bestow due care,
diligence and attention upon the conducting
of the said business; That in pursuance of the
said agreement, the said LouisLouis Beaudoin BeaudoinLouis Beaudoin

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