Bank of America v. John O'Fallon
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State of MissouriMissouri
County of St. LouisCounty of St LouisFebry Term 1824

To the Honorable the judge of the Circuit
Court of the County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis 3rd Judicial
District

The petition of the President Directors
& Company of the Bank of MissouriBank of Missouri who
sue to the use of John O'FallonJohn O'Fallon William ClarkWilliam Clark
Augusto ChoteauChoteau Bernard PratteBernard Pratte & RobertRobert Nash
NashRobert Nash , respectfully [ shewith ] unto your Honor.
that heretofore to writ on the twenty eighth day of September Eighteen hundred and twenty one
at the county aforesaid Thomas BradyThomas Brady on his lifetime made his certain indention
deed Pole or Deed of Mortgage unto the said President
Director and Company of the Bank of MissouriBank of Missouri
aforesaid sealed with the seal of the said Thomas BradyThomas Brady
and now to the Court [ shewn ] by about said indention
Deed Pole or Deed of Mortgage the said Thomas BradyThomas Brady
party of the first part in the said deed of mortgage for the better securing and
payment of the sum of seven Thousand
dollars to the said President Directors and
Company of the Bank of MissouriBank of Missouri party of the
second part to the amount of which said sum
of Money hethe said Thomas BradyThomas Brady by the instru
ment of writing aforesaid acknowledged himself justly
indebted to the said party of the second past and
also for and in consideration of the sum of one
dollar to him in hand will & truly paid by the
said party of the second part at or before the
unsealingand delivery of the said instrument of
writing Indention Deed Pole or Deed of Mortgage
aforesaid, granted bargained sold aliened,

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released and confirmed unto the said party of the
second part, The President Directors and company of the Bank of MissouriBank of Missouri their successors and
assign, forever all that certain lot or parcel
of ground situated lying and being in the town of
St LouisSt Louis continuing the quantity of eighty feet
English measured in front on first main street
by one hundred and forty feet deep like measure
Bounded in front and eastwardly by first main
street which separates it from the lot of ThomasThomas Hanly
HanlyThomas Hanly North by the lot of said BradyBrady on which
the MissouriMissouri Hotel is situated South by the lot
of said BradyBrady & west by a twenty feet alley
the said lot them described as to commence in
front at a picket which runs between the lot of
the MissouriMissouriHotel and the lot above desceribed
running thence south eighty feet on Main
street to another picketfence which devide
the yard from the garden thence west to the
alley and by parallel lines to the beginning
on which said lot is the dwelling house of & other
bulidingslately therefore occupied by said
Thomas BradyThomas Brady then by General HenryHenry
now which lot thus designated is part and parcel of the square purchased by said ThomasThomas
from I argue by deed dated
April 23 rd 1812. And all all that certain
square & parcel of ground except the part
sold situated in said town & in the rear of the lot & square
above described containing the quantity of two