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To Frederick BatesFrederick Bates Esqr , EsqrFrederick Bates Esqr . Recorder of law titles for the Territory
of LouisianaLouisiana

Sir

Take notice that as assignee of John BaptisteJohn Baptiste
LorinsLorins , who was assignee of Philippe RivierePhilippe Riviere alias BaccaneBaccane , lawful
heir of Antoine BaccaneAntoine Baccane deceased, I claim forty arpents of land, situated
in the prairie near the town of S LouisS Louis, in the district of S LouisS Louis, by
virtue of a concession granted by StSt Ange AngeSt Ange & Labuxiere to said AntoineAntoine Baccane
BaccaneAntoine Baccane under the date of January the 10th 1770- also by viture of a
transfer of said concession from said Philippe RivierePhilippe Riviere alias Bacanne to
John BaptisteJohn Baptiste LorinsLorins dated May the 3rd 1808- And also by virtue of
a deed of conveyance from said John BteLorinsLorins to me dated May the
2nd, and acknowledged and recorded May the 3rd 1808.

S LouisS LouisMay the 6 A D. 1808.

Meriwether LewisMeriwether Lewis .