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State of MissouriMissouri
County of St LouisCounty of St Louis
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Be it Remembered that on this Fourth day of September
in the year of our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and twenty seven before me
PeterPeter FergusonFerguson a Justice of the peace within and for the county of St LouisSt Louis aforesaid
come Bernard PratteBernard Pratte Jr and Lucien Dumain of the city of st Louis both of whom are presonally
known to me to be the persons whose names are subscribed to the foregoing In-
strument of writing as subscribing witnesses and made oath that BaptisteBaptiste Rivierre
alias Bacanne whose name is subscribed to the said instrument of writing as
grantor is the real person who executed the same : that the said BteRivierredid
Baccanne subscribed sealed and delivered the same in their presence and acknow-
ledged the same to be his act and deed for the purposes therein mentioned, and
that they the said Bernard PratteBernard Pratte andLucien Dumain subscribed the said deed
witnesses in the presence and at the request of the said BaptisteBaptiste Rivierredit Bac-
canne

BernardBernard Prath P

Taken and certified the day and year first above written

PeterPeter FergusonFerguson Justice of the Peace
County St LouisCounty St Louis