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State of MissouriMissouri
county of St LouisSt Louis
Ss

Be it remembered that on this Fifth
day of January, Eighteen hundered and forty six, personally
appeared before the undersigned, a Justice of the Peace
within and for the county of St LouisSt Louis aforesaid BenjaminBenjamin
Ames who is personally known to me to be the same person
whose name is subscribed to the within instrument of writing
as a witness who being by and duly sworn on his oath says
that CharlesCharles Dodier whose name is subscribed to said deed
as a party thereto is the same person who subscribed exe

cuted the same and that he signed, sealed and delivered
the same by way of making his mark and acknow

ledged the same as his free and voluntary act and deed

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for the purposes therein mentioned, in his witness presence, and at
his request he, witness, subscribed his name as a witness thereto, as
a witness of the execution thereof Taken and certified the day and
year aforesaid, Alphonso WitmoreAlphonso Witmore , Justice of the Peace

Filed and Recorded March 26th 1846.

S. D. Barlow, Recorder.