Bank of Missouri vs. William Clark
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St. LouisSt Louis county

In this circuit Court Nov. Term 1827

The president administrators and company of the
of bank of MissouriMissouriwhoseem to the use and for the
benefit of the unitedstates of AmericaAmerica complain
of WilliamWilliam Clark ClarkWilliam Clark on of a plea of trespass on the court

For that whereas JamesJames Kennerly KennedyJames Kennerly into for to
wit on the twelflth (12) day of July in the year 1822 at St LouisSt Louis county aforesaid much his certain
note in writing, which is insomuchcalled a
note which is to the event now shows
by which said note he the said JamesJames then and
there summuned to pay sixty days after the date
to this said. WilliamWilliam Clark ClarkWilliam Clark or order
dollars for and payable and use a teller at
the bank of MissouriMissouri in that affection And
in the said Willian Clark to wit on the day &
year foresaid at the county aforesaid the
said note in writing by which said document he the
said WillamWillam then and there ordered and appoint
ed the said sum of money in the said note speci
fied to be paid to the said plaintiffs; And the said
plaintiffs in fact say that afterwords when the said
note became due and payable to wit on the 12th of september in the year aforesaid [ it ] the county foresaid
the said note was presented and shown at the bank
of MissouriMissouri for payment thereof and payment of said
sum of money therein specified was then and there
duly required according to the terms and effect of sum
any note but that written the said JamesJames or
other person on behalf of the said JamesJames did wounded
at the when the said note
was so presented & shown for payment thereof as afoursaid
or at any other time before or afterwards pay the said sum
of moneytherein specified or any part thereof but wholly
neglected and refused so to do of all which said several
the said WilliamWilliam afterwards to wit at the
county aforsaid hadnotes by means whereof the
said WilliamWilliam then and there to pay to the
said plaintiffs the said sum of money in the said

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note specified when in the said WillamWillam should
be afterwords requested and being so
to the said WillamWillam in under thereof after
wards to wit on the day and year last afousaid at
the county of St LouisSt Louis undertook and then and there
faithfully promised the said plaintiff to pay him
the said sum of money when he the said WilliamWilliam
should be thereunto afterwords requested

And whereas afterwords to wit on the same day on
year first aforesaidand at the> county of St. LouisSt Louis aforsaid the said
JamesJames first aforesaidKennedymade this other certain promissory
note in writinghaving date the day and
year aforesaid which to the court is now here, herein
by which said note he the said
JamesJames Kennerly KennedyJames Kennerly then and there promised to pay sixty
days after the date thereof to the said Willam Clark
or order the sum of seven thousand dollars for
in thatwithout and payable
at the bank of MissouriMissouri and the said WillamWillam
afterwards to wit on the said day and year aforesaid
it the county of St. LouisSt Louis aforesaid in closed the said
note in writing by which said in document he the
said William ClarkWilliam Clark then and then in document he the
said William ClarkWilliam Clark then and there ordered and
opperated the said sum of money in the said
note specified to be paid to the said plaintiffs
And the said plaintiffs over that afterwords; and before
the payment of the said sum of money became

end on the day it becomes due as specified in the said
promissory note to wit on the 12th day september in the year 1822 at the county aforesaid, the said JamesJames Kennerly
KennedyJames Kennerly was and had not effects &
rights and property Goods & lords out of which the said sum of seven
thousand dollars specified in the said promissory note
could be made; nor hath he the said JamesJames Kennerly KennedyJames Kennerly
at any time the making of the said promissory
note paid the said sum of money therein specified on
any part thereof notwholly and to do
by means whereof and by force of the in that
case made and the said William ClarkWilliam Clark
then and there because to pay to the plaintiffs