United States vs. Joseph LaBarge
View original image: Page  001
[missing figure]

County of St LouisCounty of St Louis
to U S of AmericaAmerica

To the constable of St LouisSt Louistownship

Whereas ThomasThomas Hempstead HempsteadThomas Hempstead & Manuel LisaManuel Lisa of the town
of St. LouisSt Louis hath this day given information upon oath to me John RJohn R Guy
GuyJohn R Guy " a Justice of the Peace and for the county aforesaid. That
a quantity of Beaver Racoon skins H. have thirty per day
past by some person or personsunknown have been
taken staten and carried away from the House of ThomasThomas Hempstead HempsteadThomas Hempstead
on the town of St. LouisSt Louis and County of St LouisCounty of St Louis and that the said
This HempsteadHempstead & Manuel LisaManuel Lisa have probable cause to suspect
and also suspect that the said goods or parts these of are
concealed in the Dwelling House of JosephJoseph in the town
of St LouisSt Louis in said County these are therefore to authorize and
requires you on the and proper to enter on the my
time into the said House of the said JosephJoseph at St. LouisSt Louis
aforesaid in the county aforesaid and these diligently search for
the said goods and of the same or any parts these of shall be found
upon such search that you bring the good so found and aces the
body of the said JosephJoseph before me or some other Justice
of the Peace nothin & for the said county, to be disposed of
and according to law.

Given under my hand and this 1st day of August 1829

John RJohn R Guy GuyJohn R Guy

[missing figure]