Hezekiah C. Simmons, John Newman vs. Pierre Labeaume
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State of MissouriMissouri
County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis

This day John NewmanJohn Newman personally appeared
before me Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble clerk of the circuit court for the
county of St. LouisSt Louis and being by me first duly sworn, upon his
oath deposeth and Saith, that HezekiahHezekiah C. SimmonsSimmons the plaintiffs
in the foregoing declaration, hath now a real,
and un satisfied cause of action against Pierre APierre A Lebeaume
LebeaumePierre A Lebeaume the defendant in said declaration, which
is the same cause of action set in the above
declaration and amounts to the sum of two
thousand dollars, and upwards and this affiant further says that
he is informed and verily believes that the said Defendant
Lbeaume, is now engaged in disposing of all of his property
in the State of MissouriMissouri, and is now preparing to secretly
leave the State of MissouriMissouri, in a few days. And this affiant
further says that he virely believes that the said plaintiff
will be in danger of losing his said debt unless the said
Defendant Lebeaume be held to bail

Sworn to
before me this 24th day of September 1830

John NewmanJohn Newman

A GambleArchibald Gamble Clerk