Jacob Philipson v. Meriwether Lewis
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Whereas MeriwetherMeriwether Lewis ,LewisMeriwether Lewis by his attornies William ClarkWilliam Clark
and WilliamWilliam Clean executed his certain deed of mortgage
dated 20 day of September 1809, by which the said
LewisLewis conveyed to me the undersigned Jacob PhilipsonJacob Philipson for
and in consideration of the sum of eight hundered & ninety
dollars one thousand aspens of land, being the undivi-
ded one third part of three thousand aspens which the said
LewisLewis acquired of Piere Chouteau Sr and Bindgett his
wife by deed bearing date the third of August in the year 1808 which said land is a part of a tract orig-
inally contained four thousand eight hundered and
fifty aspens, and was granted to JosephJoseph Adortis by
the Spanish Government situate about six miles north
west from the city of St LouisSt Louis county of St LouisSt Louis StateMissouri
of MissouriMissouri, on a creek called MarieMarie Ceastor, and
whereas the said mortgage premises were sold on the
27th day of October in the year 1810 ( eighteen hun-
dred and ten) in conformity with a decree of the court
of common Pleas for the county of St LouisSt Louis and according to
the condition expressed in said mortgage and the said
sum of eight hundered & ninety dollars with interest re-
covered and paid over to me by my attorney EdwardEdward Hempsted
HempstedEdward Hempsted and whereas JamesJames the present own
er of the said one thousand aspens of land is appre
pensive that the proceeding, in relation to the sale of
said land in Compliance with the dieree of the court
were not in every respect regular and according to
law. Now therefore to quite all doubts as to the legality
of the proceeding as aforesaid, and for the considerations be-
fore mentioned I the said JacobJacob Phillipsn have remised re-
leased and forever quited claim, and do by these pres-
ents remise release and forever quit claim unto said
JamesJames Lewing and to his heirs and assigns forever the

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said thosuand arpens of land, and all right title
interest and claim in and to the same, and to its
, and do hereby give and grant the same with
its appentenances into said Jenmings his heirs and assigns
forever hereby acknowledging that I have rec. full and
entire satisfaction of the martgage aforesaid and every
part and parcel of the sum secured thereby.

In Testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand &
seal this tenth day of August in the year one thousand eight hundered and twenty nine.Jacob PhilipsonJacob Philipson

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signed sealed and delivered in presence of Israel W
Gready Ferdinand Roziere. State of MissouriMissouri, WashingtonWashington
county ss. Be it remembered that on this tenth day of August in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hun-dred and twenty nine before me Israel W. Gready,
clerk of the Circuit court within and for the county afore-
said appeared Jacob PhilipsonJacob Philipson who is personlly known
to me to be the person whose name is subscribed to the
foregoing instrument of writing as having executed the
same, and acknowledged the said instrument to he his act
and deed for the purpose therein mentioned.

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under my hand and seal of office at Potosi the day & year
date above written.

Israel Gready clerk.

Recorded 28 November 1829.

Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble Recorder