Joseph Cunningham, Administrator for the Estate of David Cunningham v. William Sublette
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In the Circuit CourtCircuit Court
March term 1833

Saint LouisSt Louis County to wit: JosephJoseph Cunningham CunninghamJoseph Cunningham ,
administrator of all & singular the goods, Chattels, rights
& credits which were of DavidDavid Cunningham CunninghamDavid Cunningham deceased,
by EdwdEdward Bates BatesEdward Bates his attorney, complains of WilliamWilliam Sublette
SubletteWilliam Sublette of a plea of trespass on the case upon pro
=mises For that whereas heretofore to wit on the first day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred & twenty nine, at the County aforesaid,
in the lifetime of the said DavidDavid Cunningham CunninghamDavid Cunningham who is
since dead, the said William SubletteWilliam Sublette , in considera
=tion that he was then & there indebted to the said
DavidDavid Cunningham CunninghamDavid Cunningham in a large sum of money, to wit,
two thousand dollars, for the personal service, work &
labor, care & diligence of the said DavidDavid , by him before
that time rendered, done, & performed in & about
the business & trade of the said WilliamWilliam for the
said WilliamWilliam & at his request, undertook & then
& there faithfully promised the said DavidDavid Cun=
ningham to pay him the said sum of money
whenever he should be thereunto afterwards
requested. And also for that whereas heretofore,
in the lifetime of the said DavidDavid Cunningham CunninghamDavid Cunningham , who
is since dead, to wit on the first day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred & twenty nine

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at the county aforesaid the said William SubletteWilliam Sublette the
defendant accounted with the said DavidDavid Cunningham CunninghamDavid Cunningham
of & concerning divers sums of money before that time due
& owing from the said WilliamWilliam to the said DavidDavid & then
in arrear & unpaid, & upon that accounting the said
William SubletteWilliam Sublette was found to be in arrear & indebted
to the said DavidDavid Cunningham CunninghamDavid Cunningham , in another large
sum of money to wit: two thousand dollars; and being
so indebted, he the said WilliamWilliam in consideration
thereof, undertook & then & there faithfully promised
the said DavidDavid to pay him the said last mentioned
sum, whenever he should be thereunto afterwards
requested.

3 And also for that whereas heretofore to wit on the
first day of January in the year of our lord one thousand eight hundred & thirty two at the county
aforesaid & after the death of the said DavidDavid Cunningham CunninghamDavid Cunningham in consideration that the said WilliamWilliam Sublette
SubletteWilliam Sublette was indebted to the said DavidDavid Cunningham CunninghamDavid Cunningham
deceased, at the time of his his death, in a large sum of
money to wit, two thousand dollars, for the personal
service, work & labor, care & diligence of the said DavidDavid ,
by him in his lifetime, rendered, done & performed,
in & about the trade & business of the said WilliamWilliam ,
for the said WilliamWilliam & at his request, & that the said
debt then remained unpaid, the said William SubletteWilliam Sublette
undertook & then & there faithfully promised
the said JosephJoseph Cunningham CunninghamJoseph Cunningham as such administrator
as aforesaid to pay him the said last mentioned