William Gordon v. Milton Sublette, et al.
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State of MissouriMissouri
County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis
ss.

In the Circuit CourtCircuit Court
November Term 1832

William GordonWilliam Gordon by his attorney
complains of Milton SubletteMilton Sublette , HenryHenry Tho-
mas Fitzpatrick, John Jervail, and James Brid-
ger alias JamesJames Bridgers partners in had, ha-
ding and doing business under the name and
style of the Rockey Mountain Fur CompanyMissouri Fur Company
for that whereas the said defendants heretofore
to wit on the twenty second day of October in
the year One thousand Eight Hundred and thir-
ty one at St LouisSt Louis to wit at the County aforesaid
made their certain promissory note in writing how
here to the Court shown the date whereof is
the day and year last aforesaid and thereby,
then and there promised one day after date
(meaning one day after the date of said Promis-
sory note.) to pay said William GordonWilliam Gordon on
order Two Thousand Six hundred and Fifty
Dollars and nine cents without defalcation
for valuerecd (meaning for value received)
By means whereof the said defendants then and
there became liable to pay to the said WilliamWilliam Gordon
GordonWilliam Gordon the said sum of money in said pro-
missory note specified according to the tenor
and effect of said note. And being so liable
they the said defendants afterwards to wit on
the day and year last aforesaid at St LouisSt Louis
to wit at the County aforesaid undertook
and then and there promised the said Plain-
tiff to pay him the said sum of Money in
said Promissory note specified according to the
tenor and effect thereof

And whereas also
as partners in trade as aforesaid, by the name and style aforesaid
the said defendants afterwards to wit on the day

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and year last aforesaid at St LouisSt Louis to wit at the County
aforesaid by one ThomasThomas Fitzpatrick their then agent in
that behalf made their certain other Promissory
note in writing now here to the Court shown the
date whereof is the day and year last aforesaid
and thereby then and there promised to pay one day
after the date thereof to the said Plaintiff
or order the sum of Two Thousand Six hundred
and Fifty dollars and nine cents without de-
falcation for value recd (meaning for value received) By means whereof the said defendants then and
there became liable to pay to the said Plaintiff
the said sum of Money in the said last menti-
oned Promissory note specified according to the
tenor and effect of said Promissory note. And
being so liable they the said defendants after-
wards to wit on the day and year last aforesaid
at St LouisSt Louis to wit at the County aforesaid un-
dertook and then and there faithfully Promised
the said Plaintiff to pay him the said sum
of money in said last mentioned Promisso-
ry Note Specified according to the Tenor and
effect thereof.

And whereas also the said
defendants as partners in trade as aforesaid by the name and style aforesaid afterwards to wit on the ninth day
of July in the year One thousand Eight hundred
and thirty one at GreenGreen to wit at the County
aforesaid by the name and style of the RockyRocky Moun-
tain Fur CompanyMissouri Fur Company made their certain due
bill in writing now here to the Court
shown the date whereof is the day and year last
aforesaid by which said due bill, they, the said
defendants acknowledged themselves to owe un-
to said Plaintiff or order the sum of thirty
dollars. By means whereof they the said defend-
ants then and there became liable to pay to
the said Plaintiff the said sum of money in