John R. White vs. Milton Sublette
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MiltonMilton Sublette SubletteMilton Sublette
ats
John R.WhiteJohn R White .
ss.

In the Saint Louis Circuit CourtCircuit Court
July Term 1835.

1 And the said MiltonMilton Sublette SubletteMilton Sublette by
his attorney comes and defends the injury
when , and says that he does ntowe the said
sum of money above demanded or any part thereof
in manner & form as the said John R. White,
hath above thereof complained against him
& of this he puts him self upon the County &c

2 And for a further plea in this behalf the said
defendant says, that the said plaintiff ought not to
have and mantain his aforesaid action thereof against
him said defenadant because he says, that he
the said defendant in the saith day of September in the year of our Lord eighteen hundred and thirty three, when
the said sum of money was demanded of & from the
said defendat, in the promissory note specified he
did met and truly pay up the same according
to the tune and effect of the said promissory my note
and this he the said defendant is ready to
wherefore he prays judgment if he said
plaintiff ought further to have and mantain his
aforesaid action thereof against him said defend-
ant &c

3 And for a further plea in this behalf the said defendant
says that he said plaintiff ought not further to and
maintain his aforesaid action thereof against him said defend-
ant, because he says that the said supposed promissory
note in the said petiton mentioned is not his note & of this
he puts him-self upon the County &c

4 And for a further plea in this behalf the
said defendant says that he said plaintiff ought not
further to have and mantian his aforesaid action thereof
against him said defendant because he says, that
on the truth day of october in the year of our Lord eighteen hundred and thirty three he did well and
truly pay of the full amount of said sum of money
thereon specified, to the said John R WhiteJohn R White the
plaintiff in this case, after the same had been
assigned to him, and this he is ready to verify
wherefore he prays judgment if [ he ] said
plaintiff ought further to have and mantain his
aforesaid action thereof against him &

5 And for a further plea in this behalf, the said
defendant says that [ he ] said plaintiff ought not
further to have and mantain his aforesaid action
thereof against him said defendant, because he
says, that the said plaitiff, before and at the
time of the Commenement of this suit, to wit, on the
first day of June in the year of our Lord eighteen
hundred and thirty three, at the county
aforesaid, was and still is indebted to him said
plaintiff in a large sum of money to wit, the sum of
seven hundred dollars for divers goods wares &
merchendise before that time sold and delivered
to the said plaintiff, and for the said
plaintiff; & for money paid laid out & to &
for the said plaintiff; which said several sums
of money so due and owing from the said plaintiff
to the said defendant as aforesaid, the said
sum of money so due in said promissory note as set
forth in the petiton of him said plaintiff; and all
interst due thereon; and out of which said sum of
many so due and owing from the said plaintiff to
the said defendant, he the said defendant is ready
and willing and hereby offers to and allow
to the said, plaittiff; the full amount of the said
note, in said petition mentioned & all interest due therein;
according to form of the statute in such case made
and provided: And this he is ready to verify &c

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