John R. White vs. Milton Sublette
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Milton SubletteMilton Sublette
vs
John R. White
Ss

In the Saint Louis Circuit CourtCircuit Court
July Term 1835

Milton SubletteMilton Sublette the defendant, in the above entitled
case being duly Sworn upon his oath states, that he is not
ready for trial in the above cause on account of this damage of
Material witness, Viz. William Williams
Louis Ambroise & who are material witness
for this defendant, that said witness are
at this time absent from this state, being either in and about to
RockyRocky Mountains or in the nighbouring provinces of MexicoMexico,
that the said witnesses have notbeen within this state or within the
of the process of this court, since the commcement of this
suit, to the best of this affiant, knowledge and belief; and
that said witness are not absent by this
or of this affiant, that he believe the evidance
of said witness to be material & that he can not safely go
to trial without the evidence of said witness an so that he
expects to be able to procure the attendance of said witnesses
by the next term of this or obtain their evidence that
the application which this affiant makes for a continuance in
this case not made for the purpose of or delay, but for
the substantial cause of justice & the stated in this
affidavit-

G Sublette

Sworn to and subscribed
before me this 15th July 1835

Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble clerk