James Adams vs. Benjamin L.E. Bonneville, Joseph Powell, Peter Powell
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State of MissouriMissouri
County of StCounty of St Louis Louis

Saint
March Term AD 1836

James AdamsJames Adams
vs
BenjaminBenjamin L EL E Bonneville BonnevilleL E Bonneville
ss

Peter PowellPeter Powell summoned
as garnishee with JosephJoseph Powell PowellJoseph Powell to answer allegations and
interrogatories filed & exhibited in the above entitled cause according
to & by virtue of the statute in such case made & provided first
being duly sworn for answer makes the following statements
on oath:

For answer to the First allegation; he says that at
the time the said Peter PowellPeter Powell and Joseph PowellJoseph Powell were summoned
as garnishees in this suit they were not indebted to said Defend
ant BenjaminBenjamin L EL E Bonneville BonnevilleL E Bonneville in the sum of two thousand
dollars for goods wares, merchendise, beaver beaver traps, fur &
other matters purchased by then of said defendant before that
time

For answer to the second allegation, he says that at the
time said garnishees aforesaid were summoned as such they were
not indebted to the aforesaid defendant BenjaminBenjamin LL E Bonneville EL E Bonneville BonnevilleL E Bonneville
in the sum of two thousand dollars for land sold and
goods wares & merchandise sold and for notes,
bonds accounts & other in action assigned by said De
fendant aforesaid to the said garnishees.

For answer to the Third allegation, he says that when
said garnishees were summoned as such as aforesaid they had
not in their possession custody or charge lands tentaments
money, goods, wares and merchandise fur and beaver, notes, bonds
bills and accounts belonging to said BenjaminBenjamin LL E Bonneville .EL E Bonneville .BonnevilleL E Bonneville ,
to a large amount and of great value, to wit of the value of two
thousand dollars.

For answer to the Fourth allegation; he says that there have
not come to the hands of said garnishees since they were so summoned
as aforesaid moneys goods chattles, credits and effects of
of the said Defendant aforesaid of great value; to wit of the value of
two thousand dollars And the above named Peter PowellPeter Powell accord
ing to the tenour of the said plaintiff's prayer makes the above state
ments under oath in answer to the allegations filed & exhibited in the

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above entitled suit And for answer to the several Interragatories
which the said plaintiff prays the said garnishees aforesaid may be
compelled on their oaths fully to answer the said Peter PowellPeter Powell makes
the following further statements under oath

For answer to the first Interrogatory he says that when sum
moned as garnishees in this suit neither was he the said Peter PowellPeter Powell
nor were the said Peter PowellPeter Powell and Joseph PowellJoseph Powell nor was either of them
as for as he knows alone or with others indebted to the said defendant
alone or to the said defendant with others for goods wares andmerchan
dise, fur beaver and beaver traps and other matters purchased by him the
said Peter PowellPeter Powell or by them the said PeterPeter , Powel and Joseph Powel
or as far as he knows either of them alone or with others from the
above named defendant alone, or said defendant with others, in the
sum of two thousand dollars; nor did he or they or as far as he knows
either of them alone or with others, owe the said defendant alone, or
the said defendant with others any sum or amount whatosever

For answer to the second Interrogatory; he says that when
summoned as garnishees as afresaid neither was he the said
Peter PowellPeter Powell nor were they the said Peter PowellPeter Powell and Joseph PowellJoseph Powell
nor as far as he knows was either of them alone or with others in
debted to the said Defendant or to the said Defendent with others
as stated in the second allegation of the said plaintiff; nor in any
other manner or way nor by any other means was he or they or as far
as he knows either of them alone or with others indebted to the said
Defendant alone or with others in any sum or amount whatsover

For answer to the Third Interrogatory: he says that when
summoned as such garnishees as aforesaid neither was he the
said Peter PowellPeter Powell , nor were they the said Peter PowellPeter Powell and JosephJoseph Powell
PowellJoseph Powell nor as for as he knows was either of them alone or with
others indebted to the above defendant or to the above defendant
with others; that neither had he the said PeterPeter Powel nor they
the said Peter PowellPeter Powell and Joseph PowellJoseph Powell nor as far as he knows either of
them alone or with others in the possessioncustody or charge of him
the said Peter PowellPeter Powell or them the said Peter PowellPeter Powell and Joseph PowellJoseph Powell , or,
as far as he knows either of them, alone or with others, the land, property
or effects of said Defendant, or of said Defendant with others as mentioned
in the Fourth allegaiton of said plaintiff: and the said Peter PowellPeter Powell
also states that neither had he nor the said Peter PowellPeter Powell and JosephJoseph Powell
PowellJoseph Powell , nor, as far as he knows either of them, alone or with others any
property or effects whatsoever in the possession custody or charge of
him them or as for as he knows either of them, alone or with others, be
longing to the said Defendnat, or to the said defendant with others at the
time mentioned in the said Third Interrogatory.