William Clark v. Thomas S. Tucker
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State of MissouriMissouri
County of St LouisCounty of St Louis
St Louis County Sct

In the St Louis Circuit CourtCircuit Court
July Term 1837

William ClarkWilliam Clark complains of
Thomas S. Tucker of a plea of trespass, on the
case on promises â For that whereas the said
defendant heretofeor to wit on the first day of april eighteen hundred and thirty seven at st
Louis to wit at the county aforesaid made his cer-
tain promissory note in writing (which is now
here to the count shown)
bearing date the day
& year and thereby then and there promised to
pay on demand to the said plaintiff or order
the sum of five hundred and sixteen dollars
and eighty seven cents for value received with
out defalcation and then and there delivered
the said promissory note to the said plaintiff;â
by means whereof the said defendant then & there
became liable to pay to the said plaintiff the
said sum, of money in the said promissory note
specified according to the tenor & effect of the
said promissory note. and the said plaintiff
in fact saith that afterwards to wit on the
fifteenth day of april in the year aforesaid
to wit at the county aforesaid, payment of the
said sum of money in the said promissory note
specified was duly demanded by the said plain
-tiff of the said defendant according to the tenor,
and effect of the said promissory note. Yet the said
defendant has not as yet paid the said sum, of
money in the said promissory note specified or
any part thereof but the same to pay or any part
thereof, hath, hitherto wholly neglected & refused