Saint LouisSt LouisOctober 10th 1838. witnesseth that Col. John
O'Fallon M. LewisM Lewis Clark WmWilliam Clark PrestonPreston ClarkWilliam Clark & Geo R.H.
Clark having been appointed excutors to the will
of the late WmWilliam Clark .ClarkWilliam Clark , the said Col John O'Fallon
M LewisM Lewis ClarkClark Wm & WmClark Wm PrestonPreston Clark do hereby decline
to act in capacity mentioned in said will and
refer the said business under said will to the
attention of Geo R.H. ClarkGeorge R Clark who will give
& security for the faithful performance of same
10th Oct 1838.
M. LewisM Lewis Clark