County of Saint LouisCounty of Saint Louis
Before me, FrederickFrederick , a Justice
of the peace for within County aforesaid, came PierrePierre , and
made oath, that the facts contained in this petition are true according
to his best knowledge and beleif.
xof PierrePierre ,
Sworn to and subscribed
before me this 24th. day of September, A.D. eighteen hundred & forty.
Justice of the peace.