Pierre, a man of color v. Gabrial Chouteau
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I DwightDwight Hunt HuntDwight Hunt a Justice of the peace within and for the
township of KaskaskiaKaskaskia County of RandolphCounty of Randolph and State of IllinoisIllinois
do hereby certify that in pursuance of the annexedcommission
and notice cause before me Pierre MenardPierre Menard who was by me
sworn to testify the whole truth of his knowledge touching the
matters in controvercy in the cause aforesaid that said deponent

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was examined and his examination reduced to writing and
subscribed by him in my presence at the dwelling house
of said Pierre MenardPierre Menard in the Town of KaskaskiaKaskaskia in the
County of RandolphCounty of Randolph and State of IllinoisIllinois on the first day of December in the year eighteen hundred and forty three
between the hours of eight in the forenoon and six in the
afternoon of said day and the said deposition is now herewith
returned

Given and certified at KaskaskiaKaskaskia county of Raudolph and
state of IllinoisIllinois this first day of December eighteen hundred and forty three.

Dwight HuntDwight Hunt
Justice of the Peace