Pierre, a man of color v. Gabrial Chouteau
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No. 125

Nov T. 1842

Gabriel SGabriel S Chouteau .ChouteauGabriel S Chouteau the said Defendant
told me about three weeks since, that
he had meant to see JosephJoseph Garvey GarveyJoseph Garvey , and
had asked Sd Garvey if he knew the mother
of said plaintiff PierrePierre , and that Garvey
told him he did that he the Sd Garvey
has came with her from CanadaCanada,
and was the same woman of which
I have spoken as having seen at [ Priari ]
DuChienChien but this is my own inference

Cross examination

Defendant objects to that part of the Defendants
testimony which he give as hearing from others
Question By deft How old are you,
Ans sixty eight on the 15th of Julynext
Qu what time did you leave CanadaCanada
Ans On the 15th of April 1799
andarrived in MissouriMissouri in August
of the same year
How long did you stay in [ Priari ] Du ChienChien
Ans I[ staid ] but five days