Louis Chouteau v. Gabriel S. Chouteau
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State of MissouriMissouri
County of St LouisCounty of St Louis

In the St Louis Circuit CourtCircuit Court
September Term 1860
January 28th 1861

Louis ChouteauLouis Chouteau
Gabriel S. ChouteauGabriel S Chouteau

Order to hire Plaintiff

It is ordered by the Court
that the Sheriff of St Louis County hire
said Plaintiff out to the best advantage from time to time during
the Pendency of this suit and take a bond from the hirer, payable
to the State of MissouriMissouri in the penalty of one thousand dollars,
with such security as he approves, conditioned that the
petitioner shall, during the pendency of this suit have reasonable
liberty of attending his Counsel and the Court, that he shall
not be removed out of the jurisdiction of the County where
the suit is pending, and that he shall not be subjected to any
severity on account of his application for freedom; and further
conditioned that the hirer will pay the hire to the Sheriff
and return the petitioner at the expiration of the term
for which he is hired, or as soon as the action is