Louis Chouteau v. Gabriel S. Chouteau
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Louis ChouteauLouis Chouteau
Gabriel S. ChouteauGabriel S Chouteau

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

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 Court where the suit
is pending, & 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 determined.