Gabriel S. ChouteauGabriel S Chouteau
April Term 1844
of the St Louis Circuit CourtCircuit Court
The said defendant Gabriel S. ChouteauGabriel S Chouteau
moves the Court here to retax the costs in
this cause, and to disallow the following items
thereof that is to pay.
1st The costs taxed in favor of Clerk Rice, $ 4.40
for the reason that the said cause was not on the
docket while the said Rice was Clerk.
2d. The costs taxed in favor of the several witnesses
Lariere, Cerre, Fontain and Marle- for the reason
that said witnesses were never summoned in this
Cause in that of CharlotteCharlotte v ChouteauChouteau
in which cause their allowance was charged
and has been paid
3. The costs taxed in favor of Jailor RodermanRoderman Sheriff of Malbourn for
the reason that the services charged for were
not incurred by the request of defendant or by
virtue of any rightful or lawful authority
4. The costs taxed in favor of Jailor LoganLogan - for the
reason that the same were not incurred at the
request of Defendant or in pursuance of any lawful
or rightful authority.
5. The costs taxed in favor of [ turnkey ]- for the reason
that the same was not incurred by any rightful or
And defendant files herewith an abstract
of the bill of costs.
Thos J. Gantt p.d.