Nathaniel, a man of color v. George W. Coons
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State of MissouriMissouri
County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis
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Henry ChouteauHenry Chouteau , Clerk of the county court, within and for the County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis in the
State of MissouriMissouri, To all to whom these presents shall come-Greeting:

Whereas, MiltonMilton Duty late of the County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis, deceased, died intestate as it is said, and you GeorgeGeorge W Coons
W CoonsGeorge W Coons having given sufficient security, I do therefore give and grant unto you the said George W CoonsGeorge W Coons
full power and authority, to administer all and singular the goods chattels, rights and credits of the said,
deceased, and to demand, collect and in a legal manner require and receive all and all manner of debt and debts
due and owing to the said deceased and well and faithfully to dispose of the same according to law and lastly,
I do hereby constitute and appoint you the said George W CoonsGeorge W Coons in obedience to an order of said count Adminis-
trator of all and singular the goods, chattels, rights and credits of the deceased

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In testimony whereof, I
have hereunto set my hand and official seal of St. LouisSt Louis this eighth day of August in the year of our Lord, One thousand eight hundred and thirty eight and of the American Independence the sixty third

Recorded eighth day of August 1838Henry ChouteauHenry Chouteau Clerk

Henry ChouteauHenry Chouteau , Clerk