William Clark vs. Charles Bourguion
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District of Saint LouisDistrict of Saint Louis P.

William ClarkWilliam Clark complains of
CharlesCharles Bourguion BourguionCharles Bourguion , for this, that the said CharlesCharles at the
District aforesaid, on the thirteenth day of July in the year one thousand eight hundred and nine, by
his certain promissory note of that date by him with
his own proper hand writing, marks, or Signature then
and there pal made and subscribed promised
the plaintiffs as follows - on demand I promised
"to pay to Gen William ClarkWilliam Clark , agent for the
" MissouriMissouri fur company as his order the and
âfull sum of the hundred and Seventy six Dollars
âand sixty seven are

St. LouisSt LouisJuly 13. 1809

Charles BourguionCharles Bourguion his x mark

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WItness

PPierre Chouteau . ChouteauPierre Chouteau

Yesthe said Defendant though
oftenrequested hath refused and still refuses to pay the
same sum of money to the plaintiffs to payto his, his
for the use of the MissouriMissouri Fur Company FurMissouri Fur Company CompanyMissouri Fur Company
the sum of three Hundred Dollars,

M Wherefore he sues,

by E. HempsteadEdward Hempstead his atty

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November 4 Term 1809

Wm. ClarkWilliam Clark of
MissouriMissouri Fur Company FurMissouri Fur Company CompanyMissouri Fur Company
vsCharlesCharles Bourguion BourguionCharles Bourguion


$300

This action is broughtto
recover money due on
note of a
ad in
the , damage
$300, bail required
for that sumissue accordingly -

Clk , to be paid
by plf &

Hempstead

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Cepi Corpus & bail bond, after having
been committed for want of bail.

Committment 0.50
Service $1.0
Bond .50
Mileage 2.10

ConnorConnor Shf.

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Territory of LouisianaLouisiana
District of Saint LouisDistrict of Saint Louis

for the United StatesUnited States of AmericaAmerica to Sheriff of the DistrictDistrict of Saint Louis
of Saint LouisDistrict of Saint Louis Greeting

We Command you to take Charles BourguionCharles Bourguion if he may be found
within your Bailiwick and him safely keep so that you have his body before the
the judges of our Court of Common pleas to be holden at the town of St. LouisSt Louis
on & for the District of St. LouisSt Louis on the first Monday of November
next then there to answer unto William ClarkWilliam Clark for the use of the
Missouri Fur CompanyMissouri Fur Company of a plea of trespass on the case to the
damage of the said WilliamWilliam the sum of Three hundred Dollars
& have you then there this writ:

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Witness the honorable SilasSilas Bent BentSilas Bent presiding
judge of our said Court at the town of
St. LouisSt Louis aforesaid this twenty fourth day of July in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and nine & of our independence
the thirty fourth

Thomas F. RiddickThomas F Riddick Clk

Bill for $300.00

Thomas F. RiddickThomas F Riddick Clk