William Clark v. Joseph Richard
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District of Saint LouisDistrict of Saint Louis

William ClarkWilliam Clark , complains of
Joseph RichardJoseph Richard . for this that the said JosephJoseph , at the
District aforesaid on the thirteenth Day of July in the year one thousand eight hundred and nine, by his certain
in ok of that by him with his own
proper mark, or signature thatothers made
and subscribed, promised the plaintiff as follows
"on Demand &promise to pay to Gen.WilliamWilliam Clark ClarkWilliam Clark
"agent for the MissouriMissouri Fur Company FurMissouri Fur Company CompanyMissouri Fur Company or his order
"the just sum of eighty four Dollars and seventy
"five cents for value received

St. LouisSt LouisJuly 13 1809

signedJoseph RichardJoseph Richard

X

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Sam SolomonSamuel Solomon
thought often requested the said sum of money
plaintiff to pay ever refused & shall doth
refuse to this for he use of the
MissouriMissouri Company the hundred & fifty

Where fore he

E. Hampstread plffs

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Cepe Corpus & bail bond

by Jer. ConnorJeremiah Connor Shf

writ $1.00

Bond 50

Mileage 10

$1.60

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William ClarkWilliam Clark , use of
Missouri Fur CompanyMissouri Fur Company
Joseph RichardJoseph Richard

November Term 1809

This action is brought
to recover money due
on hok of handLet
a Writ of CapiasCapias ad
respondendumissue,damages
$ 150, bail required for
that sum
to pay Clk fees

HempsteadHempstead

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Territory of LouisianaLouisiana
District of Saint LouisDistrict of Saint Louis
Greeting

The United StatesUnited States of AmericaAmerica to the
Sheriff of the District of Saint LouisDistrict of Saint Louis

We command you to take Joseph RichardJoseph Richard if
he maybe found in your Bailiwick their your and him safely keep so
that you may have his body before the judges of our Court of Common
Pleas to be holden at the town of St LouisSt Louis in & for the DistrictDistrict of Saint Louis
of Saint LouisDistrict of Saint Louis on the first Monday of November next then
here to answer unto William ClarkWilliam Clark (for the use of the MissouriMissouri Fur Company
FurMissouri Fur Company CompanyMissouri Fur Company ) of a plea of trespass on the case to the damage
of the said William ClarkWilliam Clark the sum of one hundred and fifty
Dollars and have you then there this writ

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Witness the honorable SilasSilas Bent BentSilas Bent esquirepresiding
Judge of our said Court at the town of SaintSt Louis
LouisSt Louis aforesaid this Twenty fourth day ofJuly in the year of our Lord One thousand eight hundred and nine& of our Independance
the thirty fourth

Thos FThomas F Riddick .RiddickThomas F Riddick Clk

Take Bail for $ 150

ThosThomas F Riddick F. RiddickThomas F Riddick Clk

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Know all Men by these presents that we Joseph RichardJoseph Richard and-
Pelagie, PeletianVive, Morin, are held and firmly bound
ConnorConnor Sheriff of the District of Saint LouisDistrict of Saint Louis his Assigns on Succssors
in Office in the sum of One hundred & fifty Dollars
Currency of the United StatesUnited States, to which payment
well and truly to be made, we bind ourselves and each of
us by himself, our and each of our heirs executors administrators
and assigns, firmly by these presents, sealed with our seals
and dated this Twenty fourth Day of July in the year of our Lord One Thousand eight hundred and nine

The Condition of the above obligation is such, that if the
above bound Joseph RichardJoseph Richard shall appear at the
Court of Common pleas- to be held at the Town of
Saint LouisSt Louis - On the first Monday of November next
to answer unto William ClarkWilliam Clark , for the use of the Missouri Fur CompanyMissouri Fur Company
in a plea of trespass on the case to hear damage
as it is said One hundred and fifty Dollars
and if Judgement be given against them at that or any said
segment term of said Court, that the said JosephJoseph Richard RichardJoseph Richard
will pay the damages as aforesaid and costs, or the amount
of the condemnation of the Court, or surrender
himself in execution therof, or that she the said Pelagie PeletianVive
Morin, will do it for him then the above obligation to be
void, else to remain in full force and virture in Law

Signed sealed and delivered
in presence of Michael M. Leonogh

Joseph RichardJoseph Richard

Mark

PelagiePeletian &Morin

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Bond Dom, $150...

Joseph RichardJoseph Richard & Morin

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Know all me by these presents, That we Charles Boinguion
& Francois Labeau are held and firmly
bound unto JeremiahJeremiah Conner sheff of the District of Saint LouisDistrict of Saint Louis, his assigns or successor in office,
in the sum of three Hundred Dollars
currency of the United StatesUnited States, to which payment well and truly to be made, we bind ourselves and
each of us by himself, our and each of our heirs, executors, administrators and assigns, firmly by
these presents. Sealed with our fils and dated this Seventh day ofSeptember in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and Nine

The Condition of the above obligation is such, That if the above
bound Charles Bouquion
shall appear at the Court of Common Pleas to be held at the
town of Saint LouisSt Louis on the first Monday in November
next to answer unto William ClarkWilliam Clark use of MissouriMissouri Fur Company FurMissouri Fur Company CompanyMissouri Fur Company
in a plea of Trespass on the
to their damage as it is said Three
Hundred Dollars and if judgment be given against him
at that or any subsequent term of said court, that the said CharlesCharles Bounquion
will Debt the aforesaid and
or the amount of the conderation of the Court, or surrender himself in execution thereof,
or that the said will do it for him: then the above
obligation to be void, to remain full force and virtue in law.

Signed sealed and delivered
in the presence of


JamesJames Anderson AndersonJames Anderson
CharlesCharles his mark Boinquion
Francois his mark Labeau

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Bond Dam. $ 300
Charles Boinguion
&FrancoisLabeau

PltfsMissouriMissouri Fur Company FurMissouri Fur Company Co.