William Clark vs. Joseph Manseau
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District of Saint LouisDistrict of Saint Louis

WilliamWilliam Clark ClarkWilliam Clark complains of Joseph
Manseau 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 promissory
note of that date, by him with his own proper mark or
signature then & there subscribed, promised the plaintiff
as follows- On demand I promise to pay Gen william
Clark, agent for the MissouriMissouri Fur Company FurMissouri Fur Company CompanyMissouri Fur Company , on order the
just and full Sum of two hundred and fifteen Dollars
and ninety eight cents for value received St LouisSt LouisJuly 13, 1809- /Signed/

JosephJoseph his X mark Manseau


test Sam Salomon
P. ChouteauPierre Chouteau fil
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Yet the said Defendant though often requested
hath even refused and still doth refuse the same sum
of money to the plaintiff to pay to his Damage for
the use and benefit of the Missouri Fur CompanyMissouri Fur Company
The sum of four Hundred Dollars

Wherefore he sues

Edward. Hempstead his atty

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Comitted Defendant to jail for want
of Bail, and afterwards liberated him by order
of W.M Clark Agent for MissouriMissouri Fur Company FurMissouri Fur Company
CompanyMissouri Fur Company .

Jer. ConnorJeremiah Connor Shf

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William ClarkWilliam Clark
use of Missouri FurMissouri Fur Company
Joseph Manseau


case
$$400,00

This action is brought to
recover money due on note
of hand Let a Writ
of CapiasCapias ad Respondendum
issue damage $ $400 00
in trespass on the case ac
cordingly

fees to be paid by
Gen Clark, & Tax.

HempsteadHempstead

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Territory of LouisianaLouisiana
District of Saint louis Set

The UnitedUnited States StatesUnited States of AmericaAmerica to the sheriff of the
Districts of Saint LouisSt Louis greeting

We command you to take Joseph Manseau if he may be
found within your bailiwick and him safely keep as 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 District of St. LouisSt Louis on the first Monday of november
next then there to answer unto WilliamWilliam clark (for the use of the missouri
fur company) of a plea of trespass on the care to the Damage of the said
William ClarkWilliam Clark the sum of four hundred Dollars and have your their there
then there

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Witness the honorable SilasSilas Bent BentSilas Bent Esquire presiding Judge
of our said Court at the town of st. 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

Thos. F. RiddickThomas F Riddick Clk

Take bail for $400.00
Thos. F. RiddickThomas F Riddick Clk