Sherred G. Swaine vs. Edward Hempstead
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Estate of Meriwether LewisMeriwether Lewis

,

To, S: G:

Swain
Aug 11, 1810 -

To keeping months, 2 Dolls $18.00
To twenty 1 nov 1809
April 1820,
.00
$ 58.00
$ 58

Summons

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S G Swane
$ 5

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HempsteadHempstead of St. LouisSt Louis

The Def. moves to set aside the
proceedings of the Justice for the
reasons following-

1. Because
the was by the
a the -

2. Because it does not appear that either
party to day named

3. Becuase no judgment has been rendered by the Justice

4. Because the proceedings,

E HempsteadEdward Hempstead

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of


of

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the the -

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Edward HampsteadEdward Hampstead

Sherod Swaine

The Defendant pleads
nil debet & that he hath fully administered the
estate of the said Meriwether LewisMeriwether Lewis deceased - &
that since the of the Judgment said on
in this case no goods & chattels which were of
the said Meriwether LewisMeriwether Lewis at the time of his
death the deft could have satisfied
the plaintiffs demand or any part thereof have come to the hands
knowledge or possession of the said Defendant & this he
is ready to verify to

Bartow for Deft

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The defendant demursto the two last pleas of
defendant above pleaded and for causes of
demurrer in law sits down and
shows to the court here the following

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Territory Of LouisianaLouisiana District Of St.LouisSt LouisSct.

The United StatesUnited States of AmericaAmerica to the Sheriff of St.LouisSt Louis
District--Greeting.

You are hereby commanded to summons WilliamWilliam ClarkeClarke and
SamuelSamuel SolomonSolomon
that setting aside all manner of exuse and delays they & each of them be and
appear in proper person before the judges of our Court of common pleas on the
second day of July next at the
town of Saint LouisSt Louis then there to testify and the truth to say in a cer-
tain matter of controversy now pending in our said court, wherein Sherred G.
- Saine is plantiff and Edward HampsteadEdward Hampstead admin-
istrator of MeriwetherMeriwether Lewis LewisMeriwether Lewis deceased
defendant on the part of the defendant and have you
then there this write.

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Witness The Honbl.Silas BentSilas Bent pre-
siding judge of our said court at the town of St. LouisSt Louis the
twenty Eighth day of May in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred andEleven and of the Independence of the
United StatesUnited States the thirty fifth

ThosFRiddick

Clerk of St. LSt Louis . DSt Louis .C.P.
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St LouisSt Louis Com pleas
July Term 1811

Sherred G Swaine
vs
Edward HempsteadEdward Hempstead
administrator of
MeriwetherMeriwether Lewis LewisMeriwether Lewis deceased

subpoena

William ClarkWilliam Clark

&

SamuelSamuel SolomonSolomon


Executed

A McNairA McNair Shf

sum 66 cent
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S G Swaine
vs.
Edward HempsteadEdward Hempstead
adm of Meriwether LewisMeriwether Lewis deceased

Summons
cost
$58.

return of a constable
executed

On the 30 August 1810.
were appointed and they found in favour of
Pltff forty eight dollars therefore judgment
by me for forty eight Dollars.

truly copiedfrom
my docket

Forgus MoorheadForgus Moorhead

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Nov 7 1810

Justice of the Peace for
St. LouisSt Louis Township
District of St. LouisSt Louis

defendant & payment and
for $100.

EEdward Hempstead HempsteadEdward Hempstead

to
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31-

filed 8 november 1810

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No 31
Nov Term 1810

Sherreded G. Swaine
vs
Hampstead adm
of LewisLewis

Certiorari

Monday-

Clerk $8.82
1.72
0.40
1.00
Attorney 3.00
$14.94
48.00
$62.94

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.
17 or 18 or 20

1 4 or 5
perhaps longer
Clark

8th-July

Administration in
Aft

saw the the
in good order
the cases in

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Forgus MoorheadForgus Moorhead Esq a Justice

Sir EdwardEdward Hempsted HempstedEdward Hempsted administrator of the Estate
MeriwetherMeriwether Lewis LewisMeriwether Lewis of your township is indepted
to me in the sum of fifty Eight Dollars on
I request you to issue process against the
said Hempsted to appear before and show
cause why I ought not to recover the said
Demand with costs against him

S. G. Swain

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To the constable of the town of St. LouisSt Louis
In the District of St. LouisSt Louis Summons EdwardEdward Hempsted
HempstedEdward Hempsted to appear before me a justice of the
peace on the twentieth day of this between
the hours of two and four In the after noon
to answer to S. G. Swane the above demand
given under my hand the 15th day Augst. 1810

Forgus MoorheadForgus Moorhead

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filed nov 1811

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Summons

Edward HempsteadEdward Hempstead

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Territory Of LouisianaLouisiana, District Of St. LouisSt Louissct.

The United StatesUnited States of AmericaAmerica, to the Sheriff of StSt Louis. LouisSt Louis
DistrictGreeting.

You are hereby commanded to summons William ClarkWilliam Clark & SamuelSamuel SolomonSolomon
that setting aside all manner of excuse and delay they be and appear in proper
person before the judges of our Court of Common pleas â on the fourth day of November next, at the town of St. LouisSt Louis, then there to testify and
the truth to say in a certain matter of controversy now pending in our said court,
wherein Sherred G. Swaine is plaintiff and EdwardEdward Hempstead HempsteadEdward Hempstead adm of Meriwether LewisMeriwether Lewis defendant, on the part of the Defendant â and have you then
there this writ.

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Witness the honorable SamuelSamuel Hammond HammondSamuel Hammond Esquire pre-
siding judge of our said court, at the town of St. LouisSt Louis, the
Eleventh day of September in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and Eleven and of
the Independence of the United StatesUnited States, the Thirty Sixth

Thos F. RiddickThomas F Riddick

Clerk of StSt Louis. L. D.
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St LouisSt Louis Com pleas
November Term 1811

Sherred G. Swaine
vs
EdwardEdward Hempstead HempsteadEdward Hempstead adm. of LewisLewis

Subpoena

William ClarkWilliam Clark

SamuelSamuel SolomonSolomon

X

Excuted

A McNairA McNair , Shf

sum 66 cent