Abraham Parker v. Manuel Lisa
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No 17

July Term 1811

Abraham ParkerAbraham Parker
vs
Manuel LisaManuel Lisa adm. of GG Druillard . DruillardG Druillard

Damage $70.00
Clerk - 14.00
Sheriff 32.91
.20
Tax - 1.00
Attorney 6.00
Witness 1.50
John WilliamWilliam 2.50

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District of Saint LouisDistrict of Saint LouisSs..

AbrahamAbraham Parker ParkerAbraham Parker complains of
ManuelManuel Lisa LisaManuel Lisa , administrator of all and singular the
Goods, chattels, rights, interests, and credits of GeorgeGeorge Druillard
DruillardGeorge Druillard deceased for that whereas the said GeorgeGeorge ,
on the thirty first day of December, in the year, one thousand eight hundred and nine, at the District of Saint Genevieve
in the Territory of LouisianaLouisiana, To wit, at the District ofDistrict of Saint Louis
Saint LouisDistrict of Saint Louis and within the jurisdiction of this Court, in con-
sideration that the plaintiff would then and there sell and
deliver unto heir the said GeorgeGeorge , one certain Horse the
property of him the said plaintiff of the value of One
Hundred dollars, the said GeorgeGeorge then and there agreed to deliver
to the plaintiff a certaincolt of the same value in three
weeks from that time, or pay the plaintiff the sum of the
Hundred dollars: and the plaintiff avers that he did
then and there upon faith of said verbal agreement deliver
unto the said GeorgeGeorge the said Horse of the aforesaid
Yet the said GeorgeGeorge hath not delivered the said Colt
nor paid the plaintiff the said sum of One Hundred dollars
as he had agreed to do, whereby the said GeorgeGeorge there
afterwards to wit, on the thirtieth day of January in the said one thousand eight hundred & ten, to pay
to the plaintiff the said sum of one Hundred Dollars
and being then and there
thereof assumed upon himself and to
the plaintiff promised to pay him the said sum
of money on requestâ

And also that the said GeorgeGeorge in his life
to of StSt Louis LouisSt Louison the

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first day of November, in the year, one thousand eight hundred & nine, was to the plaintiff in one other
sum of one Hundred Dollars for 10 money by the
GeorgeGeorge had deceased before that time to and for
the use of the plaintiff in consideration whereof the said
GeorgeGeorge then and there assumed upon himself and to the plaintiff
promised to pay him the same sum of money on request.

Yet the said GeorgeGeorge in his life time,nor the said
moment since the decease of said GeorgeGeorge , although after thereto
requested, had refused of the said
the same sum of money to the plaintiff to pay, to his damages
Two Hundred Dollars. Wherefor &c

E Hempsted P. q.

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Estate of George DruillardGeorge Druillard

to Abraham ParkerAbraham Parker Ds

for 1 Horse ------ $, 100
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Territory of LouisianaLouisiana
District of Saint-Louis

Sct.

The United StatesUnited States of AmericaAmerica to the Sheriff of SaintSt Louis
LouisSt Louisdistrict greeting -

We command you to summons Manuel LisaManuel Lisa administrator of
all and singular the good and chattels rights and credits of GeorgeGeorge Druillard
DruillardGeorge Druillard deceased that if he may be found within your bailiwick that he be
and appear before the judges of our court of common pleas to be holden at
Saint LouisSt Louis in and for the district of Saint LouisSt Louis on the first
July next-then there to answer untoAbraham ParkerAbraham Parker in a plea
case to the damage of the said Abraham ParkerAbraham Parker the sum
Dollars and have you then there this writ

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the Honol Silas BentSilas Bent Esquire presiding judge of our said
at the town of Saint LouisSt Louis aforesaid this twenty eighth March in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hun-dred eleven & of our Independence the thirty fifth

Thos. F. RiddickThomas F Riddick Clk

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No 17

StSt Louis. LouisSt LouisCom Pleas
July 1811.

Abraham ParkerAbraham Parker
vs
Manuel LisaManuel Lisa
adm of GG Druillard . DruillardG Druillard

dam $ 200

This is an action of
trespass on the case
for money due

Let a summons issue
accordingly. damage

$ 200. -- Plf
pay Tax &

Hempstead

Hempstead will pay tax
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sum 80 cents
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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
District-Greeting.

You are hereby commanded to summons John Nichols
that setting aside all manner of excuse and delay he be and appear in proper
person before the judges of our Court of common pleas on the sixth 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 Abraham ParkerAbraham Parker is plaintiff and Manuel LisaManuel Lisa adm. of GeorgeGeorge Druillard
DruillardGeorge Druillard defendant, on the part of the Plaintiff â and have you then
there this writ.

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Witness the honorable Saml 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

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

Abraham ParkerAbraham Parker
vs subpoena
Manuel LisaManuel Lisa admn
of GeorgeGeorge Druillard DruillardGeorge Druillard

John NicholasJohn Nicholas

Executed

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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
District-Greeting.

You are hereby commanded to summons JamesJames Stewart StewartJames Stewart & JohnJohn Sullins SullinsJohn Sullins
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 on the sixth 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 Abraham ParkerAbraham Parker is plaintiff and Manuel LisaManuel Lisa adm of george
DruillardDruillard defendant, on the part of the Plaintiff â and have you then
there this writ.

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Witness the honorable Samuel 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

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

Abraham ParkerAbraham Parker
vs.subpoena
Manuel LisaManuel Lisa adm.
of George DruillardGeorge Druillard

Louis Stewart
John SullinsJohn Sullins

Executed on JamesJames Stewart
StewartJames Stewart and JohnJohn Sullins
SullinsJohn Sullins by copy

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Territory Of LouisianaLouisiana,
District of of Common Pleas,

ss.

The United StatesUnited States of AmericaAmerica to any Justice of the peace of
Township Saint LouisSt Louis District

We reposing special trust and confidence in your integrity and circumspection, do command and require you that you cause to
come before you John NicholasJohn Nicholas & JohnJohn Sullins SullinsJohn Sullins â
and them examine, upon their corporal oath, to be by you administered on the Holy of Almighty God,
touching their knowledge of any thing that may relate to a certain suit now pending in our said Court before our Judges of
our said Court, between Abraham ParkerAbraham Parker plaintiff
and ManuelManuel Lisa LisaManuel Lisa administrator of GeorgeGeorge Druillard DruillardGeorge Druillard Defendant, on the part of
the plaintiff and having reduced the said deposition, so taken by you as aforesaid, into writing, you send the same
with this Commission, under your seal, to our said Court of Common Pleas with all convenient speed.

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Witness the Honourable SamuelSamuel Hammond HammondSamuel Hammond presiding Judge of our said Court at S. LouisS Louis
this twenty third day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and eleven
and of our Independence the thirty

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Abraham ParkerAbraham Parker
vs
Manuel LisaManuel Lisa adm.
of Druillard

Court of Common Pleas
District of St. LouisSt LouisNovember Term 1811
In vacationDecember 23: 1811

On motion to the Plaintiff by
EdwardsEdwards his attorney It is ruled that a
sue to any Justice of the Peace of Point
Township S. LouisS Louis District to take the
Depositionsof John NicholasJohn Nicholas- in the above
case on the part of the plaintiff-

a copy

Thos F. RiddickThomas F Riddick

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To the above named defendant
or his attorney

Take notice that on the Last Saturday
of February nextFriday the 28 February instant between the hours of six of the clock in the
forenoon and six of the clock in the afternoon of that day - at the house
of James Stephens in Point Township - the deposition of
the above named John NicholasJohn Nicholas& others will be taken before some properauthori
ty on the part of the plaintiff
St. LouisSt Louis, Dec. 23 1811

EEdward Hempstead . HempsteadEdward Hempstead , for Plff

S LouisS Louis, February 21 1812

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No. 17

July 1811

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Abraham ParkerAbraham Parker
vs
ManuelManuel Lisa LisaManuel Lisa adm
of DruillardDruillard

dedimus

HempsteadHempstead

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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
District-Greeting.

You are hereby commanded to summons JohnJohn Sullins SullinsJohn Sullins
that setting aside all manner of excuse and delay he be and appear in proper
person before the judges of our Court of common pleas on the third day of March 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 Abraham ParkerAbraham Parker is plaintiff ManuelManuel Lisa LisaManuel Lisa adm of
GeorgeGeorge Druillard DruillardGeorge Druillard defendant, on the part of the plaintiff and have you then
there this writ.

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Witness the honorable Samuel HammondSamuel Hammond Esquire pre-
siding judge of our said court, at the town of St. LouisSt Louis, the
eighteenth day of January in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and twelve and of
the Independence of the United StatesUnited States, the thirty sixth

Clerk of StSt Louis. L. D.
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St LouisSt Louis Common Plea
March Term 1812 2 Day

Abraham ParkerAbraham Parker
vs
Manuel LizaManuel Lisa
adm George DruillardGeorge Druillard

JohnJohn Sullins SullinsJohn Sullins

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as Mr.NicholasNicholas may be afraid of being taken by
the sheriff on some Writ. I state that he cannot be
taken while attending as a Witness or returning home-

And I engage to have him released in case the
sheriff takes him on a time while attending as attorney
in this case -

EEdward Hempstead . HempsteadEdward Hempstead

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Territory Of LouisianaLouisiana, District Of St. LouisSt Louissct.

The United StatesUnited States of AmericaAmerica, to the John NicholasJohn Nicholas of the district
of S LouisS Louis & JohnJohn Sullins SullinsJohn Sullins of the same district Greeting

You are hereby commanded to summon
that setting aside all manner of excuse and delay you be and appear in proper
person before the judges of our Court of Common Pleas on the third day of March 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 Abraham ParkerAbraham Parker is plaintiff and Manuel LisaManuel Lisa adm
of DruillardDruillard defendant, on the part of the plaintiff and have you then
there this writ.

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Witness the honorable SamuelSamuel Hammond HammondSamuel Hammond Esqire pre-
siding judge of our said court, at the town of St. LouisSt Louis, the
Twenty five day of February in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and twelve and of
the Independence of the United StatesUnited States, the thirty sixth

Thoff RiddickThoff Riddick

Clerk of St. LSt Louis . DSt Louis .
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17 July 1811

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S. LouisS Louis District
March Term 1812

Abraham ParkerAbraham Parker
vs
Manuel LisaManuel Lisa

Sub for

John NicholasJohn Nicholas

3rd March

HempsteadHempstead

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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
District-Greeting.

You are hereby commanded to summons John NicholasJohn Nicholas James [ Stuart ]
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 on the third day of March 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 Abraham ParkerAbraham Parker is plaintiff and ManuelManuel Lisa LisaManuel Lisa admin of
GeorgeGeorge Druillard DruillardGeorge Druillard defendant, on the part of the plaintiff and have you then
there this writ.

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Witness the honorable Samuel HammondSamuel Hammond Esquire pre-
siding judge of our said court, at the town of St. LouisSt Louis, the
Eighteenth day of January in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and Twelve 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 Common Pleas
March Term 1812 2 Day

Abraham ParkerAbraham Parker
vs
ManuelManuel Lisa LizaManuel Lisa adm
of GeorgeGeorge Druillard DruillardGeorge Druillard
sub

John NicholasJohn Nicholas

James StewartJames Stewart

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Territory Of Lousiana, District Of StSt Louis. LouisSt Louis â sct.

The United StatesUnited States of AmericaAmerica to the Sheriff of the district of st. Louis
Greeting.

You are hereby commanded to summons JohnJohn Sullins SullinsJohn Sullins
that setting aside all manner of excuse and delay he be and appear in proper person
before the judges of our Court of common pleas on the first
Monday of July next, at the town of StSt Louis. LouisSt Louis, then there to testify and
the truth to say in a certain matter of controversy now pending in our said court, wherein
Abraham ParkerAbraham Parker is plaintiff andManuelManuel Lisa LisaManuel Lisa admin of GG Druillard . DruillardG Druillard
defendant the part of the Plaintiff and have you then there this writ.

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Witness the honorable Samuel HammondSamuel Hammond Esqire pre-
siding judge of our said court, at the town of StSt Louis. LouisSt Louis, the
sixth day of May in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and Twelve and of the
Independence of the United StatesUnited States, the the thirty sixth

Thos F RiddickThomas F Riddick

Clerk of St. LSt Louis . DSt Louis .
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Saint LouisSt LouisCom pleas
July Term 1812

Abraham ParkerAbraham Parker
vs
ManuelManuel Lisa LisaManuel Lisa admn.
of GG Druillard . DruillardG Druillard

subpoena

for John SullinsJohn Sullins

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Territory Of LouisianaLouisiana, District Of StSt Louis. LouisSt Louissct.

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

You are hereby commanded to summons John NicholasJohn Nicholas & James [ Steward ]
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 on the first
monday of July next, at the town of StSt Louis. LouisSt Louis, then there to testify and
the truth to say in a certain matter of controversy now pending in our said court, wherein
Abraham ParkerAbraham Parker is plaintiff and Manuel LisaManuel Lisa admr. of GG Druillard . DruillardG Druillard
defendant, on the part of the plaintiff and have you then there this writ.

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Witness the honorable Samuel HammondSamuel Hammond Esquire pre-
fiding judge of our said court, at the town of StSt Louis. LouisSt Louis, the
sixth day of May in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and Twelve and of the
Independence of the United StatesUnited States, the thirty sixth

Thoff RiddickThoff Riddick

Clerk of St. LSt Louis . DSt Louis .
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Saint LouisSt Louis com pleas
July Term 1812 1 Day

Abraham ParkerAbraham Parker
vs
Manuel LisaManuel Lisa adm.
of GG Druillard . DruillardG Druillard

subpoena

for John NicholasJohn Nicholas x
& James StewartJames Stewart

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Territory of LouisianaLouisiana
District of St. LouisSt Louis

Sct

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

Whereas Abraham ParkerAbraham Parker at our
court of common pleas before our judges hath
recovered against Manuel LisaManuel Lisa administrator of
GeorgeGeorge Druillard DruillardGeorge Druillard the sum of twenty dollars for
damages and also the sum of fifty eight dollars eleven cents
which to the said Parker were adjudged for his costs
in that suit expended as appears to us of record
These are therefoer to command you that of the goods &
Chattels which were of the said DruillardDruillard at the
time of his death in the hands of manuel LisaLisa un-
administered upon you cause to be made the aforesaid
damages and costs and if he has none them the costs
aforesaid to be levied upon the proper goods, Chattels
Lands and tenements of the said Manuel LisaManuel Lisa
and that you have the same before the Judges of our
said court on the first monday of November
next then there to under unto the said Parker the
damages & costs aforesaid and that you your certify
to our said Judges how you execute this writ
have you then there this writ

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Witness the HonbleSamuel HammondSamuel Hammond
Esquire presiding Judge of our said court
at the Town of St. LouisSt Louis this twenty first day of august in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and Twelve
and of our Independence the thirty seventh

Thos F RiddickThomas F Riddick Clk

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RecdSept 4th 1812

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No. 31

St. LouisSt Louis com pleas
November Term 1812

Abraham ParkerAbraham Parker
vs
Execution
Manuel LisaManuel Lisa admr.
of GeorgeGeorge Druillard DruillardGeorge Druillard

Damages $ 70.00
Clerk - 14.00
Sheriff - 32.91
- " 20
Tax - 1.00
Attorney - 6.00
-
James StewartJames Stewart 1.50
2.50
$ 128.11

HempsteadHempstead

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no property found to make the costs
not satisfied

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Abraham ParkerAbraham Parker
vs
Manuel LisaManuel Lisa adm
of GeorgeGeorge Druillard DruillardGeorge Druillard

March Term 1812-

Edward HempsteadEdward Hempstead agent and
attorney for the plaintiffs says that he is informed
by the plaintiff and believes that information from that
James StewartJames Stewart , John NicholasJohn Nicholas,, & JohnJohn Sullins SullinsJohn Sullins and
for him on the trial
of this can if an absence - John NicholasJohn Nicholas
& John Sullen on the of this
district & a Dedimus was obtained by him for taking
the deposition of Nicholas & Sullins, & Mo notices
given by the administration and the said Parker left
above three weeks prior to take the deposition of said
I said subpoenas for all the
in his cases & sums was
the for subpoena
nor been returned - as he can find that the sum cannot
In establishing by other witnesses as said Parker
him - then is grounds he believes
attendanceor depositions of said
witness can be procured the next term of
this court â

EEdward Hempstead . HempsteadEdward Hempstead

affirmed to in open
Court 5th March 1812

Thos F RiddickThomas F Riddick Clk

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Abraham ParkerAbraham Parker
vs
ManuelManuel Lisa LisaManuel Lisa , admn.
of GeorgeGeorge Druillard DruillardGeorge Druillard

JamesJames Stewart StewartJames Stewart claims two
days attendance and twenty
miles travel

Sworn to in open
Court -

Thos F Riddick

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2 days ---- $ 1"00
20 miles travel -
$ 130

JamesJames his

X

mark StewartStewart
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Abraham ParkerAbraham Parker
vs
Manuel LisaManuel Lisa adm.
of GeorgeGeorge Druillard DruillardGeorge Druillard

JohnJohn Sullins SullinsJohn Sullins claims
one days attendance and
sixty miles travel -

Sworn to in open
court

Thos F RiddickThomas F Riddick clk

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1 day ----------- $ 50
60 miles
2.50

John his

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mark Sullins