William Clark vs. Samuel Hammond
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County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis
common pleas.

William ClarkWilliam Clark endorsee of Forgus MoorheadForgus Moorhead
by WilliamWilliam C CarrCarr his attorney complains of
Samuel HammondSamuel Hammond in a plea of trespass on the case
for that whereas the said SamuelSamuel the defendant on the
fourteenth day of November eighteen hundred & eleven
at the District of St. LouisSt Louis at the county aforesaid
and within the jurisdiction of the court made his
due where by he acknowledges there was due of
owing to the above mentioned Forgus MoorheadForgus Moorhead or
order one hundred & eight dollars fifty cents and
afterwards the contents of said due bill being then
due & unpaid the said Forgus MoorheadForgus Moorhead by an
endorsement on the back of said due bill directed
& ordered the same to be paid to William ClarkWilliam Clark
the plaintiff of which the defendant had notice
and by reason whereof he became liable to pay to
the plaintiff the said sum of money agreeably to the
of said due bill & the the same
made so liable in consideration thereof and & there undertook & promised to pay the same on demand.
Nevertheless, the said defendant the often requested
not paid the aforesaid sum of one hundred &
eight dollars fifty cents money part thereof
the same to pay wholy
refuse to the plaintiffs damage two hundred
dollars therefore he sues.

CarrCarr atty

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The defendant by his attorney pleads
payment and satisfaction â

EastonEaston for defendant

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The plaintiff by his attorney the
plea &

CarrCarr atty

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No 11

To March Term 1813

William ClarkWilliam Clark endorsee
SamuelSamuel Hammond HammondSamuel Hammond


This is an action to recover
money due on note Let
a summons issue.
Damage $200-

CarrCarr atty

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A McNairA McNair Sheriff

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$ 3 $3.80

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Territory of MissouriMissouri
County ofCounty of Saint Louis Saint LouisCounty of Saint Louis

The United StatesUnited States of AmericaAmerica to the Sheriff of Saint LouisSt Louis
County Greeting

You are hereby commanded to Summons -
SamuelSamuel Hammond HammondSamuel Hammond if he may be found in your bailiwick that
be and appear before the Judges of our Court of Common Pleas on the first
Monday of March next then there to answer unto William ClarkWilliam Clark endorser
of Forgus MoorheadForgus Moorhead in a plea of trespass on the case to the damage of the
said William ClarkWilliam Clark the sum of two hundred Dollars and have you
then there this writ

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Witness WilliamWilliam Christy ChristyWilliam Christy presiding Judge of
our said Court at St. LouisSt Louis aforesaid this
ninth day of January one thousand eight hundred and thirteen and of our
Independence the

W. Christy