Augustus Chouteau, John P. Cabanne, Antoine Chenin vs. Pierre Lecomte
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County of St LouisCounty of St Louis

AugustusAugust Chouteau ChouteauAugust Chouteau John P CabanneJohn P Cabanne & Antoine Chenin, merchants doing business under the name
style & form of ChouteauChouteau Cabanne CabanneChouteau Cabanne & company ,
term of Pierre Lecompte commonly called Pierriche Lecompte wherefore he took two packs of beaver fur
the property of them the said plaintiff & the same detained Therefore the said
plaintiff by CarrCarr their attorney complain for that
wheras the said PierrePierre commonly called Pierriche Lecompte at the county of St LouisSt Louis aforesaid and within
the jurisdiction of this court at one certain Nicholas Lecompte insaid county took two packs of beaver skins with the fur on them & one small pack of
the same all of the value of five hundred dollars
the property of them the said plaintiff & unjustly
detained them against gages & pledges until the
sheriff of the said county of St. LouisSt Louis made delivery
thereof & thereupon the said plaintiff say they
are injured five hundred dollars and
therefore they bring suit for

CarrCarr , atty pg

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No 20

St LouisSt Louis common pleas
June Term 1814-

Aug. Chouteau
JohnJohn P Cabanne PJohn P Cabanne . CabanneJohn P Cabanne
&Antoine Chenin vs Pierre Lecompte

This is an action of Rep
levin- The clerk will
issue a writ of Replevin
damage $500-00-

CarrCarr , atty


not excuted
by order of the
plaintiff

J.W. Thompson
Shf S.L.C

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- 50
Travel- 2.00

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Territory of MissouriMissouri
County of St LouisCounty of St Louis

The United StatesUnited States of AmericaAmerica to the
sheriff of the county of St LouisSt Louis greeting

We command you that if AugustusAugust Chouteau ChouteauAugust Chouteau
JohnJohn P Cabanne P. CabanneJohn P Cabanne & Antoine Chenin merchants doing
business under the name style and form of Chouteau, Cabanne & Company shall make you secure you cause
to be replevied and delivered to the said Chouteau, Cabanne
& company two packs of beaver skins with the fur on them &
one small pack of the same all of the value of five hundred
Dollars the property of them the said Chouteau, Cabanne &
company as they say which said property is detained
by PierrePierre commonly called Pierriche Lecompte if he may be
found within your bailiwick that he and appear before
the Judges of our court of commons pleas to be holden at the
town of St. LouisSt Louis within & for the county of St LouisSt Louis on the
fourth monday in June next then and there to answer unto
Chouteau CabanneChouteau Cabanne and Chenin doing business under the
name style and firm of Chouteau CabanneChouteau Cabanne & company
of a plea wherefore the said PierrePierre commonly called Pierreche Lecompte took two packs of of beaver skinswith the fur on them and one one small pack of the same all of the value of five
hundred Dollars the property of the said Chouteau CabanneChouteau Cabanne
& company and the said property detains against sureties
& pledges to the damage of the said Chouteau CabanneChouteau Cabanne
& company of five hundred and have you then there this writ

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MaryMary P. LeducP Leduc Clerk of our court
of common pleas at St LouisSt Louis this thirtieth day of may one thousand eight hundred & fourteen and of our Independence the thirty eighth

M PP Leduc .LeducP Leduc Clerk

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St LouisSt LouisCommon pleas
June Term 1814