Missouri Fur Company vs. Charles Tibeau
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Territory of MissouriMissouri
County of Saint LouisCounty of Saint Louis

In the Circuit CourtCircuit Court for said
County of the Term of October in the year eighteen hundred & seventeen

WilliamWilliam Morrison Clark, Manuel LisaManuel Lisa AndrewAndrew Henry
HenryAndrew Henry Pierre Chouteau, August P Chouteau , Silvertre
Labbadie, WilliamWilliam MorrisonWilliam Morrison , Peter MenardPeter Menard SamuelSamuel
Bridge, & ReubenReuben Lerris, heretofore doing
and trading together under the name form & style of
"The MissouriMissouri Fur Company FurMissouri Fur Company CompanyMissouri Fur Company " complain by their
Attorney of Charles Tibeau in a plea of trespass
on the case, for that the said CharlesCharles heretofore
to wit on the third day of September, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred seven to wit
a place on the MissouriMissouri called âa lisle a Loyal â
in the then District of St. Charles, & Territory aforesaid
now County of HowardHoward said Territory. to wit at
the County of Saint LouisCounty of Saint Louis aforesaid ( direction the jurisdiction
of this Court) made his writing of that date
commonly called a promissory note his own proper
hand being thereunto signed ( 1 & nowhere to be shown )
whereby he acknowledged to owe to the above named ManuelManuel Lisa
LisaManuel Lisa as for the said MissouriMissouri Fur Company FurMissouri Fur Company CompanyMissouri Fur Company
was then & there acting as Agent & Factor for and on
behalf of said plaintiffs as well as for himself in then

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said business up the MissouriMissouri River in the Territory
aforesaid, the said Defendant then & there promised to pay
to said ManuelManuel , or his order as Agent Factor as
aforesaid by the name and discription of â Im ManuelManuel Lisa
LisaManuel Lisa Factor de la Compagny des du Missoury"
the just Sum of two hundred & seventy one Dollars
and fifty nine Cents Lawful money of the United StatesUnited States
when thereunto afterwards he should be requested, for
the Value there of received in diving merchandise received by
said Defendant from the aforesaid Agent. I for payments
made to several persons for him said Tebeau by said ManuelManuel
an Agent as aforesaid. the then & there delivered the same
promissory note to said Agent for said plaintiffs. Whereby
an action hath: to said plaintiffs to recover if have
of & from said Defendant the aforesaid Sum of money
mentioned in said promissory note when thereunto afterwards
he should be requested. Nevertheless the said Defendant
though often requested to pay said Sum of money mentioned in
said promissory note, to said plaintiffs to wit on the
day and year & at the place last aforesaid, to wit at the
County of Saint LouisCounty of Saint Louis aforesaid. Hath never paid the same
Sum of money nor any part nor pencil thereof to said plaintiffs
nor to any person for them, but so to hitherto hath ever refused
& still doth refuse to the Damage of said plaintiffs four hundred
Dollars; wherefore they Sue &c.

J. S. Hempstead forplff

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Territory of MissouriMissouri
county of St. LouisSt Louis

The united states of
AmericaAmerica to the sheriff
the county of St. LouisSt Louis ... greeting

we command gave to take Charles Tibeau if
he may be found within your bailiwick
him safely keep so that you may have
before our Circuit court to be held
judge therof on the second monday of a
at the town of St. LouisSt Louis within and
County ofCounty of St Louis St. LouisCounty of St Louis then & there to
WilliamWilliam Morrison Clark. ManuelManuel Lisa LisaManuel Lisa Andrew
Chouteau AugustChouteau August P PChouteau August P Chouteau
WilliamWilliam MorrisonWilliam Morrison PeterPeter Menard MenardPeter Menard Sam
and ReubenReuben Lewig in a plea of trespass on
the case to the damage of the said plaintiff
four hundred dollars and have you then
there this writ

Witness Mary Philip LeducMarie P Ledue Clerk at office
this tenth day of september eighteen hundred and seventeen and four
presence the forty second

D. Clerk for
M. P. LeducP Leduc Clerk

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The sheriff is required to hold the defendant to bail
in the sum of four hundred dollars

D. Clerk for
M. P. LeducP Leduc Clerk

Charles Tibeau non est
non est 50 A. CarrCarr D. Sheriff
for JM Thompson Sheriff
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No 62
to Oct Term

S LouisS LouisCir CourtCircut Court
Missouri Fur CompanyMissouri Fur Company vs


Charles Tibeau
$400

This is an action on the case
founded on a promissory note
of Debt to plffs Let
a writ of capias ad respon
dendum issue accordingly
Damage $400. bail required
for that amount

C. S. Hempstead