Missouri Fur Company vs. Charles Latour
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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 you eighteen hundred and seventeen

William ClarkWilliam Clark Manuel LisaManuel Lisa and
HenryHenry Piere Chouteau August Chouteau
Labbadie WilliamWilliam Morrison MorrisonWilliam Morrison PeterPeter Menard MenardPeter Menard
& ReubenReuben Secris heretofore trading and doing business together
under the name form and style of the MissouriMissouri Fur Company FurMissouri Fur Company CompanyMissouri Fur Company
complain by their Attorney of Charles Satour in a
plea of trespass on the case for that the said CharlesCharles
heretofore to wit on the eighteenth day of september in the year of our lord one thousand eight hundred & eleven at
a place called Fort Ricaras on the MissouriMissouri river in the
then county of saint CharlesCharles now County of HowardHoward all
the Territory aforesaid- to wit at the County of Saint LouisCounty of Saint Louis
aforesaid and within the jurisdiction of this court made
his certain writing of that duty under his ordinary mark
of hand land now here to be produced, whereby he acknowledged
to owe to the above named ManuelManuel Lisa LisaManuel Lisa as Factor
and Agent of a said missouri FurMissouri Fur Company CompanyMissouri Fur Company for he was
then & there acting and doing business as Agent and Factor
for & onbehalf of said plaintiff as as for himself
is their trade & business up said MissouriMissouri River- and

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and the said Defendant then & there promised
to pay to said ManuelManuel Lisa LisaManuel Lisa or his order
as Agent and Factor as aforesaid, by the name and
description of Mr ManuelManuel Lisa LisaManuel Lisa Facteu de la
comp des Fourerre du Missoury the sum of
four hundred & thirty one dollars and Ninety two
cents to be paid in pound, or at three dollars
for the value thereof in an for the
said Defendant then said Note in writing
to said Agent- which said was to be of there
paid and deliverd whereover to he said Defendant
should be whereby an action he the
to said plaintiff to have of then said Defendant the
sum mentioned in said writing according to the honor of
effect of the same Never the said
Defendant thought open requested to pay the aforesaid
of money to said plaintiffs according to the
of said writing on the first day of in the
year at the place aforesaid at the County of
Louis aforesaid never paid the said sum
mentioned in said writing in for at the rate
of one dollars and half or at three dollars
according to the aforesaid writing

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to the aforesaid plaintiffs nor to any person or persons
of or them nor any there of but
so to do- hath even refused and
still refuse to the damages aforesaid plaintiffs
one thousands dollars-

Where fore they

Ch. S. Hempstread for plffs

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Territory of MissouriMissouri
County of St LouisCounty of St Louis

the united states
AmericaAmerica to the Sheriff
Greeting

Said County

We command you to take Chartes Jacobe
if he may be found within your Carliwick and
him safely keep so that you may have his boy
before the judges of our Circuit CourtCircuit Court , to be held
at the of St LouisSt Louis within and bow the
County of St LouisCounty of St Louis on the second monday of
next there there to answer with WilliamWilliam
clerk Mauuic Sisa Andrew Harry Peerre Chouteau
August P Chauteau Silvestre Laccadu
William Marrisou Peter MenardPeter Menard Sameul Bridge
and LewisLewis in a plea of Trespass on the case
to the damage of the said plaintiffs one thousands
them there this writ.

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Witness MaryMary Philip Ledue Clerk at office
tenth day of September eighteen hundred and fourteen and of the
the forty

D Clk
for M P LeducP Leduc Clerk

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The Sheriff is requested to hold the defendant to
bailin the sum of one thousand dollars

D. Clk
for M P LeducP Leduc Clerk

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No. 63
No. to October Term 1817
St. LouisSt LouisCir CourtCircut Court

MissouriMissouri
vs
Charles Latour

Fur CompanyMissouri Fur Company
Narr in case
Cap. Denn $1000

This is an action of trespass
on the case founded a state
in of Dfts. Set a unit
of Capiter acrupondendum
issue accordingly. Damage
$1000. bail required for that
amount

Ch. S. Hempstead for Plffs

filed September 10th 1817

Clk
for

Sep 10
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John W. ThompsonJohn W Thompson Sheriff of
St Louis County Sir of trespass
you may dispense
with putting Charles Latour with
to Jail September 22nd 1817

P. Chouteau
A. P. ChouteauPierre Chouteau

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John W. ThompsonJohn W Thompson Sheriff of SaintSt Louis
LouisSt Louis County Sir you
may discharge Charles
Latour the Defendant
in this Suit further
september 22nd 1817

Str Labaddie

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Excuted they writ by answering the
Defendant in St Louis County Sept 22nd 1817
and or sured to discharge of him
on the same day as will appear above

Server $ 1.00

traveling 1.50

$

A. V. CarrCarr Dshff
for J. N. Thompson