Antoine Cetoleau v. Joseph Rebedeau
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Circuit CourtCircuit Court
County ofCounty of St Louis StCounty of St Louis, LouisCounty of St Louis

AntoineAntoine Cetoleau, plaintiff by his attorney,
complains of JosephJoseph Rebedeau, in a plea of trespass,
on the case for that whereas the said JosephJoseph the defendant
on the first day of June, eighteen hundred and eighteen at, the county of StSt Louis, LouisSt Louis aforesaid, and within
the jurisdiction, of this court was indebted to the plaintiff
of, the sum of one hundred fifty, dollars for the work
and labour, case & diligence, of him, the said plaintiff
before that time done & bestowed, in about the business,
of him the said defendant & at, his special,
instance & request, so indebted in consedera-
tion thereof then &, there undertook, & saith
fully promised the plaintiff to pay him the said
sum of money on request.

And also for that whereas the said defendant
on or about the first day of May, eighteen hundred and eighteen the panis nation or tribe of Indians to wit,
at the county of StSt Louis, LouisSt Louis aforesaid and within, the jurisdiction,
of this court, being possessed, of certain goods,
wares & merchandizes, did offer and profess, to him
the said plaintiff &, promise that if, he the, said
plaintiff would receive, said goods wares, and
merchandizes & trade, them for him said defendant to and with the said
PanisPanis Indians, that he the said JosephJoseph would pay him
therefore, the sum of one hundred dollars, and the said
plaintiff that he did on his part, then &, there agree
to receive & take said, goods of the defendant and
trade them for him and that in pursuance, of said
agreement, he said plaintiff did also then & there
secure, said goods of the defendant and did barter,
& trade them to the said Indians for the benefit and & use, of said defendant by reason, whereof the said
defendant become liable to pay to him the plaintiff
the

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plaintiff the aforesaid, sum of one hundred dollars and
being so liable inconsideration thereof then & there under
took &, faithfully promised to pay the plaintiff the
said sum, of money on request.

And also for that wheras the said AntoineAntoine Cetoleau,
being an Indian trader and the said JosephJoseph the defen,-
dant on the said day & year last aforesaid at the
place and within the jurisdiction aforesaid,, being
the owner and possessor of certain goods & other articles
suitable & proper, for the trade, with the Indians,
did then & there engage & employ him the said plaintiff
to trade said goods & other, articles to an with the indians
for the benefit, of him the said defendant and prom-
ised & agreed to pay him the said AntoineAntoine
of one hundred dollers, and the said
AntoineAntoine in fact, says tht he did trade traffic & barter,
said goods & other articles to & with, the indians for the
use & benefit, of him, the defendant - by reason whereof
he the said defendant, there & there became liable
to pay him the said AntoineAntoine , the said last, men-
tioned sum, of one hundred dollars whenever
after wards he should be thereunto requested and
being so liable in consideration therof, then and
there undertook and faithfully promised to pay
the plaintiff the said last mentioned, sum of
one hundred dollars on demand.

And the for that whereas the said
defendant on the day of year last aforesaid, at the
place, & within the jurisdiction, of the court being
possessed of certain other goods and articles necessary,
& proper for the Indian tade, and the said AntoineAntoine
being then & there an Indian trader, he the said defendant,
did engage, the said AntoineAntoine to trade, said
goods and other articles with the PanisPanis , Indians
for the profit and benefit of him the said JosephJoseph
and promised & agreed, that if he would do,
the best, he could with said goods and make
the greatest, profit in his power out, of them for,

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him said JosephJoseph , that he would pay him the said
AntoineAntoine therefor out of the profits resulting from the
trade & barter of said goods the sum of one huedred
dollars lawful money of the United StatesUnited States And
the said AntoineAntoine avows that in pursuance of said
agreement on his part he received said goods and
did the best he could with them and made the
greatest profit in his power for the defendant by
trading them with the the said PanisPanis Indians, and
that great profits to wit five hundred
dollars were made to the said Jospeh from
the trading of said goods & articles aforesaid by
the said AntoineAntoine . by reason whereof the said
JosephJoseph became liable to pay the said AntoineAntoine the aforesaid sum of one hundred dollars whenever he should be thereunto requested and being so liable in consideration
thereof then & there undertook & faithfully promised the
plaintiff to pay to him the said last mentioned sum, of money on request,.

And also for that whereas the said,JosephJoseph on the
said first day of June eighteen hundred, & eighteen at
the county of St LouisSt Louis aforesaid was indebted to the said
AntoineAntoine in one other sum of one hundred dollars law
ful money of the UnitedUnited States StatesUnited States, for other the work and
labour case & dilligence of him the said AntoineAntoine as
an Indian, trader, done given performed and be
stowed in about the trading & trafficking, of certain
goods wares & merchandizes, of him the said JosephJoseph
to and with the PanisPanis Indians, for the use and benefit, of him the said JosephJoseph , before that time & at,
his special instance & request and being so indebted
in consderation thereof then & there undertook, and
faithfully promised, the plaintiff to pay him the said
last mentioned sum of money whenever he the defen
ant, should be thereunto requested.

Nevertheless, the said JosephJoseph tho often requested, hath
not paid to him the said AntoineAntoine the aforesaid sum of
one hundred dollars; but the same to him to pay

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hath hereunto wholy refused, and still doth, refuse, to
his damage two, hundred dollars, and therefore he
sues, by

CarrCarr atty,

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Territory of MissouriMissouri
County of St LouisCounty of St Louis,

The United StatesUnited States, of AmericaAmerica,
to the sheffif, of said county,
greeting

We command, you to summon Joseph RobedeauJoseph Robideaux ,
that he, be and appear before, the Judge, of our CircuitCircuit Court
CourtCircuit Court at the next term, to be held at the, town of St LouisSt Louis
within, and for the county of St LouisSt Louis on the second,
Monday of October, next then, and there, to answer
unto AntoineAntoine Cetoleau of a plea of trespass, on the case, to
the, damage of said plaintiff, two hundred dollars
and have, you then there, this writ,

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Witness Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble Clerk of, our
said court at office, this eighteenth day of July, Eighteen hundred & Eighteen,
and of our independence the, forty
third,

A GambleArchibald Gamble Clerk,

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Executed by reading in St LouisSt Louis,July 21st 1818.

JWThompson shff


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no 57
Oct Term 1818
AntoineAntoine Cetoleau,
vs
JosephJoseph Robideaux RobedeauJoseph Robideaux ,

This, is an action, on the
damage $200-

CarrCarr atty,

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A GambleArchibald Gamble Esq,

ClK. C C. S.L. C.

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Filed,18th July 1818

AGamble clk

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AntoineAntoine Cetoleau,
vs
Joseph RobideauJoseph Robideaux ,

And the said defendant,
comes & deffends, the wrong & injury, which he and says,
that he did not undertake & promise, in manner & form,
as the said plaintiff hath above, thereof complained,
against, him &, of this he puts himself upon, the county,

GeyerGeyer for deft,

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and for further plea, in this behalf, the said defendant says, that the said said plaintiff aught,
not to have or maintain, his aforesaid aciton,
thereof againsht him, because he says, that he
the said defendant before, the commencement
of this suit to wit, on the seventeenth, day of July, in the year of our Lord eighteen hundred, and eighteen,
at the county aforesaid,, paid to the Said plaintiff,
the Said several sums, of money in his declaration mentioned, and this he is ready,
to verify wherefore, he prays judgement, is the
said plaintiff aught, to have or maintain, his,
action aforesaid, thereof against him,

GeyerGeyer for Deft,

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The Jurors, find a verdict for,
Plaintiff one Hundred Dollars

Foreman,

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RobideauRobideaux ,
ads
Cetoleau,

phas

2 payment

filed, the 14 1818

A GambleArchibald Gamble clk,

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AntoineAntoine Cetoleau,
vs
Joseph RobedeauJoseph Robideaux

And the said,AntoineAntoine
comes and says that the said,JosephJoseph did not
pay him said, palintift in manner, and form
as as is, by him above in pleading alledged & this
be prays may be inquired, of by the county
wherefore, he says he ought not to be barred, of his
action & prays judgement, for his damages,

Car atty plff,

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vsRobideauRobideaux ,

Filed march 13th 1819

A GambleArchibald Gamble Clerk

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Received a copy
st louisSt Louis 12 march 1819


for

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Territory of MissouriMissouri, County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis, sct.

The United StatesUnited States of AmericaAmerica,

To the Sheriff of St LouisSt Louis, county-Greeting.

You are hereby commanded to summon Francois LeclereFrancois Leclere AndrewAndrew Wood,
John John DoughertyDougherty , & Bernard PratteBernard Pratte ,
that setting aside all manner of excuse and delay they be and appear in proper person before the
Judge of our circuit court on the twelfth, day of April, 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, wherin is plaintiff,
and Joseph RobideauJoseph Robideaux , is defendant on the
part of the plaintiff, and have you then and there this writ.

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Witness. Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble , Clerk of out said circuit court, at the
town of St. LouisSt Louis, this Twelth day of March in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and nineteen
and of the Independance of the United StatesUnited States the forty thirde

Clerk, St. LSt LouisC.C.
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AndrewAndrew Wood, FrancoisFrancois Leclere ,LeclereFrancois Leclere
John Dougherty & B Protte
not found of Dshff
4. non ests $200

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Wood lives at Chauvais, and ferry st chs

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S LouisS Louis court
April Term 1819

AntoineAntoine Cetoleau
vs
Joseph RobideauJoseph Robideaux


for
Francois LeclereFrancois Leclere AndrewAndrew Wood
John DoughertyDougherty
Bernard PratteBernard Pratte

12th Apl 1819

CarrCarr for Plff,

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2.00

36

3.03

5.39

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Territory of MissouriMissouri, County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis, sct.

The United StatesUnited States of AmericaAmerica,

To the Sheriff of St LouisSt Louis county-Greeting.

You are hereby commanded to summon Francois LeclereFrancois Leclere AndrewAndrew Wood John DoughertyDougherty , & Bernard PrattBernard Pratte ,
that setting aside all manner of excuse and delay they be and appear in proper person before the
Judge of our circuit court on the Fourth day of August 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 Antoine Citoleau, is plaintiff,
and Joseph RobideauJoseph Robideaux , defendant on the
part of the pltff and have you then and there this writ.

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Witness, Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble , Clerk of our said circuit court, at the
town of St. LouisSt Louis, this Thirteenth day of May in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and nineteen
and of the Independance of the United StatesUnited States the forty third,

A GambleArchibald Gamble ,

Clerk, St. LSt Louis. C.C.
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No 19
St'Louis cir Court
August from 1819

Antoin Citoleau
vs
Joseph RobideauJoseph Robideaux

for

x

Francois LeclereFrancois Leclere


x

AndrewAndrew Wood


x

John DoughertyDougherty


&

Bennard Pratt
pltf


4 the August 1819
Wood, lives at
Chouvins ferry
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served on AndrewAndrew -
Wood at belloud fery
by reading in st
ferdinand Township
July 31st 1819

Francois, Leclere & John,
DoughertyDougherty not found
july the 31st 1819

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Francois LeclereFrancois Leclere not found

B PratteB Pratte not found or
any person at
his house with whom, to
leave a copy,4th august 1819

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1 service 33
3 non est 150
travel 1,20
$303

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Territory of MissouriMissouri, County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis, sct.

The United StatesUnited States of AmericaAmerica,

To the Sheriff of S LouisS Louis, county, Greeting.

You are hereby commanded to summon AugusteAuguste P ChouteauPierre Chouteau ,
that setting aside all manner of excuse and delay he be and appear in proper person before the
Judge of our circuit court on forthwith, 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 AntoineAntoine Citeleau,is plaintiff,
and Joseph RobideauJoseph Robideaux , defendant on the
part of the plaintiff, and have you then there this writ.

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Witness, Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble , Clerk of our said circuit court, at the
town of St. LouisSt Louis, this thirteenth day of Aug in the year of our lord, one thousand eight hundred and nineteen
and of the Independence of the United StatesUnited States the forty fourth

A GambleArchibald Gamble ,

Clerk, St. LSt Louis. C.C.
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Citeleau,
vs
RobideauRobideaux ,

for A P Chouteau forthwith Executed,, on
A.P. Chouteau,

13th august 1819

JohnJohn K Walker K WalkerJohn K Walker DShff,


serice, & travel,
-
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Antoine Citoleau,
vs
Joseph RobideauJoseph Robideaux ,

Louis Louis TrudeauTrudeau , of argues for, the plaintiff
ond makes oath that AndrewAndrew Wood John DoughertyDougherty & Francois
Leclere,, are necessary & material witnesses, for the plaintiff on
the Trial, of this cause as he is informed & believes to be true,
that he believes, the plaintiff cannot safely, go to trial, without
their testimony, - that a subpoena, has been issued, for them &
returned non est, that he is informed & believes, that the
plaintiff cannot prove the same facts by any oter witness
& that, he has near noble, cause to believe that their evidence or attendances, can be procured by next term, of this court,

sworn to &, subscribed in,
open court,


Louis Trudeau,


HR Gamble DClk,

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