Louis Beaudain v. Francis DeRouin
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No 118
St Louis Circuit CourtCircuit Court
Oct T 1818
LouisLouis Beaudoin BeaudoinLouis Beaudoin vsFrancisFrancis DeRouin

Declaration in debt
IssueSummons in debt
for $2000.

Easton

Pettibone

Attys

for plff
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Filed the 29th August 1818

A GambleArchibald Gamble Clk


Francis Derouin not found
in this county

J. W. Thompson

non est .50
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Territory of MissouriMissouri CountyCounty of St Louis of St. LouisCounty of St Louis

The United StatesUnited States of AmericaAmerica to the sheriff of said county
greeting

We command you to summon Francis De Rauin
that he be and appear before the Judge
of our circuit court at the next term thereof to be
held at town of St LouisSt Louis within and for the CountyCounty of St Louis
of St. LouisCounty of St Louis on the second monday of October next
then and there to answer untoLouisLouis Beaudoin BeaudoinLouis Beaudoin
of a plea that he unto said plaintiff the sum
of two thousand dollors which he owes to and
unjustly detains from him to the damage of said
plaintiff fifty dollars and have you then there this
writ.

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Witness Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble Clerk for
said county at office in St. LouisSt Louis this
Twenty ninth day of august Eighteen hundred eighteenand of our independence of the United StatesUnited States the forty third

A GambleArchibald Gamble Clerk

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to have of the said Dependant
the further sum of four hundred dollars
to writ at the place aforesaid whereof the
said Dependant afterward to wit, on the
same day and year last aforesaid and had
notice whereby an action hath occurred
to the said plaintiff to damand have of from the said Defendant the said last
mentioned sum of four hundred dollars
other of the said sum above diman-
ded. Yet the said Dependant although
often requested so to do hath not yet paid
the said sum of two thousand dollars above
demanded or any part therof to the said
plaintiff, but hath hitherto wholly refused
still doth refuse to the damage of the said
plaintiff of fifty dollars and therefore
he brings his suit -

PettibonePettibone


for plff.
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MissouriMissouri Territory St Louis Circuit CourtCircuit Court of
the Term of October one thous-and eight hundred of eighteen

St LouisSt Louis county ss.Louis BeaudoinLouis Beaudoin plaintiff in this
suit complains of FrancisFrancis Denouin Defendant
in this suit of a plea that he surrender to the
said plaintiff the sum of two thousands dollars
which he owes to unjustly detains from
him: for that whereas the said plaintiff &
the said Defendant, to wit on the thirteenth day of july one thousand eight hundred of sixteen at St LouisSt Louis in the county of St LouisSt Louis
of within the jurisdiction of the court made
their certain And or writing obligatory, duly
executed by the said defendant of the one part
and the said plaintiff of the other part-
sealed with the seals of the said plaintiff
of the said defendant and which said dud
or writing obligatory, being in the possession
of the said Defendant the said plaintiff can-
not produce the same to the said court here
By which said dud or writing obligatory
the said Plaintiff agreed to enter into the service
& employment of the said Defendent as a
trader and to go up the MissouriMissouri river and
its to trade with the indians
for the said defendant, and to continue in
his employment as such trade untill the
month of june then next. And the said

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Defendent by the said dud or writing obliga
tory promised to pay to the said plaintiff
for his said services, as such trader, four hun-
dred dollars, to be paid upon the expiration
of the said term of service: and the said Plain-
tiff saith that immediately after the exe-
cution of the said And or writing obligatory, he
entered into the service & employment of the
Defendent as a trader, to wit at St LouisSt Louis aforsaid
and that he proceeded up the river MissouriMissouri
its according to the of
the said Defendant and traded with the Indians for the said Defendant, in all things following
his istructions and continued
in his employment as such trader untill
the month of june then next, to wit the
month of june one thousand eight hun-dred seventeen; and untill the full end
of term of the said service had expired-
and that he did in all things perform & ful-
fill the undertaking on his part to be performed
& fulfilled, according to the true intent of meaning
of the said agreement as contained in the said
dud or writing obligatory. Yet the said Plaintiff saith that the said Defendent although
often requested hath not as yet paid the said sum
of four hundred dollars to the said plaintiff or any
part thereof: But hitherto hath wholly refused

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and carried on a-
mong
the Indian tribes according to the
directions of the said Defendant and
continued in the service of the said defendant as such trader performing all the
duties in cumbent upon him to do and
perform as such trader untill the month
of June one thousand eight hundred & seventeen. and untill his said term of service was
completely expired & ended
yet the said Defendant altho often requested
hath not paid to the said
plaintiff the said last mentioned four
hundred dollars of the said debt first above mentioned or any part
thereof but to pay the same hath hither
to wholly refused & doth refuse.

And whereas also the said Defendant
afterwards to wit, on the fifith day of Augustin the year one thousand eight hundred & seventeen at St. LouisSt Louis
last aforesaid
at the place & within the
jurisdiction aforesaid was indebted to the plaintiff in the further Sum of four hundred
dollars, for the wages of the said plain-
tiff
for his service before then done &
performed by him the said plaintiff as
a trader among the Indians for on

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of the said Defendant and for his benefit
and at his of request. And
to the paid to the said plaintiff by the said
Defendant when he should be thereunto
aterwards requested whereby by reason
of the said last mentioned sum of money
being & remaining wholly unpaid an
action hath occurred to the said plaintiff
to demand have of from the said
Defendant the said last four hundred dol-
lars parcel of the said sum above demanded

And whereas also afterwards to wit on
the same day of year last aforesaid at
the place and within the jurisdiction aforesaid
the said plaintiff at the like special instance
of request of the said Defendant
had before that time done & performed
certain> work & labor for the said defendant
and had been in his service & employment
as a trader among the indians and had
served him for a long time as such trader
to wit the term of one year, he the said
defendant undertook & then & there saith-
fully promised the said plaintiff to pay him there
for, so much money as he therfore reasonably
deserved to have when he should be thereunto afterwards requested. And the
said plaintiff that he for reasonably

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and still refuses - whereby an action hath
occurred to the said plaintiff to have and
demand of the said Defendant the said
sum of four hundred dollars parcel
of the said debt above demanded

And for that whereas the said Defendant heretofore to wit on the thirteenth day
of July in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred & sixteen at the
place & within the jurisdiction aforesaid
by his certain other dud or writing
obligatory sealed with his seal (but
which said dud or writing obligatory
being in the possession of the said defendant
the said plaintiff cannot produce the
same to the said court here) promised
& agrred to pay the said plaintiff four
hundred dollars to be paid to him in
the month of June thereafter or upon the
completion of a trading voyage which
the said plaintiff had undertaken to
make for the said Defendant, up the
river MissouriMissouri & among the Indians
in that quarter And the said plaintiff
saith that the said trading voyage was complted & ended in the month of
june one thousand eight hundred

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& seventeen Defendant had
- yet the said Defendant although often requested hath not yet paid to the said
Plaintiff the said sum of four hundred
dollars last mentioned or any part thereof
but hitherto hath wholly refused & still refuses

And for that whereas the said Plaintiff
afterwards to wit on the same day & year
last aforesaid at the place & within the
jurisdiction aforesaid at the appointment & request of the said Defendant
had agreed to enter into the service &
employment of the said Defendant as
a trader - and to go up the MissouriMissouri River to trade with the Indians
for the said Defendant and to continue
in his service & employment as such trader
untill the month of June thereafter as such
trader the said Defendant in
thereof promised to pay the said plaintiff
therefor four hundred dollars - upon the
completion of the said term of service
And the said plaintiff says that he
entered into the service & employment
of the said Defendant as such trader upon
the day of year last aforesaid and proceeded up the MissouriMissouri river

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Territory of MissouriMissouri
County of St LouisCounty of St Louis

The United StatesUnited States of
AmericaAmerica to the [ sherriff ]
of said county Greeting

We command you (as we have hereby commanded you) to summon
FrancisFrancis De Rouin De RouinFrancis De Rouin that he be and
appear before the judges of our circuit
court at the next term thereof to be
held at the town of St LouisSt Louiswithin and
for for the County of St LouisCounty of St Louis on the second Mon
day of February next then and there to
answer unto LouisLouis Beaudoin BeaudoinLouis Beaudoin of a that unto said plaintiff the sum
of two thousand dollars which he owes to
and unjustly detains from him to the dam
age of said plaintiff fifty dollars and
have you then there this writ

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Witness Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble
Clerk of our said court at
office this seventeeth dayof November Eighteen hundred and Eighteen and of our Independence
the forty third

A GambleArchibald Gamble Clerk

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The defend ant not
found in this county March the 22 nd
1819 St Louis County

IsaacIsaac C. McGirkMcGirk D

DMcGirk D Shff

Non Est 50 cts
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served on Francia De Rouin by reading
this writ to him in the
town of StSt Louis LouisSt Louis
June 15th 1819

I. C. McGirl


D Shff

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service 80
travel 10
90

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No 26

St Louis Circuit CourtCircuit Court
Febry Term 1819

LouisLouis Beaudoin BeaudoinLouis Beaudoin
vs
FrancisFrancis De Rouin De RouinFrancis De Rouin

alias summons

Debt $2000
Dam 50

Easton & Pettibone attys

for plff
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Territory of MissouriMissouri
Country of St LouisSt Louis

ss.

The United states of AmericaAmerica to the
[ Sherriff ] of said county greeting

We Command you (as we have often
commanded you) to summonFrancisFrancis De Rouin De RouinFrancis De Rouin that
he be and appear before the Judge of our CircuitCircuit Court CourtCircuit Court
at the next term thereof to he held at the Court of St LouisSt Louis
within and for the county of StSt Louis LouisSt Louis on the monday
of August next then and there to answer unto LouisLouis Beaudoin
BeaudoinLouis Beaudoin of a plea that he render unto him the sum
of two thousand dollars which he owes to and unjustly detains from him to the damage of said plaintiff fifty dollars. and have you there this writ

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Witness Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble Clerk of
our said Court at office this Eleventh day of May Eighteen hundred and nineteen
and of our independence the forty third

Clerk