Benjamin O'Fallon and William Clark vs. William Chambers and James Sawyer
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In the Circuit CourtCircuit Court , December Term 1820-

County of Saint LouisCounty of Saint Louisp =Benjamin O FallonBenjamin O'Fallon &
William ClarkWilliam Clark complain by HempsteadHempstead then
Attorney of William Chambers, and James SawyerJames Sawyer
of a plea of a breach of Covenant for that
whereas the said William Chambers and JamesJames Sawyer
SawyerJames Sawyer heretofore on the Twenty ninth
day of May in the year one thousand eight hundred and sixteen,, at Saint LouisSt Louis in the
County aforesaid by their certain deed
then seals (and which is now
here to the Court shewn) the date where of
is the day and year above said they say Defendants
did thereby covenant, and promise and bind themselves
to take up, (thirty meaning to pay and exchange)

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on the first day of February in the year Eighteen hundred & twenty - and obligation given
by said Benjamin O FallonBenjamin O'Fallon William ClarkWilliam Clark
to SullivanSullivan intending as Executor and
administrator of SamuelSamuel for the sum
of twenty five hundred and ten Dollarsâ

And the said Benjamin O FallonBenjamin O'Fallon
and William ClarkWilliam Clark that after the
making of the aforesaid deed on the
said first day of February in the year last above
said, the said William Chambers and JamesJames Sawyer
SawyerJames Sawyer nor of them did take up (
on the day year last aforesaid) the aforesaid
obligation given by said Benjamin O FallonBenjamin O'Fallon
and WilliamWilliam clark to SullivanSullivan as Executor

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and administrator of samuel for the said
said of sum of twenty five hundred & Ten Dollars
according to the , true meaning and
intent of the said deed and of the said
covenant of the said Dependants by them in that
behalf so made a aforesaid at the county
of saint Louis aforesaid â

And to the said plaintiffs in fact
say that the said Defendants (although often required
so to do) have not kept their said Covenant
by them made as aforesaid but have broken
same, the keep the same with the said plaintiffs
have wholly neglected refused, and still
neglect and refused to the damaged ofsaid plaintiffs
three thousand Dollars and therefore they bring suit


HempsteadHempstead

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countys of St LouisSt Louis

The state of MissouriMissouri to the sheriff of said county Greetings

We command you to attach William Chambers
and JamesJames Sawyer SawyerJames Sawyer by all and singular their Lands and
Tenements goods chattles monies Credits and effects on so much
thereof as shall be sufficient to secene the sum of Twenty
five hundred Dollars with interest and cost of suit in
whose hands or possession soever the same may be found in
your to ounly that they the said William Chambers
and James SawyerJames Sawyer he and appear at the next term
of cur circuit count before our judge thereof on the
first day of the said term to answer unto BenjaminBenjamin O'Fallon
O FallonBenjamin O'Fallon and William ClarkWilliam Clark of a plea of breach of Covenant
to the damage of the said plaintiffs of three thousand
Dollars - and also that you summon all and every person
in whose hands on possession any such Lands tenements
goods chattles monies credits on effects shall be found
and particularly William ChristyWilliam Christy and Thomas Wright
that they he one appear on the first day of the term
afoersaid befow our judge there of then and there
to answer what may he objected against them
and have you them there this unit

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Wittness Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble Clerk of our
said court at office this tenth day of October Eighteen hundred and twenty and
of our Independence the forty fifth

Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble Clerk

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County of Saint LouisCounty of Saint Louis

Personally appeared before me the
undersigned a Justice of the Peace in forthe
County aforesaid- John O FallonJohn O'Fallon agent
for the said Benjamin O. Fallon and William ClarkWilliam Clark who being
duly sworn says the above named

William Chambers- and JamesJames Sawyer SawyerJames Sawyer are
in the indebted (as he verily believes) to the
said William ClarkWilliam Clark - and

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Said Benjamin O. Fallon at least in the sum
of twenty five hundred Dollar: that
they said Chamber & Sawyer one neither resident
nor residing in the State of MissouriMissouri

Sworn to to
before me this 9th day of October 1820

In. O'Fallon
Walsh
Justice of the Peace

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filed Oct 10th 1820
A GambleArchibald Gamble Clk

Pres & deed 20
affed 10
appearance 10
Direct 50
90
shff 1.70
2.60
to C S Hempstead

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No. 56

Benjamin O. Fallon &
WilliamWilliam ClarkeClarke
vs
William Chamber &
James SawyerJames Sawyer
Executed Direct

This is an action of Covenant
in foreign attachment: amount sworn to $2500. Dam's $3000 let a writ issue
accordinglyâ

Wm ChristyWilliam Christy â as
garnishees. A GambleArchibald Gamble Clerk

HempsteadHempstead
Ps

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Executed this writ by attaching William Chambers and
James SawyerJames Sawyer by a certain track of land said to contain
three hundred and seventy four situated about two
miles north of the Town of St LouisSt Louis formerly owned by Louis
, and by summoning WilliamWilliam Christy ChristyWilliam Christy as
Garnishee in the foreseen of John Lindell
Thomas Wright not found in my county in St LouisSt Louis
Township october the 12th 1820

IsaacIsaac C. McGirkMcGirk

Service $1.00
travel 20
1 non est 50
1.70