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December Term Eighteen Hundred and Twenty

In the Circuit CourtCircuit Court
St Louis County to wit:

The Jurors for the State of MissouriMissouri
upon their oaths do present, that George HGeorge H RobbRobb late of the sd
County â Shop Keeper on the first day of July on the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and Twenty
with force & arms at the County of St LouisCounty of St Louis aforesaid
a large quantity of Beaver skins, to wit eighteen packs
of Beaver Skins, of great value to wit: of the value of
Three hundred dollars for each pack â & also a large
quantity of [ Rackoon ] skins to wit: two packs of
[ Rackoon ] skins of great value to wit of the value
of one Hundred dollars for each pack of the goods &
chattles of Joshua PilcherJoshua Pilcher , Joseph PerkinsJoseph Perkins , AndrewAndrew
Woods, Moses Carson, & ThomasThomas Hempstead
HempsteadThomas Hempstead , the surviving partners of a company of
Fur Traders using the style and firm of "the MissouriMissouri Fur Company
Fur CompanyMissouri Fur Company " Then and there being found, felonious
-ly did, steal, Take, and carry away contrary to the
form of the statute in such case made and provided
and against the peace and DignityDignity of (The United StatesUnited States
of AmericaAmerica) & of the State.

and the Jurors aforesaid upon their oath aforesaid do
further present that the said George HGeorge H RobbRobb on the
first day of July in the year of our Lord eighteen hun-drad and Twenty, with force & arms at St LouisSt Louis in
the county aforesaid, unlawfully & unjustly did receive
there a Large quantity of Beaver skins, to wit
eighteen packs of Beaver skins, of great valued to wit

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of the value of three hundred dollars for each pack, &
a large quantity of Racoon, to wit: two packs of Ra
-coon skins of great value to wit of the value of One hun
-dred dollars for each pack of the goods & chattles
of Joshua PilcherJoshua Pilcher , Joseph PerkinsJoseph Perkins , AndrewAndrew Woods
Moses Carson, , & Thomas HempsteadThomas Hempstead
the surviving partners of a company, using the style
& firm of "the MissouriMissouri fur company", then lately
before felonioulsly, stolen taken & carried away by
One GeorgeGeorge Late the slave of ManuelManuel Lesa De
-ceased, he the said George HGeorge H RobbRobb then & there well
knowing the same to be stolen & unlawfully come
by â Contrary to the statute in such case in ade &
provided and against the peace and DignityDignity of (The
United StatesUnited States of AmericaAmerica) & of the State.

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Decr 1820

The State of MissouriMissouri
vs
George HGeorge H RobbRobb

In dt,
for

Larcery
& Receiving Stolen Goods

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State Of MissouriMissouri,
County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis, Sct.

The Sheriff of St. Louis County-Greeting.

You are hereby commanded to summon FrancisFrancois Robideaux ,RobidouxFrancois Robideaux ,
that setting aside all manner of excuse and delay, he be and appear in proper person before the Judge of our CircuitCircuit Court
CourtCircuit Court , on the Fourth day of December at the town of St. LouisSt Louis, then and there to testify,
and the truth to say, in a certain matter of controversy now pending in our said Court,
wherein The state
of MissouriMissouri is plaintiff
and George HGeorge H ,RobbRobb , is defendant, on the part of
the Plaintiff and have you then there this writ.

Witness, Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble , Clerk of our said Circuit CourtCircuit Court , at
the town of St. LouisSt Louis, this 21st day of Novr in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred & twentyday of

A GambleArchibald Gamble

Clerk, St. LSt Louis. C.C.
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The State of MissouriMissouri
vs
GerogeGeroge H Robb HGeroge H Robb ,RobbGeroge H Robb

for
Francis RobidouxFrancois Robideaux
for plaintiff

December 4th

FrancisFrancis Robeioux
not found in my
County

H. McGirk
Deff

non est 50 cts
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State Of MissouriMissouri,
County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis, Sct.

The Sheriff of St. Louis CountyâGreeting.

You are hereby commanded to summon H, Richards,JohnJohn Simonds Jr SimondsJohn Simonds Jr , Jr,
Papin, Pierre, Chouteau Jr
that setting aside all manner of excuse and delay, they be and appear in proper person before the Judge of our CircuitCircuit Court
CourtCircuit Court , on the Fourth day of December at the town of St. LouisSt Louis, then and there to testify,
and the truth to say, in a certain matter of controversy now pending in our said Court, wherein The state
of MissouriMissouri is plaintiff
and GeorgeGeorge H ,HGeorge H ,RobbRobb is defendant, on the part of
the Plaintiff and have you then there this writ.

Witness, Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble , Clerk of our said Circuit CourtCircuit Court , at
the town of St. LouisSt Louis, this 21st day of Novr in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred & twentyday of

A GambleArchibald Gamble

Clerk, St. LSt Louis. C.C.
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The State of MissouriMissouri
vs
GeorgeGeorge H HGeorge H ,RobbRobb

for H Richards
Jnv Simonds jr
Hypotite PapinPapin
Pierre ChouteauPierre Chouteau jr
for plaintiff

December 4th

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not served for
want of time
John K WalkerJohn K Walker
Dshff

4 non $ 2.00

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State Of MissouriMissouri,
County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis, Sct.

The Sheriff of St. Louis County—Greeting.

You are hereby commanded to summon William LoucianWilliam Loucian CyrusCyrus Curtis
CurtisCyrus Curtis
that setting aside all manner of excuse and delay, he be and appear in proper person before the Judge of our CircuitCircuit Court
CourtCircuit Court , on the Fourth day of December at the town of St. LouisSt Louis, then and there to testify,
and the truth to say, in a certain matter of controversy now pending in our said Court, wherein The state
of MissouriMissouri is plaintiff
and GeorgeGeorge H ,HGeorge H ,RobbRobb is defendant, on the part of
the Defendant and have you then there this writ.

Witness, Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble , Clerk of our said Circuit CourtCircuit Court , at
the town of St. LouisSt Louis, this 21st day of Novr in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred & twentyday of

A GambleArchibald Gamble

Clerk, St. LSt Louis. C.C.
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not executed, for
want of time

2 non ests $ 5.00

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The State of MissouriMissouri
vs
GeorgeGeorge H HGeorge H ,RobbRobb

for
Will Loucian
Cyrus CurtisCyrus Curtis
for plaintiff

December 4th

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State Of MissouriMissouri,
County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis, Sct.

The Sheriff of St. Louis County—Greeting.

You are hereby commanded to summon JosephJoseph Navariz PatrickPatrick M
Dilton PeterPeter Blanx
that setting aside all manner of excuse and delay, they be and appear in proper person before the Judge of our CircuitCircuit Court
CourtCircuit Court , on the Fourth day of December at the town of St. LouisSt Louis, then and there to testify,
and the truth to say, in a certain matter of controversy now pending in our said Court, wherein The state
of MissouriMissouri is plaintiff
and GeorgeGeorge H HGeorge H ,RobbRobb is defendant, on the part of
the Defendant and have you then there this writ.

Witness, Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble , Clerk of our said Circuit CourtCircuit Court , at
the town of St. LouisSt Louis, this 21st day of Novr in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred & twentyday of

A GambleArchibald Gamble

Clerk, St. LSt Louis. C.C.
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The State of MissouriMissouri
vs
GeorgeGeorge H HGeorge H ,RobbRobb

for
Jos Navarez
PatrickPatrick M Dillon
PeterPeter Bland

for Defendant

December 4th

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not executed for
want of time

3 non ests $ 1.50

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State Of MissouriMissouri,
County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis, Sct.

The Sheriff of St. Louis CountyâGreeting.

You are hereby commanded to summon JoshuaJoshua Pilcher ,PilcherJoshua Pilcher ,ThomasThomas Hempstead ,HempsteadThomas Hempstead ,
MichaelMichael E Simmel ,EMichael E Simmel ,SimmelMichael E Simmel ,JosephJoseph Perkins ,PerkinsJoseph Perkins ,
that setting aside all manner of excuse and delay, they be and appear in proper person before the Judge of our CircuitCircuit Court
CourtCircuit Court , on the Fourth day of December at the town of St. LouisSt Louis, then and there to testify,
and the truth to say, in a certain matter of controversy now pending in our said Court, wherein The state
of MissouriMissouri is plaintiff
and GeorgeGeorge H ,HGeorge H ,RobbRobb is defendant, on the part of
the Plaintiff and have you then there this writ.

Witness, Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble , Clerk of our said Circuit CourtCircuit Court , at
the town of St. LouisSt Louis, this 21st day of November in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred & twentyday of

A GambleArchibald Gamble

Clerk, St. LSt Louis. C.C.
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The State of MissouriMissouri
vs,
GeorgeGeorge H HGeorge H ,RobbRobb

for
JoshuaJoshua Pilcher ,PilcherJoshua Pilcher ,
ThomasThomas Hempstead ,HempsteadThomas Hempstead ,
MichaelMichael E Simmel ,E SimmelMichael E Simmel ,
JosephJoseph Perkins ,PerkinsJoseph Perkins ,
for plaintiff

December 4th 1821

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not executed, for
want of time

4 non ests $ 2.00

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State Of MissouriMissouri,
County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis, sct.

To the Sheriff of S LouisS Louis countyâGreeting.

You are hereby commanded to summon Aron Daniels ThomasThomas Mc Knight Brady
ThomasThomas Hanly McThomas Mc Knight ,KnightThomas Mc Knight ThomasHanlyThomas Hanly ,
that setting aside all manner of excuse and delay they be and appear in proper person before the Judge of our CircuitCircuit Court
CourtCircuit Court on the fourth day of December at the town of St. LouisSt Louis, then and there to testify
and the truth to say in a certain matter of controversy now pending in our said court, wherein The StateMissouri
of MissouriMissouri is plaintiff,
and GeorgeGeorge H HGeorge H ,RobbRobb defendant on the part of
the Defendant and have you then and there this writ.

Witness, Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble , Clerk of our said circuit court, at
the town of St. LouisSt Louis, this 21st day of Novr in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred & twentyday of

A GambleArchibald Gamble

Clerk, St. LSt Louis. C.C.
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State of MissouriMissouri
vs
George HGeorge H RobbRobb

for
Aron Daniels
Tho,BradyBrady
Tho, Mc, Knight
Tho, Hanly,
for Defendant
December 4th

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not executed, for
want of time
Jos.C

4 non $ 2.00

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State Of MissouriMissouri,
County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis, sct.

To the Sheriff of S LouisS Louis countyâGreeting.

You are hereby commanded to summon A Doyle John CampbellJohn Campbell BernardBernard Pratte
PratteBernard Pratte ,Joseph RobidouxJoseph Robideaux & Francis R
that setting aside all manner of excuse and delay they be and appear in proper person before the Judge of our CircuitCircuit Court
CourtCircuit Court on the Fourth day of December at the town of St. LouisSt Louis, then and there to testify
and the truth to say in a certain matter of controversy now pending in our said court, wherein The StateMissouri
of MissouriMissouri is plaintiff,
and GeorgeGeorge H HGeorge H ,RobbRobb defendant on the part of
the plaintiff and have you then and there this writ.

Witness, Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble , Clerk of our said circuit court, at
the town of St. LouisSt Louis, this 21st day of Novr in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred & twenty day of

A GambleArchibald Gamble

Clerk, St. LSt Louis. C.C.
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State of MissouriMissouri
vs
George HGeorge H RobbRobb

for
Anthony Doyle
John CampbellJohn Campbell
BernardBernard Pratte PratteBernard Pratte
Joseph RobidouxJoseph Robideaux
for plaintiff
December 4th

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not served for
want of time
John K. WalkerJohn K Walker
D shff,

4 non $ 2.00

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State Of MissouriMissouri,
County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis, sct.

To the Sheriff of St LouisSt Louis countyâGreeting.

You are hereby commanded to summon A. Doyle JohnJohn Campbell CampbellJohn Campbell ,BernardBernard Pratte ,
PratteBernard Pratte JosephJoseph Robideaux RobidouxJoseph Robideaux ,
that setting aside all manner of excuse and delay they be and appear in proper person before the Judge of our circuit
court forthwith at the town of St. LouisSt Louis, then and there to testify
and the truth to say in a certain matter of controversy now pending in our said court, wherein the StateMissouri
of MissouriMissouri is plaintiff,
and George HGeorge H RobbRobb is defendant on the part of
the plaintiff and have you then and there this writ.

Witness, Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble , Clerk of our said circuit court, at
the town of St. LouisSt Louis, this 18th day of December in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred & twenty day of

A GambleArchibald Gamble

Clerk, St. LSt Louis. C.C.
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Served this writ
on,B. PratteB Pratte
A Doyle,JohnJohn Campbell
CampbellJohn Campbell , and
JosephJoseph Robideaux RobidouxJoseph Robideaux ,
not found,
in the CountyCounty D
John K. WalkerJohn K Walker
DCounty D shff,

Server 305

non 1.50

$ 1.83

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The State of MissouriMissouri
vs.
George HGeorge H RobbRobb
for
Anthony Doyle
John CampbellJohn Campbell
BernardBernard Pratte ,PrattBernard Pratte
Joseph RobidouxJoseph Robideaux
for plaintiff
for thwith,

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State Of MissouriMissouri,
County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis, sct.

To the Sheriff of St LouisSt Louis countyâGreeting.

You are hereby commanded to summon Joshna Pilcher ThomasThomas Hempstead
HempsteadThomas Hempstead MichaelMichael E Simmel ,EMichael E Simmel SimmelMichael E Simmel ,Joseph PerkinsJoseph Perkins
that setting aside all manner of excuse and delay they be and appear in proper person before the Judge of our CircuitCircuit Court
CourtCircuit Court on the Forthwithday of at the town of St. LouisSt Louis, then and there to testify
and the truth to say in a certain matter of controversy now pending in our said court, wherein The StateMissouri
of MissouriMissouri is plaintiff,
and George HGeorge H RobbRobb is defendant on the part of
the plaintiff and have you then and there this writ.

Witness, Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble , Clerk of our said circuit court, at
the town of St. LouisSt Louis, this 18th day of Dec in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred & twenty day of

A GambleArchibald Gamble Clerk, St. LSt Louis. C. C.

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Served this writ
on ThosThomas Hempstead HempsteadThomas Hempstead ,
on the 21 Dec 1840
The others not
found in this County

John K WalkerJohn K Walker
Dshff,

Serve 33

1.56

$ 1.83

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State of MissouriMissouri
vs
George HGeorge H RobbRobb

For
Joshua PilcherJoshua Pilcher
ThomasThomas Hempstead HempsteadThomas Hempstead ,
M E Simmel,
JosJos Perkins ,PerkinsJos Perkins

for plaintiff
forthwith

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State Of MissouriMissouri, County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis, sct.

To the Sheriff of St LouisSt Louis countyâGreeting.

You are hereby commanded to summon Aron Daneils Thos. Brady
Thomas McKnight Thor. Hanly

that setting aside all manner of excuse and delay they be and appear in proper person before the Judge of our circuit
court
on theForthwith
day of at the town of St. LouisSt Louis, then and there to testify
and the truth to say in a certain matter of controversy now pending in our said court, wherein The StateMissouri
of MissouriMissouri is plaintiff,
and George HGeorge H . Roble is defendant on the part of
the Defendant and have you then and there this writ.

Witness, Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble , Clerk of our said circuit court, at
the town of St. LouisSt Louis, this 18th day of Decr in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred & twenty
day of

A GambleArchibald Gamble
Clerk, St. LSt Louis. C. C.

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State of MissouriMissouri
vs
George HGeorge H RobB

for>

Aron Daniels

ThosThomas . Bready

Thos. McKnight

Thos. Brady

for Defendant forthwith
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Served this writ
on Thomas HanlyThomas Hanly
Aron Daniel
and Thomas McThomas Mc Knight
KnightThomas Mc Knight on the 19th December 1820
all in the wotn,
ship of St LouisSt Louis
Thomas BradyThomas Brady
not found

E. F. Brown

Depty Service 99 cts nonest 50 travel 10 $1.59 cts
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State Of MissouriMissouri,
County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis, sct.

To the Sheriff of St. LouisSt Louis countyâGreeting.

You are hereby commanded to summon William LoucianWilliam Loucian CyrusCyrus Curtis ,
CurtisCyrus Curtis

that setting aside all manner of excuse and delay they be and appear in proper person before the Judge of our circuit
court
on theforthwith
day of at the town of St. LouisSt Louis, then and there to testify
and the truth to say in a certan matter of controversy now pending in our said court, wherein the StateMissouri
of MissouriMissouri is plaintiff, and George HGeorge H RobbRobb is defendant on the part of
the Defendant and have you then and there this writ.

Witness, Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble , Clerk of our said circuit court, at
the town of St. LouisSt Louis, this 18th day of Decr in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred & twenty
day of

A GambleArchibald Gamble
Clerk, St. LSt Louis. C. C.

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WilliamWilliam LucianLucinda
Cyprus,CurtisCurtis
not found in
this County 18th Decr. 1840

John KJohn K . Walkee
Dshff,

2, non est
$ 1.00
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The State of MissouriMissouri
vs.
George HGeorge H RobbRobb

for

Will. Lucian
Cyrus CurtisCyrus Curtis

for Plaintiff forthwith
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State Of MissouriMissouri,
County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis, sct.

To the Sheriff of St. LouisSt Louis countyâGreeting.

You are hereby commanded to summon JosephJoseph Navariz Patrich M Dillon
PeterPeter Bland

that setting aside all manner of excuse and delay they be and appear in proper before the Judge of our circuit
court
on theforthwith
day of at the town of St. LouisSt Louis, then and there to testify
and the truth to say in a certain matter of controversy now pending in our said court, wherein the StateMissouri
of MissouriMissouri is plaintiff,
and George HGeorge H RobbRobb is defendant on the part of
the Defendant and have you then and there this writ.

Witness, Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble , Clerk of our said circuit court, at
the town of St. LouisSt Louis, this 18th day of Decemb in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred & twenty
day of

A. GambleArchibald Gamble
Clerk, St. LSt Louis. C. C.

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Served this writ
On P. M Dillon
an the 21st Dec 1840 the others
not found in
this County

E. J. Brown
Dshff

Service 33 cts Travel 1.08 nourts 1.00 $ 2.41
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The State of MissouriMissouri
vs.
George HGeorge H . RobbRobb

for

James Navarez

PatrickPatrick M. Dillon

PeterPeter Bland

for Defendant forthwith
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State Of MissouriMissouri,
County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis, sct.

To the Sheriff of St. LouisSt Louis countyâGreeting.

You are hereby commanded to summon H. Richards John Simonds JrJohn Simonds Jr .
Hypolite PapinPapin Pierre Chouteau JrPierre Chouteau Jr .
that setting aside all manner of excuse and delay they be and appear in proper person before the Judge of our circuit
court
on theforthwith
day of at the town of St. LouisSt Louis, then and there to testify
and the truth to say in a certain matter of controversy now pending in our said court, wherein the StateMissouri
of MissouriMissouri is plaintiff, and George HGeorge H RobbRobb is defendant on the part of
the plaintiff and have you then and there this writ.

Witness, Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble , Clerk of our said circuit court, at
the town of St. LouisSt Louis, this 18th day of Decr in the year of our Lord; one thousand eight hundred & twenty
day of

A. GambleArchibald Gamble Clerk, St. LSt Louis. C. C.

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Served this writ
on Hypolite,PapinPapin
and John SimondsJohn Simonds Jr
the others not
found in my
county

John K. WalkerJohn K Walker

Dshff Service 66 non est. 1.00 Trours 6 $ 1.72
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The State of MissouriMissouri
vsGeorge HGeorge H RobbRobb

for

H Richards

John Simonds JrJohn Simonds Jr .

Hypolite PapinPapin

Pierre Chouteau JrPierre Chouteau Jr .

for Plaintiff, forthwith