Bank of Missouri vs. William Clark
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St. LouisSt Louis county

In this circuit Court Nov. Term 1827

The president administrators and company of the
of bank of MissouriMissouriwhoseem to the use and for the
benefit of the unitedstates of AmericaAmerica complain
of WilliamWilliam Clark ClarkWilliam Clark on of a plea of trespass on the court

For that whereas JamesJames Kennerly KennedyJames Kennerly into for to
wit on the twelflth (12) day of July in the year 1822 at St LouisSt Louis county aforesaid much his certain
note in writing, which is insomuchcalled a
note which is to the event now shows
by which said note he the said JamesJames then and
there summuned to pay sixty days after the date
to this said. WilliamWilliam Clark ClarkWilliam Clark or order
dollars for and payable and use a teller at
the bank of MissouriMissouri in that affection And
in the said Willian Clark to wit on the day &
year foresaid at the county aforesaid the
said note in writing by which said document he the
said WillamWillam then and there ordered and appoint
ed the said sum of money in the said note speci
fied to be paid to the said plaintiffs; And the said
plaintiffs in fact say that afterwords when the said
note became due and payable to wit on the 12th of september in the year aforesaid [ it ] the county foresaid
the said note was presented and shown at the bank
of MissouriMissouri for payment thereof and payment of said
sum of money therein specified was then and there
duly required according to the terms and effect of sum
any note but that written the said JamesJames or
other person on behalf of the said JamesJames did wounded
at the when the said note
was so presented & shown for payment thereof as afoursaid
or at any other time before or afterwards pay the said sum
of moneytherein specified or any part thereof but wholly
neglected and refused so to do of all which said several
the said WilliamWilliam afterwards to wit at the
county aforsaid hadnotes by means whereof the
said WilliamWilliam then and there to pay to the
said plaintiffs the said sum of money in the said

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note specified when in the said WillamWillam should
be afterwords requested and being so
to the said WillamWillam in under thereof after
wards to wit on the day and year last afousaid at
the county of St LouisSt Louis undertook and then and there
faithfully promised the said plaintiff to pay him
the said sum of money when he the said WilliamWilliam
should be thereunto afterwords requested

And whereas afterwords to wit on the same day on
year first aforesaidand at the> county of St. LouisSt Louis aforsaid the said
JamesJames first aforesaidKennedymade this other certain promissory
note in writinghaving date the day and
year aforesaid which to the court is now here, herein
by which said note he the said
JamesJames Kennerly KennedyJames Kennerly then and there promised to pay sixty
days after the date thereof to the said Willam Clark
or order the sum of seven thousand dollars for
in thatwithout and payable
at the bank of MissouriMissouri and the said WillamWillam
afterwards to wit on the said day and year aforesaid
it the county of St. LouisSt Louis aforesaid in closed the said
note in writing by which said in document he the
said William ClarkWilliam Clark then and then in document he the
said William ClarkWilliam Clark then and there ordered and
opperated the said sum of money in the said
note specified to be paid to the said plaintiffs
And the said plaintiffs over that afterwords; and before
the payment of the said sum of money became

end on the day it becomes due as specified in the said
promissory note to wit on the 12th day september in the year 1822 at the county aforesaid, the said JamesJames Kennerly
KennedyJames Kennerly was and had not effects &
rights and property Goods & lords out of which the said sum of seven
thousand dollars specified in the said promissory note
could be made; nor hath he the said JamesJames Kennerly KennedyJames Kennerly
at any time the making of the said promissory
note paid the said sum of money therein specified on
any part thereof notwholly and to do
by means whereof and by force of the in that
case made and the said William ClarkWilliam Clark
then and there because to pay to the plaintiffs

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the said sum of money in the said note specified
when he the said William ClarkWilliam Clark should be there
unto afterwards requested and being so be the
said William ClarkWilliam Clark in under thereof after
wards to wit on the day and year but for and at
the county of St LouisSt Louis aforesaid and understood and
then and there faithfully promised the said
plaintiffs to pay them their said sum of money in
the said note specified when thereunto afterwards
requested

And whereas afterwards to wit on the 12th day of July in the year 1822 at County of St LouisCounty of St Louis and Kenndy made his promisory
note in hearing date the day and year aforesaid
and then and there promised sixty days after the
date thereof to pay to the said William ClarkWilliam Clark on order
the sum of one thousand dollars for balm reward
at the last of MissouriMissouriwithout and
the said William ClarkWilliam Clark to whomever whose only
the said sum of money in the said note specified
was to be made after the of the said note
and before the payment of the said sum of money therein
specified to wit on the day & year aforesaid at the
county of St LouisSt Louis aforesaid indorsed the said note
by which said indorsement he the said WilliamWilliam Clark
ClarkWilliam Clark then and there ordered and approved the said
sum of money in the said note specified to he
to the Plaintiff and then and there at the said
note to the said plaintiffs and the said plaintiffs
sums that after to the two the said sum of money in the
said note specified became due and pay all to
wit on the day of in the year at
the county aforesaid he instituted about against the said
JamesKenndy on the said promissory note and allowed
payment against the said JamesKenndy for the
sum of money specified in the said note with
therein and unto to wit at St LouisSt Louis county aforesaid in
that payment of said promissory note might he had
let the said James Kenndy he good &
lords and thousands by which said judgement could he
satisfied and discharged. By whereof and by

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by force of the statute in such that case made and
promised the said William ClarkWilliam Clark then and
there became to pay to the said plaintiffs
the said sum of money in the the said note speci
fied, when he the said William ClarkWilliam Clark should be
thereunto afterwards requested and hung so ill
he the said William ClarkWilliam Clark in constitution thereof
afterwards to wit on the 12th day of august in the year 1829 at the county aforesaid under took &
then and there faithfully promised the said plain
tiffs to pay them the [ said of money ] in the said note
specified when he the said William ClarkWilliam Clark should
be thereunto afterwards requested

And whereas also the said William ClarkWilliam Clark after
wards to wit on the same day & year Court aforesaid in the county aforesaid was
indebited to the said Plaintiffs in the further sum
$1000 of the lawfull money for somuch money by
the said William ClarkWilliam Clark upon that had and was
to and further of the plaintiffs at his spe
cial instance and request and being so indebited
he the said William ClarkWilliam Clark in than
of afterwards to wit on the day & year aforesaid at
St Louis County aforesaid under then & there took and faithfully promised
the said plaintiffs to pay them the last mentioned
sum of money when he the said William ClarkWilliam Clark
should be thereunto afterwards requested. Yet the
said William ClarkWilliam Clark and though often requested so to
do hath not yet paid the said several sums mo
ney or any part thereof to the said plaintiffs but so to
do saith hitherto to wholly infused and still doth in
form to the damages of the said plaintiffs $2000
and therefore they hereing there suit

Shother pap.

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County of St LouisCounty of St Louis Ss
The State of MissouriMissouri

To the Sheriff of St Louis County Greeting

We command you to summon William ClarkWilliam Clark that [ hr ] be and appear before
the Judge of our Circuit CourtCircuit Court at the next term thereof to be held at the city
of St LouisSt Louis within and for the County of St LouisCounty of St Louis on the fourth Monday of
November next then and there to answer unto the President Directors and
Company of the Bank of MissouriBank of Missouri who sue to the use and benefit of the
United StatesUnited States of AmericaAmerica of a plea of trespas on the case to the damage
of the said plaintiffs two thousand Dollars and have you then there this
writ

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Witness Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble Clerk of our said Court
at Office this Second Day of October in the Year One Thousand Eight Hundred and Twenty seven

Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble Clerk

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Executed the writ oct 3rd 1827 On [ Wimll ] Clark he the said
and acknowledges several

Sum $ 1.00

Sheriff

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No 32

St Louis Circuit CourtCircuit Court
November Term 1827

Bank of MissouriBank of Missouri
vs
William ClarkWilliam Clark

This is an action
of trespas on the case
issue on summons
Shother pap

filed 2nd October 1827

Archd GambleArchibald Gamble Clerk

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William ClarkWilliam Clark
ad
President Director Co
of Bank of MissouriBank of Missouri

In the Circuit CourtCircuit Court
Novr. Term 1827

And the said WilliamWilliam Clark
ClarkWilliam Clark by his attorny and defends
the wrong and injury when &c. And say
that he did not undertake and pro
mise in manner and force as the said
President Directors & Company of the
Bank of MissouriBank of Missouri have above thereof
Complained against him and of this
he puts himself whom the Country

Majerius Atty
for Dfn

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William ClarkWilliam Clark
ad
President Directors
& Company of the
Bank of MissouriBank of Missouri
Plea H. A.
Majerius
Atty for Dft

filed Dec 1st 1827

A G clk

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County Of St. LouisSt Louis, Sct.
The State of MissouriMissouri,

To The Sheriff Of County--Greeting:

You are hereby commanded to summon Thomas F RiddickThomas F Riddick
that, setting aside all manner of excuse and delay, he be and appear in proper person before the Judge
of our Circuit CourtCircuit Court , on the fourth day of April, at the city 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 [ Thr ] President Directors Co. of the Bank of MissouriBank of Missouri our plaintiffs,
and William ClarkWilliam Clark is defendant,
on the part of the plaintiffs; and have you then there this writ.

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Witness, Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble , Clerk of our said CircuitCircuit Court
CourtCircuit Court , at the city of St. LouisSt Louis, this 21s day ofMarch in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty Eight

Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble

Clerk C.C.
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March 1828 Bank MissouriMissouri
vs
Wml Clark
for T F Riddick

April

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County Of St. LouisSt Louis, Sct.
The State of MissouriMissouri,

To The Sheriff Of St Louis County--Greeting:

You are hereby commanded to summon Mol Walker
that, setting aside all manner of excuse and delay, he be and appear in proper person before the Judge
of our Circuit CourtCircuit Court , on the 4th day of April, at the city 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 Bank of MissouriBank of Missouri plaintiff,
and WilliamWilliam Clark ClarkWilliam Clark defendant,
on the part of the ; and have you then there this writ.

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Witness, Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble , Clerk of our said CircuitCircuit Court
CourtCircuit Court , at the city of St. LouisSt Louis, this 27th day ofMarch in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty eight

A. GambleArchibald Gamble

Clerk C.C.
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Executed the writ on John KJohn K Walker WalkerJohn K Walker March 27. 1828 by his acknowledging

50

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March 1828

Bank ofBank of Missouri MissouriBank of Missouri
vs
Wm ClarkWilliam Clark
for Mol Walker
4th april for
PWF

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Bank of MissouriBank of Missouri
to the
vs
William ClarkWilliam Clark

In the Circuit CourtCircuit Court
March Term 1828

I claim threedollars for
my fee as attorney for defendant in said
cause

Arthur S. Majerius
atty for Clark