United States vs. Joseph LaBarge
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of
County of St LouisCounty of St Louis
to U S of AmericaAmerica

To the constable of St LouisSt Louistownship

Whereas ThomasThomas Hempstead HempsteadThomas Hempstead & Manuel LisaManuel Lisa of the town
of St. LouisSt Louis hath this day given information upon oath to me John RJohn R Guy
GuyJohn R Guy " a Justice of the Peace and for the county aforesaid. That
a quantity of Beaver Racoon skins H. have thirty per day
past by some person or personsunknown have been
taken staten and carried away from the House of ThomasThomas Hempstead HempsteadThomas Hempstead
on the town of St. LouisSt Louis and County of St LouisCounty of St Louis and that the said
This HempsteadHempstead & Manuel LisaManuel Lisa have probable cause to suspect
and also suspect that the said goods or parts these of are
concealed in the Dwelling House of JosephJoseph in the town
of St LouisSt Louis in said County these are therefore to authorize and
requires you on the and proper to enter on the my
time into the said House of the said JosephJoseph at St. LouisSt Louis
aforesaid in the county aforesaid and these diligently search for
the said goods and of the same or any parts these of shall be found
upon such search that you bring the good so found and aces the
body of the said JosephJoseph before me or some other Justice
of the Peace nothin & for the said county, to be disposed of
and according to law.

Given under my hand and this 1st day of August 1829

John RJohn R Guy GuyJohn R Guy

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at the and request of the Plaintiff Authorise
Joseph PerkinsJoseph Perkins to where this writ

John R GuyJohn R Guy J,

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United StatesUnited States
vs
Joseph La Burge
Search Marmont
made deligent search and
found on the Loft of the said
JosephJoseph 46 Bearer

Spring August 1st 1820

for &

Seach 1.00
Taking body in Custody 50
10
1.60

The Body of
Custody

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Territory of MissouriMissouri
County of St LouisCounty of St Louis
ss. U.S of AmericaAmerica

We the undersigned a ourselves
and each of us seperatly and apart from each
other in our proper persons to Stand indebted to
the United StatesUnited States of AmericaAmerica in the sum of hundred Dollars to be generally of each of
our goods and Chattels, Lands and
us upon the
The conditions of this recognition is such
that if each of the undersigned do personally
appear at the next circut court to be Helden
within and for the county of Saint LouisSt Louis
on the first Monday of the present month
then and there to given such evidence us he
with our behalf of the United StatesUnited States against
a certain Joseph LaBarge on a certain charges
of have been received Stolen goods knowing them
to have been State whenwith the said Joseph
LaBarge is charged and that neither he on or either
of them do depart without the of said court
them these to be said else to than
in full force

signed and acknowedged
before me a justice of the
peace this 4 day of Aug 1829

John Joseph.P.

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Joshua

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MickEmmanuel

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JosephJoseph Perkins PerkinsJoseph Perkins

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J. Richard

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J.Ramsay

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August 1st returned forthwith

United StatesUnited States
vs
Joseph LaBarge

Warrant to search for Stolen Goods
found in the house of the defendant 46
BeaverSkins, The body in , JosephJoseph Perkins PerkinsJoseph Perkins
, Richards, JosephJoseph James
JamesJoseph James Ramsay & SarahChouteau & sworn and examined,- after which the was required to give
bail in $600-AndrewAndrew Landroville Bail
I certify that the above is account at transcript from
the providing hadbeforeyou the

St LouisSt LouisAugt 4th

John, R, Gery J. P.

$5.20 1.60 $6.80
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United StatesUnited States
vs
Joseph La Borge

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Know all men by these presents that
Mr Josph Laberge and AndrewAndrew Landramule
are held and formly bound unto to the Uni-
ted states of AmericaAmerica in the sum six
hundred dollars. To which payment well
and truly to be made amd done we bind ourselves and each of us and each of our executors administrators
and assigns.

The Condition of this obligation is
such that if the above bound Joseph LabergeJoseph Labarge
share appear at the next form of the
Circuit Court of the County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis
to be holden at the Town of St LouisSt Louis
on the first monday of August present
to answer to a charge for having received
good the property of the MissouriMissouri Fur Company
FurMissouri Fur Company CompanyMissouri Fur Company and shall not
from the said Court without
leave, then this obligation to be void

Given under our hands and seals
this first day of August 1820.

JosephJoseph his Laberge seal

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Signed and
further of this
you? for the
country of StLouisSt Louis
whom

John J P.

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Joseph LaBarger

Bond

$600

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August 1820

United StatesUnited States
vs
Joseph LabergeJoseph Labarge

Indictment
for

stolengoods

A true bill

PaulPaul
Foreman

Plead Nls.

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Witnesses

JoshuaJoshua Plehu,
Hampstead,
Michel Pummell,
Perkins,
H. Richards,
I. RamsayRamsay ,
Ch. Dumont

Greely: 2nd Court
to prove he from sroyo
golo match
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August - 1820

In the Circuit CourtCircuit Court
St Louis County to wit

The Jurors for the United StatesUnited States of AmericaAmerica upon their oath present that Jospeh Laberye, Late of the
said county of St LouisSt Louis, Elocer, on the first day of July in the year of our for lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty,
with force and arm, at the county of St. LouisSt 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, of the goods and chattels of
certain Persons using the name and style of the"MissouriMissouri Fur Company
FurMissouri Fur Company CompanyMissouri Fur Company (but whose particular names are to the Jurors aforesaid, as yet unknown) then and there being found
become only did take and carry away contrary
the form of the in and case mado & priseded
and against the pease and dignity of the UnitedUnited States StatesUnited States of AmericaAmerica

and the Jurors aforesaid, upon their oath aforsaid, do further present that the said JosephJoseph Labarge LabergeJoseph Labarge on the first day of July in the year of our Lord one thousand and eight hundred and twenty, with force and arms, at St LouisSt Louis in the county aforesaid, unlawfully and unjustly, did receive & have a
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, and a large quantity of
Racoon skins, to wit two packs of Racoonskins
of great value, to wit of the value of one hundred dollars
for each Packâof the goods and chattles, of certain persons
using the name and style of the "Missouri Fur CompanyMissouri Fur Company " but
whose particular names are to the jurors aforesaid, as yet

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unknown, then lately before, , stolen, taken, and carried
away by one GeorgeGeorge the slave of ManuelManuel Lisa LisaManuel Lisa , he the said
JosephJoseph then and there wite knowing the same to be
Stolen and unlawfully came by, contray to the statutein
such case made and and against the Lease
and dignity of the UnitedUnited States StatesUnited States of AmericaAmerica

E BatesEdward Bates

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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 Jousaint Rich Jose
Roda Joseph Navarzig
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 forteenthday 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 United StatesUnited States are plaintiffs,
and Joseph Labergd is detendant on the
part of the Defendant 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 ninth day of August in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and twenty and of
the Independence of the United StatesUnited States the forty fifth

A GambleArchibald Gamble

Clerk, St. LSt Louis. C.C.
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the
es not found in
my county
9 augte 1820

N. McGirk

Dsff z.n.e. 1.50
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vs

JosephJoseph
for Rivet

fore Roda
Lash. Manairez
for
Deph

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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 Louis CountyâGreeting.

You are hereby commanded to summon Jose Roda Josephaint
Joseph of Navaraz
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 fourteenth 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 this United StatesUnited States are plaintiffs,
and Loseph Laberge is defendant on the
part of the Deft 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 10th day of augt in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and twenty and of
the Independence of the United StatesUnited States the forty fifth

A GambleArchibald Gamble

Clerk, St. LSt Louis. C.C
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N. Y
vs

for
fore Roder
you paint Rever
Josh Ltavares
forthwith
for Depts

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Served this writ on
Iep Road Jourasit
Riveth & Loseph Aova
raz in St. LouisSt Louis Town
ship by reading Augt 10th 1820

services 99
trout 6
$1.05

Bery J Rogim

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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 countyâGreeting.

You are hereby commanded to summon PierrePierre Chouteau ChouteauPierre Chouteau Antoine
Lambord
that setting aside all manner of excuse and delay they be and appear in proper person before the
Judge of our circuit court on theforteenthday ofAugt 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 United StatesUnited States are plaintiffs,
and Joseph LabergeJoseph Labarge is defendant on the
part of the Defendant 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 tenth day of Augt in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred Twenty day of
the Independence of the United StatesUnited States the forty fifth

A GambleArchibald Gamble

Clerk, St. LSt Louis. C.C.
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Labege
for Prime Chauteam

Antoino Lambord
leorner
forthwith for
Dept

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Executed this writ
on JeremiahJeremiah
on the 10th August 1820 in the town
of St. LouisSt Louis

Beoj H Kogen

On Pierre Chou
=teau the 12th/11
by leaving a copy
at his plantiff
on An=
toine Loubord
on the 11th Aug-ust 1820

John K. WalkerJohn K Walker

99
$1.05
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Territory of MissouriMissouri,
County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis, sct.
The United StatesUnited States of AmericaAmerica,

To William ClarkWilliam Clark the Sheriff of St. LouisSt Louis, countyGreeting

You are hereby commanded to summon William ClarkWilliam Clark

that setting aside all manner of excuse and delay the be and appear in proper person before the
Judge of our circuit court on the11th day of August 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 United StatesUnited States are plaintiffs,
and Joseph LabargeJoseph Labarge defendant on the
part of the plantiff 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 10th day of august in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and Twenty and of
the Independence of the United StatesUnited States the forty fifth

A GambleArchibald Gamble

Clerk, St. LSt Louis. C.C.
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ackknowledge received

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United StatesUnited States
vs
Joseph LabargeJoseph Labarge

for plantiff

William ClarkWilliam Clark

11. August 1820

1820 1776 4
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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 Ephraih Lown
that setting aside all manner of excuse and delay he be and appear person before the
Judge of our circuit court, on theforthwithday of at the town of St. LouisSt Louis,
then and there to testify and the truth to say in a certain matter of cortroversy now pending in our said
court, wherein United StatesUnited States are Plaintiff
and Joseph Leberge is defendant on the
part of the Defendant 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 14th day of august in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and twenty
and of the Idependence of the United StatesUnited States the forty fifth

Archibal Gamble

Clerk, StSt Louis. LSt Louis.C.C.
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Serritory of MissouriMissouri
County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis, Sct.
The United StatesUnited States of AmericaAmerica

To the Sheriff ofJohn Ortiz,county Greeting.

You are hereby commanded to summon Francis Mobedeaw
that setting aside all manner of excuse and delay he be and appear in proper person before the
Judge of our circuit court on theforthwithday 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 United StatesUnited States are plaintiff
and Joseph Iebarge are defendant on the
part of the Defendant 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 14th, day of August in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and twenty
and of the Independence of the United StatesUnited States the forty fifth

Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble

Clerk, St. LSt Louis. C.C.
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United states
vs
Joseph Lebarge
for Francois Robedeau Executed F, Robedoux this 14th day of August 1820

JosephJoseph
Sworn to Aust. 14th 1820

A GambleArchibald Gamble Clerk

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Serritory MissouriMissouri,
County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis, Sct.
The United StatesUnited States of Ameica,

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

You are hereby commanded to summon Resdon H Price
that setting aside all manner of excuse and delay he be and appear in proper person before the
Judge of our circuit on the 16th day of Augt 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 U StatesUnited States are plaintiffs
and JosephJoseph is defendant on the
part of the Deft 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 15th day of Augt in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and twenty
and of the Independence of the United StatesUnited States of the forty fifth

A GambleArchibald Gamble

Clerk, St. LSt Louis. C.C.
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vs Laharge
for
Resobnla Priev
16th Augst for
Deft

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Executed this
Writ an RisdonRisdon H
HRisdon H . Price on
the 16th Augu-st 1820in
St LouisSt Louis

Leroid 33 its
Lrod. 3
36

John K WalkerJohn K Walker

D shff
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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 Victure Parrazun
& John LambardJohn Lambard
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 17th day of Augt 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 U StatesUnited States are plaintiffs
and Joseph Labage 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 circuit court, at
the town of St. LouisSt Louis, this 16th day of August in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and twenty
and of the Independence of the United StatesUnited States the forty fifth

A GambleArchibald Gamble

Clerk, St. LSt Louis. C.C.
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UUnited States. StatesUnited States
vs
Labage

for
& Victure Parrazun
& John LambardJohn Lambard
18th Augt for
plantiff

Served this writ on
Victun Parrazun
& John Lamboard
in St LouisSt Louis Township
by reading 17th August 1820

Isaac B McGirk

service 66 ets
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MissouriMissouri Territory,
St. Louis County.
Ss.

The United StatesUnited States of AmericaAmerica, to the sheriff of said countyGreeting.

We Command you to attach Ephriane Green
if he may be found within your bailiwick and bring him
forthwith before the judge of our circuit court now setting at the
town of St. LouisSt Louis, within and for the county of St. LouisSt Louis, then there
to answer unto the United StatesUnited States of AmericaAmerica, touching a certain
contempt by him committed in not attending as a witness in
the case of the U StatesUnited States
plaintiff and Joseph Labaye
defendant, on the part of the Defeandant after being
legally summoned by the sheriff of said county, and have you then
there this writ.

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Witness A GambleArchibald Gamble a clerk of our
said court, at the town of St. LouisSt Louis, this 18th day of Augt in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and Twenty and
of our independence the forty fifth

A GambleArchibald Gamble Clk

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Non Est 50
Jos C Browning

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U. StatesUnited States
vs
Joseph Labange

for
E Town

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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 Amos of MichaelMichael Ely
ElyMichael Ely JamesJames Ramsey RamseyJames Ramsey Joseph RobideauJoseph Robideaux
that setting aside all manner of excuse and delay they be and appear in proper before the
Judge of our circuit court, on thefourthwithday of at the town of St. LouisSt Louis,
then and there to testify and the truth to say in a certain matter of cortroversy now pending in our said
court, wherein the U StatesUnited States are plaintiffs
and Joseph Laboya 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 our said circuit court, at
the town of St. LouisSt Louis, this 18th day of August in the year of Lord, one thousand eight hundred and twenty
and of the Independence of the United StatesUnited States the forty fifth

A GambleArchibald Gamble

Clerk, St. LSt Louis. C.C.
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Executed on Jos=
Bohidoux on
Amons Bruce
on the 18th Aug. 1820. on James
Bourey & Mach
ely same day
in St LouisSt Louis

leu $ 1.32
tramu 6
$ 1.38

JohnJohn K Walker K. WalkerJohn K Walker

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U. StatesUnited States
vs
Josh Labange
for
Amos of Bruce
Michael ElyMichael Ely
James RamseyJames Ramsey
JosephJoseph Robideaux RobideauJoseph Robideaux
forthwith for
Plaintiff

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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 Francis Danel
that setting aside all manner of excuse and delay he be and appear in proper person before the
Judge of our circuit court, on the fourtheenth day of at the town of St. LouisSt Louis,
then and there to testify and the truth to say in a certain matter of cortroversy now pending in our said
court, wherein the United StatesUnited States are plaintiff
and Joseph Labajuij defendant on the
part of theplaintiff 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 18th day of august in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and twenty
and of the Independence of the United StatesUnited States the forty fifth

A GambleArchibald Gamble

Clerk, St. LSt Louis. C.C.
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FrancisFrancis Denul
not found 18th August 1820

John K WalkerJohn K Walker

D Shff.
Nou Est
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U. StatesUnited States
vs
Labange
for
Francois Daniel
forthwith for
Plaintiff

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upon their oath do say that
the said dependant is not guilty in
manner and form as charged upon him
in the first court of the said
ment. and that the said defendant
in guilty of receving part of the second
court of said to such of receiving 3 packs of Beaverof the
value of in manner of form as
charged in the second court of
said at not & of the and the
aforesaid do further said that
the 3 pack of Beaver so
is of the value of 750 and
that the same is now in the profession of I R Levy.

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