State of Missouri vs. Arthur L. Magenis
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County of Saint LouisCounty of Saint Louis sct,
The State of MissouriMissouri

To the Sheriff of Saint LouisSt Louis County
Greeting

Whereas at our Circuit CourtCircuit Court begun and held at the City of Saint LouisSt Louis within and for the
County of St LouisCounty of St Louis on the fourth Monday of July in the Year of Our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and twenty nine before the Honorable WilliamWilliam C CarrCarr Judge of the third
Judicial Circuit of the State of MissouriMissouri the Grand Jury sworn and Empanneled for the,
body of the County of St LouisCounty of St Louis returned into the said court an indictment against HenryHenry
a Slave of William ClarkWilliam Clark for Larceny which said indictment was endorsed by the foreman
of the said Grand Jury "a true bill" and whereas also at the November Term of the said CircuitCircuit Court
CourtCircuit Court in the year of our Lord One thousand Eight hundred and twenty nine on the fourteenth day of December in the year aforesaid Arthur L MagenisArthur L Magenis in open Court entered into Recogni
zance for the appearance of the said HenryHenry at the neat March term of the said court to be held
at the city of Saint LouisSt Louis within and for the County of Saint LouisCounty of Saint Louis on the fourth Monday of
March then next which said Recognizance is in the words and figures following to writs
"Arthur L MagenisArthur L Magenis acknowledges himself to be indebted to the State of MissouriMissouri in the sum
of One Hundred dollars to be levied of his goods and chattels lands and tenements if HenryHenry a
slave shall fail in the condition underwritten, the condition of this Recognizance is such
that if the above named HenryHenry shall be and appear on the firstday of the next term of this
court 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 March next then and there to answer to an indictment found against him
for Larceny and shall not depart the court without leave then this Recognizance to be
void else to remain in full force which said Recognizance above recited remains of Record
in our said court, and whereas also at the saidMarch Term of the said Circuit CourtCircuit Court in the
Year Eighteen hundred and thirty the said Arthur L. Magenis although solumnly
called to bring into Court the body of the said HenryHenry according to the condition of his
said Recognizance come not but made default and failed therein therefore it was
considered by the said court that the said Recognizance of the said Arthur L MagenisArthur L Magenis
be forfeited as by the Record of the said Recognizance and the procep thereon still remain-
ing of Record in our said Circuit CourtCircuit Court at the County aforesaid will mournfully appears
and though the Recognizance of the said Arthur L. Magenis was forfeited as aforesaid
yet he the said Arthur L MagenisArthur L Magenis hath not yet paid the said sum of One Hundred dollars
or any part thereof and being willing that what is right in this behalf should be done
command you that by lawful men of your county you make known to the said ArthurArthur L Magenis
L MagenisArthur L Magenis that he be and appear before the Judge of our Circuit CourtCircuit Court at the next term
thereof to be held at the City of St LouisCity of St Louis within and for the County of St LouisCounty of St Louis on the fourth
Monday of July next then and there to show cause if any he has or know of any thing
to say why the said State of MissouriMissouri should not have execution thereof against him of
the debt in for m aforesaid acknowledged according to the form and effect of the said Recog-
nizance if it shall beexpedient so to do and have you then there this writ and the names
of the persons by whom you make known to him this writ.

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Witness Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble Clerk of our said Court at Office this first day of June in the year of our Lord One thousand Eight hundered and thirty.

Archibald GambleArchibald Gamble Clerk

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No 40

St Louis Circuit CourtCircuit Court
July Term 1830

The State of MissouriMissouri
vs
Arthur L MagenisArthur L Magenis

Scire facias on forfeited Recognizance

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Executed this writ on Arthur L MagenisArthur L Magenis in the city of St LouisSt LouisJune 24, 1830 he refusing to hear the same read and acknowledging service
done in persons of John Doe and Richard Roe two good and Lawfull
of my county.

R SimpsonR Simpson

Service
$1.00 Recognizance set aside book 6 page 17
A. GambleArchibald Gamble Clerk
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Recognizance entered in Book 5 page 435
Forfeiture of Recognizance 493