Augustus Chouteau and John P. Cabanne vs. William E. Bain and Michel Arsens
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Territory, of missouri
County of St LouisCounty of St Louis

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The United StatesUnited States of AmericaAmerica to the sheriff
of the county of St. LouisSt Louis- greeting

The command you that if Augustus ChouteauAugust Chouteau
John PJohn P Cabanne CabanneJohn P Cabanne , & AntoineAntoine Chissie, trading and doing,
bussiness, under the name style and firm, of ChouteauChouteau Cabanne
CabanneChouteau Cabanne , & company shall make you secure
you came to be and delivered to the said
Chouteau Cabbane, and Company two, packs of beaver,
skins, the property of them the said ChouteauChouteau Cabanne CabanneChouteau Cabanne ,
and Company which said two packs of beaver skins, are
detaind by WilliamWilliam E Bain, & MichelMichael against
and pledges And that you summons, the said
WilliamWilliam E Bain, & MichelMichael Arsens, if they may be
found within your bailiwick, that they be and appear
before the Judges of our, Court of common, pleas
to be holden at the town of St LouisSt Louis within & for the county
of St LouisSt Louis on the fourth monday in June next then &
there to answer unto ChouteauChouteau Cabanne CabanneChouteau Cabanne , & company
of a plea wherefore the said Bain, & Arsens, took two
packs of beaver skins the property of the said Chouteau
Cabanne, & Company and the said two packs of beaver
skins detain, against and pledges to the
Damage of the said ChouteauChouteau Cabanne CabanneChouteau Cabanne , & company
of five hundred dollars and have then there this writ

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Witness MaryMary P LeducP Leduc , clerk
of our said Court at the town
of St LouisSt Louis the twenty,eighth day of may in the year of our lord,one thousand eight hundred & fourty
& of our said thirty eighty

fourteen, & of our independence the thirty eitgth,

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County of St. LouisCounty of St Louis

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Augustus ChouteauAugust Chouteau JohnJohn P Cabanne PJohn P Cabanne ,. CabanneJohn P Cabanne , &
AntoineAntoine Chenie, style & firm, of ChouteauChouteau Cabanne CabanneChouteau Cabanne , & com
pany, Complain, of WilliamWilliam E Bain, & MichelMichael
Arsens, wherefore they took two packs, of beaver skins
the property of them the plaintiffs and detained,
them and pledges and thereupon,
the said AugustusAugust Chouteau ,ChouteauAugust Chouteau John P CabanneJohn P Cabanne ,
& AntoineAntoine Chenie, plaintiffs by WilliamWilliam C.
CarrCarr , their attorney complain for that where
as the said WilliamWilliam E Bain, & MichelMichael Arsens, the defendants on the twenty eighth day of may eighteen hundred fourteen
at the town, of St LouisSt Louis in the County afore
said took two certain packs of beaver, fur
or skins, containing three hundred, skins
of the value of five hundred dollars the
property of them the plaintiffs, and unjustly,
detained them against sureties & pledges,
untill, the sheriff of the said county of St LouisSt Louis
made deliverence, thereof to the plaintiffs say
they are damaged five hundred dollars,
therefore they sue,

WillWill C CarrCarr ,


Plff atty,
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No 19

St LouisSt Louis common pleas,
June Term 1814

a. Choutea,
J P. Cabanne, &
A. Chenie,
vs
W. E. Bain, &
MichelMichael , : Arsens,


This is of

writ of
damage $ 500

CarrCarr , atty

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Executed
thereafter

service, 13
Bond
$ 1.50

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all men, by these presents, that
we August ChouteauAugust Chouteau John PJohn P Cabanne . CabanneJohn P Cabanne ,
AntoineAntoine Chenas, and CharlesCharles

are, held and firmly bound
unto John WJohn W Thompson . ThompsonJohn W Thompson Shefiff of,
the County of Saint LouisCounty of Saint Louis for his
in office, in the sum of
one, thousand Dollars currency,
of the United StatesUnited States,, for the
of which, to be will, and truly, made
an
administrators and assign firmly, by
this with our
this 28th day of may one thousand eight hundred and fourteen

The Condition of the above obligation
is such, that of the above named
AugustAugust Chouteau ChouteauAugust Chouteau , shall will and truly,
Suit of by them
against WilliamWilliam E Bain, and MichelMichael Arsens, in the Court
of Common Pleas, for the County ofCounty of Saint Louis
Saint LouisCounty of Saint Louis, to final Judgement
and pay all cost, deceasing from
said Suit, if Judgment should,
go against them as well as return,
the following property, by them
to Lourge & Skins one

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Small pelts, and thirty three
beaver, Skins in the same goods
that they Recorded
then this obligations to be void,
to remain in full
force and virtue in Law

Aug Chouteau,

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James

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Chenie,

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