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Austin, Moses (fl. 1802-1819) to Hezekiah Jackson writ of attachment issued by St. Louis Court of Common Pleas

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC04223 Author/Creator: Austin, Moses (fl. 1802-1819) Place Written: St. Louis, [Louisiana Terr.] Type: Manuscript document signed Date: 1812/04/01 Pagination: 2 p. 31.7 x 19.3 cm

Background Information:

People: Austin, Moses

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: TexasWestward ExpansionFrontiers and ExplorationLaw

Sub Era: The Age of Jefferson & Madison

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