Elias Bates to Unknown, 06-16-1821
Summary: Moses Austin's death certificate, June 16, 1821.
State of Missouri
To All whom it may concern Greeting
I Elias Bates one of the Justices of the county Court in and for
the county of Jefferson and State aforesaid do hereby certify that I
was personally present at the decease of Moses Austin late of the
Towne of Herculaneum State and County afforesaid, at the dwelling
I Saml Woodson Clerk of the Circuit Court for the County of Jefferson aforesaid, certify that Elias Bates who Signed the above Certificate was at the time he signed the same, and is now a justice of the County Court for the County of Jefferson aforesaid, and that due respect is due to all his Official Acts as such.
Given under my hand and Seal of Office at Herculaneum, County
for Saml Woodson