Benjamin Johnston to Unknown, 04-03-1812

Summary: Damage suit verdict.

Jas Armstrong vs. Moses Austin

Action of Damage—Sum declared for by the pltf—Eight dollars—Summons Issued the 27th of March returnable to the third of April 1812—and whereas on the said 3d day of April in the year aforesaid the plaintiff having appeared in person and the Defendant by his agent Charles A Austin and being ready for trial after hearing the proofs on the part of the plaintiff find the sum of Six dollars Fifty Cents for Damages for which Judgment is Enterd up against Moses Austin defendant and one dollar ninety Two Cents for the costs of Suit April the 3d 1812

Benja Johnston J[P] [Rubric]

Damage 6.50 Justices fees .75 Const[ab]le fees 1.17 ____ $8.42

I Certify the above to be a Copy of a Judgment and Transcript of my record in the suit of James Armstrong against Moses Austin Given under my Hand the third day of April 1812

Benja Johnston

Justice of the peace T. J. D. St Louis