Elias Bates to Unknown, 06-16-1821

Summary: Moses Austin's death certificate, June 16, 1821.

State of Missouri June 16th 1821

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 House of James Bryan in the County of St. Genevieve and State afforesaid on the 10th inst. Given under my Hand the day and year above written

Elias Bates J. C. C.

State of Missouri

County of Jefferson

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 aforesaid the Sixteenth day of June in the year of our Lord Eighteen hundred and Twenty One

for Saml Woodson

J. Rankin Dy Clk C. C. C.