Judgement of Samuel Smiley vs Elizabeth 1823



Negro Woman $ 4.50

One bed 65.

Kitchen furniture 21.

Cupboard furniture 10.

Two Trunks 4.

One Wheel 1.50

Side Table 5.00

$ 556.50


One gun at 25.00

One Cow at 8.00

Whole amount $ 589.50


We Daniel Draper and William Berry do agree as arbitrators between Samuel Smiley and Elizabeth his wife that said Elizabeth shall have the amount of the above schedule of property and in addition thereto the sum of one hundred and sixty five dollars and fifty cents to be paid in two years from this date and that said Elizabeth shall acquit said Samuel from every other claim or claims of every nature whatsoever from hence forth forever. Dated this 29th day of December AD 1823


Daniel Draper (signature)

William Berry (signature)


Attest F. L. Parker (signature)




State of Missouri

County of Lincoln


I Frances Parker Clerk of the Circuit Court within and for the county and state aforesaid certify that the within named Samuel Smiley and Elizabeth Smiley were duly sworn before me to abide the judgement of the within named Daniel Draper and William Berry as arbitrators between them.


Given under my hand this 29th day of Decr. 1823


F.L. Parker Clerk (signature)


Not to be cited without acknowledgement to

Western Historical Manuscript Collection

23 Ellis Library, University of Missouri-Columbia

Columbie, MO 65201

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