on behalf of , Plea, [, Clay Co., MO], 18 Apr. 1839, JS v. McLellin (Clay County, MO, Circuit Court 1839); handwriting of ; docket by , [, Clay Co., MO], [18 Apr. 1839]; notation by Samuel Tillery, 18 Apr. 1839; two pages; Clay County Archives and Historical Library, Liberty, Missouri.
And the said by his comes and defends the wrong and injury to him &c and saith that he is not guilty of the said supposed grievance above laid to his charge or any or either of them in manner and form of the said Plaintiff hath above thereof complained against him, and of them he puts himself up &c.