Notes for William Chribbs: IX. After 1808
Note 1. J.F. Gray and John Taylor v. William Chribbs, Civil suit record no. 1342 (1808), City Court (New Orleans), Civil Courts Collection, City Archives, New Orleans Public Library, New Orleans, La. The file contains only the citation and sheriff’s return.
Note 2. Dr. John Sibley, Memorandum, Vol. III, George Champlain Sibley Papers, Lindenwood College Collection, Box 13, Missouri History Museum. John Sibley was the father of George Sibley. This document includes entries for dates from 1808 through 1813. A complete transcription is available at http://library.lindenwood.edu/archives/Sibley-%20Transcripts/.
Note 3. Ibid.
Note 4. See Part VII for the court’s divorce and child custody order.
Note 5. Prichard is a Welsh surname.
Note 6. Document BM145, Randolph County, Ill., court records, justice of the peace records, early notarial records, etc., 1737-1885, Microfilm #1688936, FamilySearch.
Note 7. Norman W. Caldwell, “Fort Massac: Since 1805,” Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society, Vol. 44, No. 1, Springfield, Ill.: Illinois State Historical Library (Spring 1951), pp. 55-56.
Note 8. St. Charles County, Mo., Circuit Court Book A, p. 105 (James Boucher v. Rudolph Haverstick and Henry Haverstick).
Note 9. St. Charles County, Mo., Deed Book B, pp. 261-62 (Louis Barada to Drury R. Prichard). By this time, Prichard had begun to use the middle initial “R.”
Note 10. St. Charles County, Mo., Deed Book C, pp. 58-59 (Drury R. and Elisabeth Prichard to Robert Spencer on Nov. 30, 1813); St. Charles County, Mo., Deed Book C, pp. 273-76 (James and Francina Flauherty to Drewry R. Prichard on Dec. 24, 1814); St. Charles County, Mo., Deed Book D, pp. 74-75 (Drewry R. and Elizabeth Prichard to James Orr on Sept. 2, 1816); St. Charles County, Mo., Deed Book E, pp. 135-37 (Drewry R. and Elizabeth Prichard to Uriah J. Devore on March 21, 1818). The Flauherty lot purchased in 1814 and sold to Devore in 1818 is at the northeast corner of Jackson and Main Street. The lot sold to Orr in 1816 is at the southeast corner of Pike and Main Street.
Note 11. March 2, 1812 receipt, James Callaway Papers, Joseph Maher Collection, Missouri History Museum. Signatures of various notable individuals in St. Charles history appear on the receipt, including Larkin S. Callaway, Prospect K. Robbins, and four sons of Francis Howell, Sr.
Note 12. Undated handwritten rosters under command of Capt. James Callaway, James Callaway Papers, Joseph Maher Collection, Missouri History Museum.
Note 13. September 22, 1812 handwritten memorandum concerning court-martial of Drury Prichard and James Clay, James Callaway Papers, Joseph Maher Collection, Missouri History Museum.
Note 14. Undated handwritten complaint and jury verdict concerning court-martial of Drury Prichard, James Callaway Papers, Joseph Maher Collection, Missouri History Museum.
Note 15. The jury consisted of Lieut. P.K. Robbins, Sergeant John Baldridge, and Troopers Thomas Smith, Daniel McCoy, and Joseph Hanes. September 22, 1812 handwritten jury verdict signed by Robbins, James Callaway Papers, Joseph Maher Collection, Missouri History Museum.
Note 16. About the same time, a federalized force called the U.S. Mounted Rangers was formed in the Missouri Territory commanded by Daniel Boone’s sons: Captain Nathan Boone and Captain Daniel Morgan Boone. Many of the county militia members (but not Drury Prichard) are listed as part of that company by the spring of 1813, including First Lieutenant Prospect K. Robbins, Second Lieutenant James Callaway, Ensign Jonathan Riggs, Corporal Francis Howell, and Private Larkin S. Callaway.
Note 17. U.S. v. Drewry Prichard, St. Charles County (1812), Microfilm C54265, Box 10, Folder 32, Missouri’s Judicial Records, Missouri State Archives. The foreman of the grand jury was J.B. Callaway, probably John B. Callaway, a justice of the peace St. Charles County and brother of Captain James Callaway, for whom the Missouri county is named.
Note 18. Edward Olden v. Drury R. Prichard, St. Charles County (1816), Microfilm C54269, Box 15, Folder 52, Missouri’s Judicial Records, Missouri State Archives.
Note 19. James Price v. Drury R. Prichard, St. Charles County (1818), Microfilm C54271, Box 19, Folder 36, Missouri’s Judicial Records, Missouri State Archives.
Note 20. “A Statement of Monies Received,” Missouri Gazette, Vol. VIII, No. 400, St. Louis, Mo. (June 1, 1816), p. 2 (“May 4. Cash paid by Drury R. Prichard for tavern license.”).
Note 21. Red River County land office return, May 1838, Republic of Texas.
Note 22. Daniel Bissell to Secretary at War, Dec. 28, 1807 (Document B363), Letters Received by the Secretary of War, Registered Series, 1801-1870, Microfilm M221, Roll 4 (May 1806 – April 1808, B230-C278), National Archives and Records Administration.