Capias ad Respondendum, 16 February 1837 [Martindale v. JS et al.]
, , to Sheriff , for JS, , , and , , Geauga Co., OH, 16 Feb. 1837, Martindale v. JS et al. (Geauga Co., OH, Court of Common Pleas 1837). Copied [ca. 5 June 1837] in Transcript of Proceedings, Geauga County Court of Common Pleas, Common Pleas Record, vol. U, p. 107; handwriting of ; Geauga County Archives and Records Center, Chardon, OH.
To the of said . . . Greeting: We command you, that you take Joseph Smith Jr. , & , if they be found in your , and them safely keep, so that you have their bodies before our court of Common Pleas of the aforesaid, at the court house in said , on the twenty first day of March next, to answer unto in a plea of ; damages seven thousand five hundred dollars: and have you then there this writ. Witness, President Judge of our said court of Common pleas for said , this sixteenth day of February A.D. 1837.
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Suit brought on a note made by def[endan]ts. October 11. 1836 payable to or order on the 1st. of Jany. 1837 for $5000. Also for money lent & advanced; also for money had & recd. to use of Amt. now claimed to be due $5037. Feby. 13. 1837. Hold to bail in the sum of $10000—
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The State of Ohio, ss.} In obedience to the command of this writ I on the 22d. day of February A.D. 1837 arrested the within named defts. and took their bail bond with , , and as surety conditioned that the above bound defts. shall appear before the next court of Common pleas, and enter in the action, a copy of the bail bond is hereunto returned
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