Capias ad Respondendum, 20 February 1819 [Joseph Smith Sr. v. J. Hurlbut]
Hugh McNair, , to Sheriff , for and , , NY, 20 Feb. 1819, Hurlbut v. Joseph Smith Sr. (Ontario Co., NY, Court of Common Pleas 1819); printed form with manuscript additions in handwriting of Hugh McNair; docket by Hugh McNair, [, NY], [20 Feb. 1819]; notation by Hugh McNair, [ca. 20 Feb. 1819]; notation by and Asa Swift, [between 20 Feb. and ca. May 1819]; notation by unidentified scribe, 25 May 1819; two pages; Ontario County Records and Archives Center, Canandaigua, NY. Includes seal. Transcription from a digital color image made of the original in 2011.
. ss. [scilicet]—The PEOPLE of the state of , by the Grace of God, Free and Independent—To our of our county of , Greeting:
[seal] We command you to take & if they may be found in your , and them safely keep, so that you have their bodies before our Judges and Assistant Justices, at our next Court of Common Pleas, to be holden at the Court-House in the town of , in and for our county of Ontario, on the third Tuesday of May next, to answer unto in a plea of to his damage of one hundred and forty dollars
and have you then there this Writ—Witness, JOHN NICHOLAS,Nash Esquire, First Judge of our said Court, at , the 20 7th day of Februa[r]y 1819.