Capias ad Respondendum, 26 July 1837 [Barker for the use of Bump v. JS and Cowdery]

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The State of Ohio)
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To the Sheriff of said . . . Greeting:— We command you to take Joseph Smith Jr. and if they may be found in your bailiwick, and them safely keep so that you have their bodies before our court of common pleas for the aforesaid, at the court house in , on the twenty fourth day of October next to answer unto William Barker for the use of in a plea of assumpsit; damages one thousand dollars: and have you then there this writ. Witness Van R. Humphrey President of our said Court at this 26th. day of July A.D. 1837.
C[harles] H. Foot Dep. Clerk.
[. . .]
Suit brought on note given by defendants to of which the following is a copy
Ohio July 7. 1836 for value received we promise to pay William Barker or bearer six hundred one twenty one dollars and thirty two cents in money or land in the State of by the first of September next. (Signed) Joseph Smith Jr. .”
Amount appearing due $214.34— Hold to Bail in the Sum of $428.68 July 25, 1837.
[. . .]
The State of Ohio, ss.} I on this 27. day of July arrested the within named defts, and took J. Smith Jr.s Bail Bond with Anson Cook, William Earl & as sureties, conditioned that J. Smith Jr. appear before the court of com. at their next to be holden at and enter Special Bail in the action— was not found held to bail by order of the plff. a copy of bond is herewith returned.
A[bel] Kimball 2d. Shff. [p. 237]
The State of Ohio)
ss. scilicet)
Seal
To the Sheriff of said . . . Greeting:— We command you to take Joseph Smith Jr. and if they may be found in your bailiwick, and them safely keep so that you have their bodies before our court of common pleas for the aforesaid, at the court house in , on the twenty fourth day of October next to answer unto William Barker for the use of in a plea of assumpsit; damages one thousand dollars: and have you then there this writ. Witness Van R. Humphrey President of our said Court at this 26th. day of July A.D. 1837.
Charles H. Foot Dep. Clerk.
[. . .]
Suit brought on note given by defendants to of which the following is a copy
Ohio July 7. 1836 for value received we promise to pay William Barker or bearer six hundred twenty one dollars and thirty two cents in money or land in the State of by the first of September next. (Signed) Joseph Smith Jr. .”
Amount appearing due $214.34— Hold to Bail in the Sum of $428.68 July 25, 1837.
[. . .]
The State of Ohio, ss.} I on this 27. day of July arrested the within named defts, and took J. Smith Jr.s Bail Bond with Anson Cook, William Earl & as sureties, conditioned that J. Smith Jr. appear before the court of com. at their next to be holden at and enter Special Bail in the action— was not held to bail by order of the plff. a copy of bond is herewith returned.
Abel Kimball 2d. Shff. [p. 237]
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