Declaration, circa 18 April 1842, Copy [Sweeney v. Miller et al.]
Guy C. Sampson on behalf of Hugh J. Sweeney, Declaration, , IL, [ca. 18 Apr. 1842], Sweeney v. Miller et al. (Hancock Co., IL, Circuit Court 1842). Copied [15 Aug. 1842] in M. Avise on behalf of Jacob Davis, , to Hancock Co. Sheriff, pp. –; handwriting of ; microfilm in Circuit Court Case Files, 1830–1900, CHL.
, Joseph Smith, and were summoned to answer Hugh S. Sweeny [Hugh J. Sweeney] in a plea of and thereupon Plaintiff complains for that whereas heretofore to wit: on the 16th day of April A. D. 1841. at to wit at said County Defendants made their certain promissory note in writing of that date and thereby promised to pay to Plaintiff or his order the sum of Fifty six dollars Sixty days after that date without defalcation or discount for value received by Steam Boat Nauvoo November the 16th A. D. 1840. and then and there delivered said note to Plaintiff by reason of which promises and by force of the Statute in such cases made and provided the said Defendants then and there became liable to pay to said Plaintiff the sum of money in said note specified according to the tenor and effect of said note and being so liable Defend [p. ]