Declaration, circa 21 September 1844 [Dana v. Brink et al.]
on behalf of , Declaration, , IL, ca. 21 Sept. 1844, Dana v. Brink et al. (Hancock Co., IL, Circuit Court 1844); handwriting of ; docket by , [, IL], [ca. 21 Sept. 1844]; notation by , [, Hancock Co., IL], 21 Sept. 1844; four pages; Hancock County Courthouse, Carthage, IL; microfilm at FHL.
were summoned to answer of a plea that they render to the the sum Two hundred and Twenty Two dollars which they owe to and unjustly detain from him— Whereupon the said by his attorney complains for that heretofore to wit on the tenth day of March A D 1843 at and within the aforesaid the said in a certain trial of a certain suit at Law then and there pending before one Joseph Smith Esq then and there being a justice of the peace in and for said in which the now was plaintiff and the said was defendant— he the said by the consideration and Judgment of the said justice of the Peace recovered against the said a Judgment of the sum of Ninety Nine dollars debt and elven dollars and fifty Nine cents costs— of Suit— from which Judgment of the said justice of the peace. The said wishing to take an Appeal to the Circuit Court in and for said (But said Justice of the Peace Refussing said a transcript of said Judgment, <refussing to approve and file his Bond for an appeal> he said caused a on said Judgment to be issued from the Circuit Court for said — in the manner and form as is by the statute in such cases made and provided— the said afterwards to wit on the sixteenth day of May AD 1843 did as in and by the statute in such cases made and provided file in the office of the of the Circuit Court in and for said — a certain Bond in said Cause Executted by said and sealed with the seals of the said . and bearing date the day and year last aforesaid which said Bond was taken and entered into by the said defendants before the. of said Circuit Court and said duly approved said Bond on the day and [p. ]