Declaration, circa 25 April 1837 [Holmes v. Dayton et al.]
Ezra Holmes, Declaration, , OH, ca. 25 Apr. 1837, Holmes v. Dayton 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, pp. 86–87; handwriting of ; Geauga County Archives and Records Center, Chardon, OH. Transcription from a digital color image made of the original in 2011.
writing. and delivered the same to the said plaintiff and thereby promised to pay to the said plaintiff or bearer two hundred eight dollars and <thirty> cents by the first day of January then next ensuing the date thereof with use, which period has now elapsed, and the said defendants then and there in consideration of the premises promised to pay the amount of the said note to the said plaintiff according to the tenor and effect thereof— Yet the said defendants hath disregarded their promises and hath not paid the said sum of money, or any part thereof, to the damage of the said plaintiff three hundred dollars, and therefore he brings suit, &c.