Declaration, circa 6 March 1839 [JS v. McLellin]

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appertain to him but contriving and fraudulently intending craftily and and subtilly to deceive and defraud the said plaintiff in this behalf hath not as yet delivered the said library of books, cloth calico or other articles or any part thereof to the said plaintiff (although often requested so to do) but so to do hath hitherto wholly refused and still refuses, And afterwards to wit on the tenth day of September in the year eighteen hundred and thirty eight at the county of aforesaid converted and disposed of the said library of books, cloth calico and other articles to his the said s own use to the damage of the said plaintiff of five hundred dollars and therefore he brings suit &c
J[ohn] A. Gordon
At[torney] Pltff [p. [2]]
appertain to him but contriving and fraudulently intending craftily and and subtilly to deceive and defraud the said plaintiff in this behalf hath not as yet delivered the said library of books, cloth calico or other articles or any part thereof to the said plaintiff (although often requested so to do) but so to do hath hitherto wholly refused and still refuses, And afterwards to wit on the tenth day of September in the year eighteen hundred and thirty eight at the county of aforesaid converted and disposed of the said library of books, cloth calico and other articles to his the said s own use to the damage of the said plaintiff of five hundred dollars and therefore he brings suit &c
John A. Gordon
Attorney Pltff [p. [2]]
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