Docket Entry, circa 31 July 1837 [Rigdon, Smith & Cowdery for the use of JS v. Woodworth]
Docket Entry, [, Geauga Co., OH], ca. 31 July 1837, Rigdon, Smith & Cowdery for the use of JS v. Woodworth (Kirtland Township, OH, Justice of the Peace Court 1837); Cowdery, Docket Book, 135; handwriting of ; Huntington Library, San Marino, CA. Includes notation by , [, Geauga Co., OH], 15 Sept. 1837.
for the use of Joseph Smith, jr. vs Eli Woodworth.
July 31, 1837. The parties attended with out process, the produced a note, of which the following is a copy:
“$5.88. Sept. 19, 1836.”
“Due , or bearer, for value received, five dollars & eighty eight cents.” (signed) “Eli Woodworth.”
And the defendant claimed a set off of book acc[ou]nt of $3.50, as per filled. An oath was administered to the defendant who testified to his account, and also to Wm. Tenny Jr. who testified that he knew defendant performed labor for . Whereupon the ballance was struck and judgment rendered against said Eli Woodworth, for the sum of one dollar and sixty eight cents debt, and $0.58 cents costs.
September 15, 1837, Execution issued to const. [19 lines blank] [p. 135]