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Introduction to Bailey and Reynolds v. Rigdon et al.

Bailey and Reynolds v. Rigdon, JS, H. Smith, Bosley, and Johnson
Geauga Co., Ohio, Court of Common Pleas, 4 June 1838
 
Historical Introduction
In October 1837, and Henry Reynolds commenced legal proceedings in the , Ohio, Court of Common Pleas against , JS, , , and in an action of to recover an unpaid debt. The debt originated on 13 April 1837, when Rigdon, JS, and the others gave two promissory notes for $825 each to , a dry goods merchant in , Ohio. At some point between April and October, Howden transferred one of the notes to Bailey and Reynolds, who were dry goods merchants in .
and Reynolds brought the suit through their attorneys and Salmon Axtell, and the Court of Common Pleas issued a writ of against the defendants on 25 October 1837. However, none of the five men were found, and the case was continued to the April 1838 term. Sometime between October 1837 and April 1838, the parties settled their debt under unknown terms. The court ruled that the plaintiffs pay the court costs, and the case was discontinued in the June 1838 court term.
 
Calendar of Documents
This calendar lists all known documents created by or for the court, whether extant or not. It does not include versions of documents created for other purposes, though those versions may be listed in footnotes. In certain cases, especially in cases concerning unpaid debts, the originating document (promissory note, invoice, etc.) is listed here. Note that documents in the calendar are grouped with their originating court. Where a version of a document was subsequently filed with another court, that version is listed under both courts.
Bailey and Reynolds v. Rigdon, JS, H. Smith, Bosley, and Johnson
Geauga Co., Ohio, Court of Common Pleas, 4 June 1838
 
Historical Introduction
In October 1837, and Henry Reynolds commenced legal proceedings in the , Ohio, Court of Common Pleas against , JS, , , and in an action of to recover an unpaid debt. The debt originated on 13 April 1837, when Rigdon, JS, and the others gave two promissory notes for $825 each to , a dry goods merchant in , Ohio. At some point between April and October, Howden transferred one of the notes to Bailey and Reynolds, who were dry goods merchants in .
and Reynolds brought the suit through their attorneys and Salmon Axtell, and the Court of Common Pleas issued a writ of against the defendants on 25 October 1837. However, none of the five men were found, and the case was continued to the April 1838 term. Sometime between October 1837 and April 1838, the parties settled their debt under unknown terms. The court ruled that the plaintiffs pay the court costs, and the case was discontinued in the June 1838 court term.
 
Calendar of Documents
This calendar lists all known documents created by or for the court, whether extant or not. It does not include versions of documents created for other purposes, though those versions may be listed in footnotes. In certain cases, especially in cases concerning unpaid debts, the originating document (promissory note, invoice, etc.) is listed here. Note that documents in the calendar are grouped with their originating court. Where a version of a document was subsequently filed with another court, that version is listed under both courts.
 
 
Geauga Co., Ohio, Court of Common Pleas