Summons, 25 October 1837 [L. Holmes and C. Holmes v. JS and Cahoon]
, Summons, to Sheriff , for JS and , , Geauga Co., OH, 25 Oct. 1837, L. Holmes and C. Holmes v. JS and Cahoon (Geauga Co., OH, Court of Common Pleas 1838). Copied [ca. 3 Apr. 1838] in Transcript of Proceedings, Geauga County Court of Common Pleas, Common Pleas Record, vol. V, p. 64; handwriting of Charles H. Foot; Geauga County Archives and Records Center, Chardon, OH.
To the of our said . . . Greeting:— We command you that you summon Joseph Smith Jr. & if they be found in your to appear forthwith before our Court of Common Pleas now sitting at the Court House in the town of to answer Lory Holmes and Charles Holmes in a plea of assumpsit to their damage fifteen thousand dollars as they say. Herein fail not but of this writ and your service make due return. Witness Clerk of our said Court at the 25th day of October Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and thirty seven. Clerk.
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Suit brot on note made by defts Oct. 5. 1836 for $5000. payable with use to plffs. May 1. 1837: Also on note made by defts Oct. 5. 1836 for $5000. payable to plffs with use Sept. 1. 1837: Also on note made by defts Oct. 15. 1836 for $200. payable with interest to plffs May 1. 1837: Also for money lent & advanced to defts: Also for money had and recd. to the use of plffs: Amt. appearing due $9840.00 Oct. 18. 1837.
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The State of Ohio, s.s. I have executed the command of this writ by leaving a copy of the same with the of Joseph Smith Jr. he being absent and by handing a copy of the same to . October 27. 1837. Dep. Shff. [p. 64]
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