Summons, 6 January 1846 [Maria Lawrence et al. v. Coolidge Administrator of the Estate of JS]
D. C. Bryant on behalf of , Summons, to Sheriff , for Administrator of the Estate of JS, , Hancock Co., IL, 6 Jan. 1846, Maria Lawrence et al. v. Coolidge Administrator of the Estate of JS (Hancock Co., IL, Circuit Court 1846); printed form with manuscript additions in handwriting of D. C. Bryant; docket printed with manuscript additions by D. C. Bryant, [, Hancock Co., IL, 6 Jan. 1846]; notations printed with manuscript additions by , , IL, 10 Jan. 1846; notation by D. C. Bryant, [, Hancock Co., IL], 9 May 1846; two pages; Hancock County Courthouse, Carthage IL. Includes seal.
The People of the State of , TO THE OF SAID — GREETING:
WE COMMAND YOU TO SUMMON admnr [administrator] of the estate of Joseph Smith decd if to be found in your , to appear before the Circuit Court of said county of , on the first day of the next term thereof, to be holden at the Court House, in , on the Third Monday in the month of May next— to answer the complaint of & & guardian of James Lawrence Nelson Lawrence Henry Lawrence Julia Lawrence & Margaret Lawrence minor heirs of Decd of a plea that he as such administrator render unto them the sum of Seven Thousand seven Hundred and Fifty Dollars & six cents which to them he as such administrator owes and from them unjustly detains to their damage of the sum of Seven thousand DollarsDollars, as he says. And have you there this writ, and make return thereon in what manner you execute the same.
WITNESS, Clerk of our said Circuit Court, at , this sixth— day of January in the year of Our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty-six