Summons, 26 October 1837 [Scribner v. Rigdon, Smith & Cowdery]

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The State of Ohio)
To the of our said — Greeting:— We command you that you summon Joseph Smith, Jr & if he be found in your Bailiwick to appear forthwith before our Court of Common Pleas now sitting at the Court-House in the town of , to answer in a plea of Assumpsit to his damage fifteen hundred dollars, as is said Herein fail not but of this writ and your service make due return.
Witness Clerk of our said Court, at the 26th day of October Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and thirty seven.—
C[harles] H. Foot Dep Clerk—
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Suit brot to recover for goods &c sold and delivered to defts for money had & recd to the use of s And also for money lent & advanced to defts— amt claimed to be due $850.00. Oct 26. 1837—
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The State of Ohio)
I have executed the command of this writ by leaving true copies at the residence of Joseph Smith Jr and with their wives they being absent this 27 Oct 1837—
Dept Shff”— [p. 530]


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