Summons, 8 May 1844 [F. M. Higbee v. JS–B]

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State of Illinois,) Sc[ilice]t.
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The People of the State of , TO THE OF SAID GREETING:
WE COMMAND YOU TO SUMMON Joseph Smith—— 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 Inst to answer the complaint of of a plea of on promises to his damage, the sum of Five Thousand—— Dollars, as he says. And have you there this writ, and make return thereon in what manner you execute the same.
[seal]
WITNESS, Clerk of our said Circuit Court, at , this Eighth— day of May— in the year of Our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty-four
Clerk.
By Depy [p. [1]]
3 DAY. NO. 139
Vs.) In <​Case​>
Joseph Smith
SUMMONS.
In the Circuit Court, Illinois.
To the May Term, A. D. 1844
 
I cannot, in my , find the within named [blank]
Sheriff, , Illinois.
 
I have served the within Summons, by reading the same to the within named. Joseph Smith May 9th. 1844
Sheriff, , Ills. By D. S. [deputy sheriff]
 
Sheriff’s Fees.
Serving Summons, $50
Returning Summons, 12½
20 Miles Travel, 1.25
Total Amount, $1.87½
Sheriff, Ills.
By D. S.
 
Filed May 14, 1844
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Filed August 12 1844
J[ames] M Campbell Clk [p. [2]]

Footnotes

  1. new scribe logo

    Docket printed with manuscript additions in handwriting of David E. Head.  

  2. new scribe logo

    Notations printed with manuscript additions in handwriting of John D. Parker.  

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    Notation in handwriting of David E. Head.  

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    Notation in handwriting of James M. Campbell.