Summons, 9 June 1837 [Underwood, Bald, Spencer & Hufty v. Rigdon et al.]

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The State of Ohio)
ss. [scilicet])
seal
To the of said . . . Greeting:— We command you that you summon , Joseph Smith Jr. Eliphalet Boynton, , Joel McWith[e]y, , , Samuel Parker, , , , , , Chauncey G. Webb, and , to appear forthwith before our Court of Common Pleas for said now sitting at the Court House in to answer unto Thomas Underwood , Asa Spencer and Samuel Hufty in a plea of to their damage two thousand dollars as is said. Herein fail not but of this writ and your service make due return. Witness President of said Court at this ninth day of June AD 1837.
Clerk.
[. . .]
Suit brought for goods sold and delivered and work and labour done by the plaintiffs as engravers for the defendants and at their request. Amount appearing due $1450—
[. . .]
The State of Ohio ss: I have obtained the acceptance of & J. McWithy as appears upon the back of this writ and handed each of the other defts a true copy of this writ except Samuel Parker, , and which were not found in my .
2d. Shff. Dep.
[. . .]
We accept service of this writ by copy.
, Joel McWithy. [p. 34]

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