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Introduction to Cahoon, Carter & Co. for the use of JS v. Avery

Cahoon, Carter & Co. for the use of JS v. Avery
Kirtland Township, Geauga Co., Ohio, Justice of the Peace Court, 5 August 1837
 
Historical Introduction
In December 1836, became indebted to in the amount of $24.55. In February 1837, he made a partial payment of $17.17 toward the debt, leaving a balance of $7.38. The note was at some point thereafter. In 1837, JS’s financial situation became increasingly strained, and he sought to recover debts owed to him. When payment was not made, JS commenced an before , Ohio, Justice of the Peace .
On 21 July 1837, constable Burton Phelps noted that he served the summons “by copy,” meaning was absent at the time of service and not served personally. Avery failed to appear on 25 July, and the court continued the matter until 5 August. When he failed to appear the second time, judgment was issued against him. It is unknown whether Avery satisfied the judgment.
 
Calendar of Documents
This calendar lists all known documents created by or for the court, whether extant or not. It does not include versions of documents created for other purposes, though those versions may be listed in footnotes. In certain cases, especially in cases concerning unpaid debts, the originating document (promissory note, invoice, etc.) is listed here. Note that documents in the calendar are grouped with their originating court. Where a version of a document was subsequently filed with another court, that version is listed under both courts.
Cahoon, Carter & Co. for the use of JS v. Avery
Kirtland Township, Geauga Co., Ohio, Justice of the Peace Court, 5 August 1837
 
Historical Introduction
In December 1836, became indebted to in the amount of $24.55. In February 1837, he made a partial payment of $17.17 toward the debt, leaving a balance of $7.38. The note was at some point thereafter. In 1837, JS’s financial situation became increasingly strained, and he sought to recover debts owed to him. When payment was not made, JS commenced an before , Ohio, Justice of the Peace .
On 21 July 1837, constable Burton Phelps noted that he served the summons “by copy,” meaning was absent at the time of service and not served personally. Avery failed to appear on 25 July, and the court continued the matter until 5 August. When he failed to appear the second time, judgment was issued against him. It is unknown whether Avery satisfied the judgment.
 
Calendar of Documents
This calendar lists all known documents created by or for the court, whether extant or not. It does not include versions of documents created for other purposes, though those versions may be listed in footnotes. In certain cases, especially in cases concerning unpaid debts, the originating document (promissory note, invoice, etc.) is listed here. Note that documents in the calendar are grouped with their originating court. Where a version of a document was subsequently filed with another court, that version is listed under both courts.
 
 
Cahoon, Carter & Co. for the use of JS v. Avery, Kirtland Township, Geauga Co., Ohio, Justice of the Peace Court