Attachment, 10 January 1839 [Boosinger v. O. Cowdery et al.]

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State of Missouri) Sct [scilicet]
County of )
The State of To the of said Greeting You are hereby commanded to attach , Joseph Smith Jr and by all and singular their goods and chattels lands and tenements monies credits and effects or so much thereof as shall be suffecient to satisfy the sum of Two— hundred dollars with interest and Costs of suit in whose hands or possession soever the same may be found in your so that the said defendants be and appear— before the Judge of our said court at the place of holding said court in the town of in said on the first monday after the fourth Monday in March next to answer unto of a plea of debt and that you summon the— said , Joseph Smith Jr and to appear before [p. 4] the Judge of our said Circuit Court at the time and place aforesaid to answer the said action of the said and that you summons all and every person in whose hands or possession any monies, goods chattels credits or effects or evidence of debts of the said defendants may be found to appear at the time and place aforesaid to answer what may be objected against them. Witness Clerk of said Court with the seal LS thereof affixed at this 10th. day of January A D 1839.
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By Virtue of the within writ I have levied on the following property of to wit. 2 bureaus 1 clock, 1 carriage, 1 bay horse, 1 two horse Waggon, also E ½ of S.W. qr of S.W. qr of section 2. T. 56. R. 29. Also S.W. qr. of N.E qr of Sec 18 T. 56. R 28. also N.E qr. of N.W qr of sec 18. T. 56 R 28. also N. W. qr of N.E qr of sec 24. T 57. R 29. als[o] N.E qr of S.E qr. Sec 12. T. 56 R. 29. also the dwelling houses of and lots of & Joseph Smith also one book cupboard one bed [p. 5] stead, one wash stand one table all done in
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State of Missouri) ss.
County of )
I Elliot Roberts Clerk of the Circuit Court within and for the county of and aforesaid do certify that the foregoing Eleven pages of which this constitutes one do contain a full, true, and complete transcript of the record and proceedings had and taken in a certain action of debt lately determined in our said court between the parties therein named as fully as the sam[e] remains of record in my office.
In testimony whereof I have here unto set my hand & affixed the seal of said court at office this the 8th. day of January 1842.
Elliot Roberts Clerk [p. 11]
I sole Judge of the fifth Judicial Circuit of the state of composed of the counties of , , , and Carroll do certify that Elliott Roberts whose name and attestation is affixed to the foregoing certificate was at the time of making the <​same​> Clerk of the Caldwel[l] Circuit Court (it being a court of Record) duly commissioned and qualified as such, and that his said certificate is in due form of law. Given under my hand the 28th day of february 1842
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    TEXT: “LS” (locus sigilli, Latin for “location of the seal”) enclosed in a hand-drawn representation of a seal.  

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    TEXT: Explanatory text separates the following notation, presumably copied from the verso of the original document, from the copied body text. The notation copied below is not necessarily a complete representation of all the text on the verso of the original document.  

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    Certification in handwriting of Austin A. King.