Capias ad Respondendum, 25 October 1837 [Bailey and Reynolds v. Rigdon et al.]

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To the of said . . . Greeting: We command you that you take , Joseph Smith Jr. , & if they be found in your bailiwick and them safely keep so that you have them forthwith before our Court of Common Pleas for said now sitting at the Court House in to answer unto & Henry J. Reynolds in a plea of assumpsit damages one thousand two hundred dollars, and have you then there this writ. Witness Clerk of said Court at this twenty fifth day of October A.D. 1837. C[harles] H. Foot Dep. Clerk.
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Suit brot on note given by defendants to and by him endorsed to plaintiffs for the sum of eight hundred and twenty five dollars dated April 13th 1837. Also for goods sold and delivered, money had & received &c. Oct. 25. 1837 <​A. D.​> 1837.
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I have made due and diligent search and cannot find either of the defendants within my bailiwick 2d. Shff. J[abez] A. Tracy Depty. [p. 5]

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