Summons, 25 April 1842 [United States v. Haws et al.]

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District Court of the , for the District of , sc[ilice]t.
The ,
To the of the District of , Greeting:
We command you that you summon , , , Joseph Smith and , if they be found in your District, to be and appear before our of our District Court of the for the District of , at the next term thereof, to be holden at in the aforesaid on the first Monday of June next, to answer unto the in a plea of debt, Debt ten thousand dollars. And have you then and there this writ.
L. S.
Witness the Hon. , Judge of our said Court at , this 25th day of April in the year of our Lord One thousand eight hundred and forty two, and of our Independence the 66th year.
, Clerk.
[. . .]
Executed upon the within named , , Joseph Smith and , by reading this 4 day of May 1842, not found.
, Marshal by P. V. Bergen Depty. [p. 529]


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