Summons, 4 July 1840 [Singley v. Rigdon]

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STATE OF ILLINOIS,) SS. [scilicet]
The People of the State of , To the Sheriff of said , Greeting:
We command you <​as we have heretofore done​> to summon if to be found in your , personally to be and appear before the Circuit Court of said , on the second day of the next term thereof, to be holden at the Court House in on the fourth Monday in the month of September next, to answer the demand of a certain petition exhibited against him in our said Court by Nicholas Singly for the sum of one hundred and fifty Dollars and damages for the detention of the same, together with his costs. A copy of which said Petition is hereto prefixed. And have you then there this writ, and make return thereon, in what manner you execute the same.
Witness, Clerk of our said Circuit Court, at this, fourth day of July in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty
By S Otho Williams D C [p. [1]]
2d. Day No. 1 Pt. & Sum.
Nicholas Singly
vs.) In Petition & Summons.
Karnes & Woods, Book and Job Prs. .
Circuit Court Ill.
To September Term, A. D. 1840
Little & Williams Pltffs Atty
I have served the within summons by delivering a <​true​> copy of the Within Petition same to the within named and Summons to the Within named July 23d 1840,
E. G. Haggard Sheriff, Ill.
I cannot, in my find the within named [blank]
Sheriff [blank].
Services of Summons— $.50
Returning— .12½
Making 1 Copy— .50
18 miles travel— 1 12½
Total Amt. $2.25
E G Haggard SHERIFF, ILL. [p. [2]]


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    Docket printed with manuscript additions in handwriting of S. Otho Williams.  

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    Notation in handwriting of S. Otho Williams.  

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    Notations printed with manuscript additions presumably in handwriting of E. G. Haggard.