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Thomas Heyward, at Charlestonn, S.C., signs a warrant for Richard Shaw for debt, 1786.
[recto] [printed] SOUTH-CAROLINA. THE STATE OF SOUTH-CAROLINA. To all and singular the Sheriffs of the said State GREETING: You, and each of you, are hereby commanded, without Delay to attach the Body of [handwritten] Richard Shaw, otherwise called Richard Shaw of Georgetown in the State aforesaid_,,_,, wheresover [sic] he may be found, within your and each of your respective Districts, so that you compel him to be and appear before the Justices of the said State, at the Court of Common Pleas, to be holden at Charleson, on the second Tuesday in September next, to answer to [handwritten] Lewis Dularque otherwise called Lewis Delarque of the said Town + State aforesaid, in a plea of debt that he render unto him Eight hundred pounds Sterling what to him he owes + from him unjstly detains + so forth. [printed] And have you then and there this Writ. WITNESS the honorable Thos Heyward Junior one of the said Justices at Charleston, the Fourth day of July in the Year of our LORD One Thousand Seven Hundred and Eighty-Six and in the tenth Year of the Sovereignty and Independence of the United States of America [signed] Pringle [illegible] [signed on left of recto] Thos Heyward Junr [verso, docket] [several annotations]
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Warrant, Thomas Heyward, Richard Shaw, Charleston, South Carolina, 1786, Lewis Delarque
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Heyward, Thomas Jr. and State of South Carolina, "Warrant for Richard Shaw, signed by Thomas Heyward, Jr. Charleston, 1786." (1786). Broadus R. Littlejohn, Jr. Manuscript and Ephemera Collection. 106.
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