Authors

John Sevier

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Sevier signs a warrant in Washington County, North Carolina for John King, who is meant to answer to a plea of trover - wrongful taking of personal property - brought by plaintiff James M. Carmick (or James McCarmick). 1779.

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State of No. Carolina To the Sherriff of Washington ~ We command you to take George Howard - if in your Bailiwick and him safely keep so that you have him before the Justices of Our Court of Pleas & Sessions to be held on the fourth Monday in February Next Then and there to Answer John Hamilton of a plea of Trespass upon the Case and so forth, to the damage of the said John Hamilton and so forth one thousand Pounds and so forth __ Herein fail not and have you there this Writ Witnesses John Sevier Clerk of Our said Court at his Office, the 24th day of November anno Dom 1779. The fourth year of Our Amarican Independence. Spruce Mackay, att. for Plaintiff. John Sevier.

Creation Date

11-24-1779

County

Washington County

State/Province

North Carolina

Country

United States

Creator Life Dates

1745-1815

Keywords

John Sevier, John King, North Carolina, Washington County, warrant, writ, order, 1779, James M. Carmick, James McCarmick

Resource Identifier

070428-12

Date Digital

2-18-2014

Document Type

Manuscript

Disciplines

Archival Science | History | Social History

Publisher

Wofford College

Format (medium)

manuscript

Format (IMT)

PDF

Language

En-us

Digitization Specifications

800ppi 24-bit depth color; Scanned with an Epson 15000 Photo scanner with Epson Scan software; Archival master is a TIFF; TIFFs converted to PDF with Adobe Acrobat XI Pro.

Source

The original from which this digital representation is taken is housed in The Littlejohn Collection at Wofford College, located in the Sandor Teszler Library.

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Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 License.

Warrant for John King signed by John Sevier. North Carolina, 1779.

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