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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.
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.
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John Sevier, John King, North Carolina, Washington County, warrant, writ, order, 1779, James M. Carmick, James McCarmick
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Sevier, John, "Warrant for John King signed by John Sevier. North Carolina, 1779." (1779). Broadus R. Littlejohn, Jr. Manuscript and Ephemera Collection. 125.
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