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John Sevier

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John Sevier, signing as clerk of court in Washington County, North Carolina, orders the sherriff to find and transport to court Robert Shurley so that he may answer to Jacob Brown on a plea of debt, specifically 12 pounds of "Virginia money" and 5 pounds damage.

Transcription

State of No. Carolina. To the Sherriff of Washington Greeting We command you to take the body of Robert Sharley if he be found Within Your Bailiwick and him safely keep so that you have his body Before the Justices of Our Court to be held on the 4th Monday in May Next then and there to answer Jacob Brown of a plea of Debt to the sum of Twelve pounds Virginia Money Damage five Pounds herein fail not and have you then and there this Writ Witness John Sevier Clerk of our Court the first day of April 1778 and in the 2d year of Our Independence. John Sevier.

Creation Date

4-1-1778

County

Washington County

State/Province

North Carolina

Country

United States

Creator Life Dates

1745-1815

Keywords

John Sevier, Robert Shurley, Jacob Brown, North Carolina, warrant, debt, 1778

Resource Identifier

080425-38

Date Digital

2-18-2014

Document Type

Manuscript

Disciplines

Archival Science | History | Social History | United States 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 Robert Shurley on a charge of debt brought by Jacob Brown. Signed by John Sevier, North Carolina, 1778.

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