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This writ or warrant deals with a case of trespass with damages of 50 pounds sterling.
George by the Grace of God of Great Britain France + Ireland King Defender of the Faith &C. To the provost Marshal of the province of South Carolina Greeting
Whereas at the Court of Comon Pleas held at Charles Town this present Second Tuesday of May 1722 and [?] Lo Brasner of [?] [?] James Juneau[?] & Magdeline his wife did plead James Alin[?] in a plea of Trespass on the Case add. Dampn[?] fifty pounds
To which accon[?] the Def. made Default and thereupon the Court gave Judgemt for the said [?] Lo Brasner [?] James Juneau[?] & Magdeline and but because it is unknown to the Court what Damages the said Lo Brasner[?] Exor of [?] [?] James Juneau[?] & Magdeline his wife & [?] hath sustained by reason of the promises Therefore it is comanded you Imediately to Sumons Thirty men Drawn by the Ballort pursuant to the acts of assembly in that Case made + provided then + thereforthwith to enquire_ what Damages the said [?] Lo Brasnor Exor[?] of John [?] James Juneau[?] & Magdeline his Wife and Sustained in the said accon + that you maked[?] + true return at the said Court + have you then + there this Writ Witness Charles Hill Esq Our Cheif Justice at Charles Town the Eighth day of May Anno Dom. 1722
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Frederick, George William and Hill, Charles, "South Carolina colonial writ signed by Charles Hill, Charleston, May 8, 1722." (1722). Broadus R. Littlejohn, Jr. Manuscript and Ephemera Collection. 296.
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