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Thomas Heyward, at Charleston, S.C., signs a warrant for John Wither on a charge of trespassing, 1788.
[recto] 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] John Withers [printed] wheresoever 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 Charleston, on the First Tuesday in July next, to answer to [handwritten] Anthony Toomer, of a Plea of Trespass on the case and so forth; also for certain promises and assumptions by the said John Withers to the said Anthony Toomer made and not performed to his Damage Two Hundred and Fifty Pounds Sterling. [printed] And have you then and there this Writ. WITNESS the honorable Thomas Heyward Junior Esq. One of the Associate Justices at Charleston, the Eighteenth Day of March in the Year of our Lord One Thousand Seven Hundred and Eighty-Eight and in the Twelfth Year of the Sovereignty and Independence of the United States of America. [signed] Holmes Pltfs.[?] Atty. [signed on left side of recto] Thos Heyward Junr [several annotations on verso docket]
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Warrant, Thomas Heyward, John Wither, Anthony Toomer, trespass, 1788 Charleston, South Carolina, Anthony Toomer
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Heyward, Thomas Jr. and State of South Carolina, "Warrant for John Withers, signed by Thomas Heyward, Jr. Charleston, 1788." (1788). Broadus R. Littlejohn, Jr. Manuscript and Ephemera Collection. 105.
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