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Thomas Heyward, at Charleston, S.C., signs a warrant for John Morral on a charge of debt, 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 Morrale[?] otherwise called John Morrall[?] of the Parish of All Saints Planter_ [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] Mordecai Myers otherwise called Mordecai Myers of Georgetown Merchant, in a plea of Debt that he render unto him the sum of three Hundred & seventeen pounds One shilling & five pence sterling which to him he owes & from him unjustly detains & so forth__ [printed] And have you then and there this Writ. WITNESS the honorable Thos Heyward Junr Esq. One of the said 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 Soveriegny and Independence of the United States of America. [signed] Watie Pf Atty [Signed on left] Thomas Heyward Junr [Endorsements and annotations on verso, docket]
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Warrant, Thomas Heyward, Charleston, South Carolina, debt, John Morrall, 1788, Mordecai Myers
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Heyward, Thomas Jr. and State of South Carolina, "Warrant signed by Thomas Heyward, Jr. for John Morrall. Charleston, 1788." (1788). Broadus R. Littlejohn, Jr. Manuscript and Ephemera Collection. 109.
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