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Charles Cotesworth Pinckney signed the South Carolina warrant for John Abercomby. 16 March 1785.
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 John Abercromby 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 Thomas Stone ? of a plea of trespass upon the Case andsoforth _ and also for certain promise and assumptions by the said John to the said Thomas made and not ? enformed to the ? of the said Thomas Fifty pounds Sterling __ And have you then and there Writ. Witness the Honorable ??? One of the ? Justices at Charleston, the sixteenth Day of March in the Year of our Lord One Thousand Seven Hundred and Eighty five and in the ninth Year of the Sovereignty and Independence of the United States of America. C.C. Pinckney. [recto] I have endeavoured by John Kellyany Lawful to find the within names Defendant but couldn not Wherefore by my said Deputy left ? Copy of this Writ with a ? ? endorsed at the ? and most ? place of the Defendants residence ? ? ? I. Huger
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South Carolina, Sheriffs, John Abercromby, Court of Common Pleas, Charleston, July, Thomas Stone, plea of trespass, 16 March 1785, Charles Cotesworth Pinckney, John Kellyany, I. Huger, Writ
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Pinckney, Charles Cotesworth, "Warrant for John Abercromby, signed by Charles Cotesworth Pinckney, 1785." (1785). Broadus R. Littlejohn, Jr. Manuscript and Ephemera Collection. 144.
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