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Title:[Court Order] 1790 Mar. 16, [to] Benjamin Lewis / Samuel Preser : a machine readable transcription of an image
Author: Preser, Samuel

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Date: March 16, 1790
Extent: 2p
Summary:This document is a order issued by the Superior court of Washington District to Benjamin Lewis. It notifies him to appear at his neighbor's house in order to cross-examine several men in a court matter.
Collection:Washington District Court Record
Box:New Accessions

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Notice. Mr [Mister]. Benjamin Lewis you are hereby notified to attend at the house of your near neighbor, John Davies , on Monday the 29th instant at 11: o'clock then and there to crossexamine [cross-examine] James Harris , Jonathan Harris , Reese Price , John Davies , Samuel Davies , James Meek , Esqre. [Esquire] Joseph Ross and Joseph Teaser who is summoned then and there to give evidence in a matter of controversey [controversy] in the Superior court pope of Washington District depending wherein Hezekiah Balch is plaintiff and P. Benjamin Lewis is Defendant. Given under [added: our] hands (in behalf of sd [said]. Hezekiah Balch ) this 16th day of March 1790.

Hezekiah Alexander
J. McAlexander

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[added: Mecklenburg County . Samuel Leaper deposeth that he was present and saw George Elliot Constable deliver to Benjamin Lewis 's wife in her dwelling house on Thursday the 10th instant a notice word for word with the inclosed [added: and] George Elliott deposeth that he delivered her the said notice and in the evening of sd [said] day he saw P. Benjamin going home and told him he had left sd notice with his wife at sd time shewed [showed] him the summonses for the sd men to meet the 29th instant. Sworn & signed to this 26th March 1790 before J. McAlexander.
Saml [Samuel] Preser Geo [George] Elliott notice to Mr [Mister]. Benjamin Lewis ]

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