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Title:[Legal Indictment] 1788 Aug. 15 [to] The Sheriff of Washington County / State of North Carolina : a machine readable transcription of an image
Author:State of North Carolina

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Date: August 15, 1788
Extent: 2p
Summary:This document is a legal indictment from the state of North Carolina to the Sheriff of Washington County, Tennessee dated August 15, 1788. The indictment refers to a man named John Campbell that did not appear in court, was fined, and should appear at the court in Jonesborough to defend himself against an execution sentence.
Collection:Wasington District, North Carolina

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State of North Carolina To the Sheriff of Washington County

Whereas John Campbell by the [unclear: Return ] of the [unclear: venire ] from your County appears to be summoned as one of the Jurors for your county and the said John Campbell being Duly called upon failed to appear and was therefore [unclear: amerced ] in the sum of ten pounds agreeable to Act of Assembly in that case made and provided

We therefore command you that you make known to the said John Campbell that he appear at our next Superior Court of Law to be held for the district of Washington in the Court house in Jonesborough the fifteenth of february [February] next and then cause if any he have why execution should not go against him for the said amenment [amendment]

Herein fail not and have you then and there this writ witness Francis A Ramsey Clerk of said court at office the fifteenth of August 1788 and in the [unclear: ] year of American Independance [Independence]

F [Francis] A Ramsey [unclear: C.S.C.S ]

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[added: 8
[unclear: Sure farias ]
2 vs [versus]
John Campbell
to Febry [February] 1789
Issued 22d August

Executed by
Edmd. [Edmond] Williams Shff. [Sheriff]

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