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Title:[Legal Indictment] 1788 Aug. 15 [to] The Sheriff of Sullivan 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 written to the Sheriff of Sullivan County from the state of North Carolina on August 15, 1788. The state of North Carolina asks the Sheriff to keep a man named Robert Cowan in his possession until he appears in the Court at Jonesborough.

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State of North Carolina To the Sheriff of Sullivan County

We command you to take the body of Robert Cowan and him safely keep so that you have him before some Justice of the peace for your County then and there to enter into Recognizance to the state with condition that he appear at our next Superior Court to be held for the district of Washington at the Court house in Jonesborough the fifteenth of february [February] next then and there to abide by the Judgment of said court

Herein fail not and have you then and there this writ witness Francis A Ramsey Clerk of our said court at office the fifteenth of August Anno Domni [Domini] 1788 and in the [unclear: 12th ] year of American Indepenance [Independence]

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

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[added: 26
Caps On Indictment
vs [versus]
Robert Cowan
to february [February] 1789
Issued 22d August

Executed the
third Day of
Returned to the
Superior Court
of the District
of Washington
by Geo. [George] Rutledge
Sullivan {

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