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Title:[Legal] 1787 Aug. [to] The Sheriff of Greene County / State of Franklin : a machine readable transcription of an image
Author:State of Franklin

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Date: August 1787
Extent: 2p
Summary:This document is a legal writ to the sheriff of Greene County, in the state of Franklin (Tennessee) dated 1787. The writ commands that the tenements of Abraham Purnut pay eight pounds, four shillings, and eleven pence. This amount was awarded to Charles Hays in the court of pleas.
Collection:State of Franklin

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State of Franklin }To the Sheriff of Greene County &c [et cetera]

We Command you that of the Good & [unclear: Challels ] Land, and [unclear: Tinements ] of Abraham [unclear: Purnut ] in your[unclear: Baclenich ] you Cause to be made the sum of eight pounds, five shillings and eleven pence [unclear: Beredes ] Sheriffs endorsed [unclear: ? ]. Which Charles Hays lately in our court of pleas &c [et cetera] recovered against for [unclear: Court ] costs and charges &c [et cetera] Where if he is convicted &c [et cetera] and have you the [unclear: send ] money ready and render at our next court of pleas &c [et cetera] he beheld for the county of Greene at Greeneville on the second Monday in November next — Together with this [unclear: non ] witness Daniel Kennedy Clark of our said court at office the second Monday in August AD 1787 & [unclear: Tavelfmr??? ] year of American [added: [unclear: Indifirndc ]]

Kennedy C.G.C.

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Recovered By Jury 6"9"0 [unclear: K. Fa. ]
Leading process 7"6 Chas [Charles] Hays
One Continuance 2"3 [unclear: ditto marks ]
Determination of Suit 5"7 1/2 Abram [Abraham] Purnut
Attorney fee 18"9 [unclear: Cibt ] &c [et cetera]
This [unclear: encicition ] 2"91/2 To
Sheriff Arrest &c [et cetera] 7"6 Nov [November] Term 1787
Tryal [Trial] by Jury 3"9 [unclear: 23d Aug ]
Total £8"17"2
Received of the above Amount in Cash [unclear: 7..10.0 ]
balance due [unclear: 1..7.2 ]

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