Wythe, George (1726-1806) Document re: recovering a debt of 6 pounds for Elizabeth Hardin
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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00184.56 Author/Creator: Wythe, George (1726-1806) Place Written: Orange County, Virginia Type: Autograph document signed Date: 01 June 1747 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 10.3 x 19.6 cm
Signed by Wythe as attorney for the plaintiff.
Orange County to wit Elizabeth Hardin complain of Michael Whatley in Custody and so forth of a Plea of Debt that he render to her six Pounds of Current Money of Virginia which he owes to and unjustly detains from her for that whereas the said Michael on the first Day of June in the Year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and forty seven by this certain Note or Bill obligatory in Writing which suscribed with the proper [illegitable] of the said Michael by the name of Michael Whatley the said Elzabeth brings in the court of the Lord the present king aid oblige himself his Heir and [stuck] [illegible] admistrators to pay on the to be paid Elizabethor her order the said six Pounds. by which and Action accruded to the said Elizabeth to demand and recover of the said Michael thereaforesaid use pounds. Nonethelss the said Michael althi he hath been from often there required hath not yet paid the vail six Pounds to th paid to the said Eliizabeth but hath hiterto all toghether refused and still doth refuse to pay the same to her to the damage of the said Elizabeth forty Shillings and therefore she brings this suit to forth Shillings and therefore she brings this Suiy and so forth.
Wythe for the PL
for the Def
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