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Witness affidavit from Levi Summers : Pollard Simmons vs. Jacob Bale,

Other Title:
Pollard Simmons vs. Jacob Bale affidavit from Levi Summers; Lincoln legal cases 1830-1860, 1832 April 10.
Illinois., Circuit Court (Sangamon County)
Other Authors:
Illinois. Circuit Court (Sangamon County)
Item ID:
Springfield, Ill. : Circuit Court of Sangamon County, 1833.
Call Number:
KFI1201 1832 APRIL 10
Physical Description:
1 sheet ([2] pages) ; 17 x 21 cm
Collecting of accounts -- Cases.
Simmons v. Bale. local
Title supplied by cataloger.; CLICK ON WEB ADDRESS TO REACH THIS DOCUMENT.; Handwritten affidavit signed with his mark by Levi Summers and sworn to and subscribed by Thomas Moffett, Jus. Peace. "Levi Summers upon his Oath Deposed and Saith that he attended one day as a Witness at the instance on behalf of Jacob Bales the Defendant in the above case at the present term of the Court." Docketed on verso.; Jacob Bale failed to pay Pollard Simmons $80 on an account. Simmons sued Bale in the Justice of the Peace court to recover the debt but the jury found for Bale. Simmons appealed the judgment to the circuit court. The court subpoenaed Lincoln as a witness for Bale. The case was later dismissed.
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Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, Indiana
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