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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, 1833 July 9.
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 1833 JULY 9
Physical Description:
1 sheet ([2] pages) ; 20 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 C.R. Matheny, clerk. "Levi Summers being sworn saith that he was subpoenaed and did attend four days as a witness in the above case at the September term of the Sangamon circuit court in 1832." 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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