Writ of Capias in Carson v. Greenawalt

Title

Writ of Capias in Carson v. Greenawalt

Description

Benjamin Helm signs his writ of capias promising the sheriff of Hardin County, Kentucky, to bring the defendant into custody to appear in court.

Creator

Helm, Benjamin

Publisher

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Date

1811-08-13

Rights

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Foundation holds all rights and permissions.

Format

pdf

Language

en

Identifier

300147
T1811.08.13

Transcription

The Commonwealth of Kentucky to the sheriff of Hardin County Greeting. we command you to take Lodawick alias Lewis Greenawalt if he may be found in your bailwich and him safely keep so that you have his body before the Judges of our Hardin Circuit Court at the court house in Elizabeth Town on the 1st day of our next September Term to answer John Carson in a plea of Trespass on the case damages five hundred dollars and have then there this writ witness Benjamin Helm Clerk of our said Court at the Court house aforesaid the 13th day of August 1811 in the 20th year of the Commonwealth

Ben Helm


20 August 1811 Executed Robt Bleakley D. S. for Wm Withers S.H.C.

John Carson vs Lodawich Greenawalt

Capias

To September Term 1811 1st day

Came to hand 1st August 1811 Robt Bleakley

An action on the case and no bail required G A Gaither R [Atteste?] Ben Helm

Status

Complete

Percent Completed

100

Weight

20

Original Format

paper and ink
2 p
16 x 20 cm

Citation

Helm, Benjamin, “Writ of Capias in Carson v. Greenawalt,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed May 25, 2019, http://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/7814.