Writ, Johnston, James vs. Smith, Reuben
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This Writ (1993-26-0) is from a lawsuit between James Johnston and Reuben Smith, regarding a debt of $200 pounds. The document, dated November 19, 1788, begins with an order to the local constables from the presiding Justice of the Peace, Isaac Pardes, to summon Reuben Smith to appear before the Court of Common Pleas. It then continues three years later, In Litchfield Superior Court regarding a bond between Johnston and Smith.
- Created: 1788-1791
- Other: Majority of material found in November 19, 1788
- Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1992
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Biographical or Historical Information
Reuben Smith (1732-1804) was a graduate of Yale who lived in Litchfield where he was a doctor and served in political office. He was married to Abigail Hubbard Smith.
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