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Writ, Jacob Hall to Daniel Potter

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1970-51-27
Scope and Contents This Writ  (1970-51-27), dated April 3, 1793, was sent to Daniel Potter, Justice of the Peace, by Jacob Hall requesting the arrest of the person who stole pork and flour from the cellar of his home in Watertown, Connecticut.
Dates: Other: Majority of material found in April 3, 1793; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1969

Writ, Johnston, James vs. Smith, Reuben

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1993-26-0
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: Created: 1788-1791; Other: Majority of material found in November 19, 1788; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1992

Writ of attachment blank

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2012-40-0
Scope and Contents A blank writ of attachment (2012-40-0) from the 1870s from the Connecticut Superior Court. On the back is written in ink, "Wolcott Library."
Dates: Other: Majority of material found in ca. 1870

Writ, Rev. Solomon Palmer vs. Ethan Allen

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-CA1890-68-0
Scope and Contents This Writ (CA1890-68-0), dated May 8, 1765, between Rev. Solomon Palmer and Ethan Allen regarding a debt that Allen owed Palmer.  The writ, written by clerk Isaac Baldwin, orders the Sheriff to go to Allen's Salisbury, Connecticut residence and seize money and property for the sum owed to Palmer or arrest Allen and bring him to the Litchfield Gaol.  A note on the back indicates that the Sheriff was unable to find Allen.
Dates: Created: 1765