Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:
This Writ (1973-7-18), dated August 5, 1788, is in the hand of Isaac Baldwin, Clerk, ordering the Sheriff of Litchfield County or his deputies or Constables to sell lands and properties of Roger Loomis and Jonah Woodruff to settle a debt they owe Henry Allyn, and to put them in the Litchfield Gaol until they pay Allyn what he was owed. The back of the document indicates that the debt was settled May 7, 1789.
Solomon Beckeley papers
Papers of Solomon Beckeley of Wethersfield, Conn. containing deeds to property in Wethersfield and a writ issued against him by Peter Fairchild of New Milford concerning payment of tinware.
Connecticut. Superior Court (Litchfield County)
A writ issued by William Pelham, Clerk of the Court, for the punishment of John Thomas, a transient in the Litchfield Jail. He was convicted of burning 2 houses and a mill in Sharon, Conn. The sentence to be carried out by the County Sheriff, is for Thomas to be set upon the gallows with a rope around his neck for one hour, and then to be whipped on his naked body. Lynde Lord, Sheriff, attested on the back of the writ that the punishment had been carried out.
Writ to the Sheriff of the County of Hartford (Conn.) to collect monies from John Marsh, constable of New Hartford, Litchfield County, Conn. who was tax collector and neglected to make payment of said taxes to the state treasurer. The Sheriff is ordered to take John Marsh to the jail in Litchfield until he pays the Treasurer. Signed by John Lawrence, Treasurer.
Connecticut. Treasury Department. Writ
An order by A. Kingsbury, Conn. State Treasurer, issued to the Sheriff of Litchfield County, to seize the money or goods of Nathaniel Smith, who was constable of Litchfield and collector of state taxes of Litchfield in 1796 and has neglected to make payment of the taxes to the State Treasurer. On the back, Lynde Lord, Sheriff for Litchfield County, signs that the order has been executed.
Thomas Cookson writ
Writ to the Sheriff of Lancaster County, England to arrest Alexander Barret and bring him to the county court to answer a plea of trespass by Jacob Huber.
Writ, Goodsell, William vs. Dunbar, Charles
Writ (1970-36-0) dated April 15, 1834, between William Goodsell, of Harwinton, and Charles Dunbar, of Plymouth, regarding a debt of $15 Dunbar owed Goodsell for a horse trade that went badly.
Writ, Jacob Hall to Daniel Potter
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.
Writ, Johnston, James vs. Smith, Reuben
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.