W. G. Smith & Saml. Smith Jr., Exc. of J. P. Smith Dec’d VS William A. Purvis.
Spring Term, 1867
William A. Purvis
Court Case - Abram Conlin to the use of W. G. Smith & Saml. Smith Jr., Exc. of J. P. Smith Dec’d VS William A. Purvis.
ANSON COUNTY, NC. MINUTE DOCKET, SUPERIOR COURT, 1868-1884, C.005. 30003
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NO. 27 Judgt Docket Petition to reinstate a burned record.
Upon the notice proved and evidence in this case it is declared by the court that a writ in Debt was duly signed and issued by the clerk of the Superior Court of law for Anson county at the initialed of the plaintiff against the Defendant for the sum of One hundred & fifty dollars and one hundred and twenty-five dollars damages for the detention thereof returnable to Spring Term 1867, that said writ was duly executed upon the defendant and returned that the Defendant did appear but said nothing in bar of plaintiff actions, that said suit was continued from said Term until fall Term 1867 when judgment final by default was rendered in favor of said plaintiff against said Defendant for the sum of $150, and $73 damages for the detention thereof beside the further sum of $12 for costs in that behalf expended that the record thereof was lodged in the office of the Clerk of the Superior Court of Law for the County aforesaid and that the said office containing the said
record was destroyed by fire on the 2nd day of April, A.D. 1868.
It is therefore ordered by the Court, in accordance with the provisions of an Act of Operably in said case made & provided that the above recited cause be reinstated on the judgment docket.
Judgment of the Court, that the plaintiff pay the cost of the petition to be taxed by the Clerk of the County.