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18TH-CENTURY CAPE BRETON ISLAND 

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1787 Supreme Court Session - Samuel Sparrow v F. W. DesBarres (S.C. 1787) (1) Debt-Note (2) Praecipe (3) Attachment (4) Affidavit 

[27a]

Supreme Court of Halifax
Sparrow vs. Desbarres

I appear for Mary Cannon the Supposed factor or Trustee of this Dept who is Sued as an abscondly Debtor this 2te July 1788
                                                              R. J. Uniacke

[27b]

Halifax Ss
Supremen Court
Attachment for Samuel Sparrow Mercht agst Joseph Frederick Wallet DesBarres late of the Island of Cape Breton Esqt as a absent Debtor for 4041,, 0. and case Dam 5000 ... / Tuesday April 1788 
S. S. Blower ... Directed to the Sheriff of King's County ...

[27c]

Supreme Court  }  Samuel Sparrow plt
Halifax to wit    }  Joseph Frederick Wallet DesBarres Defendt

Samuel Sparrow of Halifax maketh Oath that Joseph Frederick Wallet DesBarres late of of the Island of Cape Breton Esquire is justly indebted to this Deponent in the sum of four thousand and forty one pound current Money of Nova Scotia on Sundry protested Bills of Exchange made and given by said DesBarres to this Deponent for valuable Considerations and protested for non payments, of which he hath received no part
Sworn the 30th day of October
1787 Before ....  
[Signed] Sam Sparrow [See also: October 30, 1787]

[27e] ... Attachment for Samuel Sparrow 
Mercht agst Joseph Frederick Wallet 
                                                ___________                                                 
DesBarres ... 4041 - 0 - 0 ... Dam 5000,, 0. 0

... Return 1 Tuesday April 1788 ...

                    Directed to the Sheriff of
                    Cumberland ...

[27f]

Samuel Sparrow ... maketh oath ... Sum of four thousand and forty one pounds ... sundry protested Bills of Exchange made and given by said DesBarres .... 
Sworn the 30th day of October
1787 Before ....

[Signed] Sam Sparrow [See also: October 30, 1787]

[27g]

... To the Sheriff our County of Cumberland ... Greeting. We Command you to attach the Goods, Chattles or the Estate of Joseph Frederick Wallet DesBarres late of the Island of Cape Breton Esquird an absent Debtor to the Value of four thousand Pounds .... to appear before our Justices of our Supreme Court, to be holden at Halifax on the first Tuesday of April next ... to answer the Suit of Samuel Sparrow Merchant ... for not paying him four thousand and forty one pounds currency due on his Several Bills of Exchange protested for nonpayment And returned to the Said Samuel ... this twenty third Day of October in the twenty seventh Year of our Reign ... 1787 ... 
S. S. Blowers
pblc Att.y ... Issued 30th Oct 1787 ...  

[Source: Public Archives of Nova Scotia, R.G. 39 "C" [Hx], Volume 50, # 27]

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