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SAMUEL SPARROW ~ 
18TH-CENTURY CAPE BRETON ISLAND 

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1786 Supreme Court Session - Samuel Sparrow v Joseph White (S.C. 1786) (1) Debt (2) Praecipe (3) Capias (4) Affidavit & Account (5) Bail

[38a] ... Halifax ... Capias for Samuel Sparrow, Merchant, Against Joseph White of Ketch Harbour in the County of halifax Fisherman Trespass on the Case ... Damage ... By Oath for 36,, 8,,s 0d ... Issue 27th Nov 1786 ...

[38b] ... To the Sheriff ... We command you, that you take Joseph White of Ketch Harbour in the County of Halifax Fisherman ... so that you may have him before us in our Supreme Court at Halifax on the first Tuesday of April next to answer to Samuel Sparrow Merchant ... this Twenty fourth day of october in the twenty Seventh Year ... 1786 ... 

[38c]

D.r             Joseph White In Acc: [CureL?] with S Sparrow       C.r

1784 1784
Sept 28 to Your note on [Demd?] 38.5 - Oct 5. By 6 Qts fish ~ `3/~ 3:18~
1785 1785
Decem 4 To 20 Empty Battels     5 - Dec 4 By 11 Blls Cod fish - 15/ 8:5~
1786 1786
Octo 25 To De 5/     7. 10~ Aug 12 By Qts fish 13/ 6:10~
To Interest on this Acct.   }
Rep to S[?] Decem 1786 } Balance to D.r 36:8~

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  55: 1 55: 1~
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To Call[?] to Dec 1 1786 } Halifax [?ovemr] 28 1786
              Brt down   36.8 EE
[Signed] Sam Sparrow

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In the Supreme Court

         Between }  Samuel Sparrow  Plaintiff
                        }  Joseph White       Defendant

Samuel Sparrow of Halifax Merchant the plaintif in this Cause maketh Oath and Saith that the Defendant Joseph White Stands Justly and Truly Indebted to this Depondent in the within Sum [or?] Ballance of Thirty Six pounds; Eight Shillings Currency for the particulars and in manner and form as in the within Account is Set down which Account the Deponent Saith is Just and True in every particular for which Sum the Depondent has not, nor has any person or persons whatsoever for him received any payment or Satisfaction

Sworn before me this             }    [Signed] Sam Sparrow ...
27th Day of November 1786  }

[38d]

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Bail ... 16 April 1787

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... Joseph White is delivered to Bail in a Case Capias ...

[Source: Public Archives of Nova Scotia, R.G. 39 "C" [Hx], Volume 45, # 38]

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