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Document “ A” *** Noteable Judge Robert Yates, the judge in this case, was a contemporary of Alexander Hamilton and was sent to Philadelphia with Hamilton to represent NY State in the re-writing of the articles of Confederation in 1776, the convention that led to the US Constitution.Yates an anti federalist, returned to NY early on and did not remain to write and sign the final Constitution.Writ of Trespass, Writ of Habeas Corpus NY City/ County 1796(Common English Tort Law of the time) Written in quill pen and ink on parchment.Document size is :10 in by 3 inExterior Fold Side 1:Filed 20th April 1796Interior: Affixed ;True wax seal, protected by a 1 ½ x 1 ⅝ in piece of parchment;The People of the State of New York , by the Grace of God, free and Independent, to the Sheriff of the City and County of New York, Greeting,We command you that you take John Blagge, if he may be found in your Bailiwick and him safely keep, so that you may have his body before us in our Supreme Court of Judicature , to be holden at the City of New York, on the third Tuesday of April next, to answer unto John Atkinson in a Plea of Trespass; and also to the Bill of the said John Atkinson against the said John Blagge for Three Thousand Pounds upon Promises, according to the custom of our said Court. Before us to be exhibited; and have you then there this Writ: Witness Robert Yates Esquire, Chief Justice at the City of New York this thirtieth day of January, in the Twentieth year of our Independence.--- Fairlie.Wm Johnson AttyExterior Fold Side 2:Supreme Court } CapsJohn Atkinson VS.John BlaggeWm Johnson AttyI promise to appear at the return of the written Writ, and pray the Court to enter my appearance accordingly. Blagge ( Signature)Before CarpersJ.J. Langsing SheriffDocument “ B” *** Noteable very early example of use of a typewriter,the first patient for which was issued in 1714 *****NOTE NOT a 1738 document Writ of NY City/ County 1801(Common English Tort Law of the time)Document size is :10 ⅞ in by 3 ½ inExterior Fold Side 1:Received in the Sheriff's office on July 13th , 01 at ½ past 1 P.K (Written in quill pen and ink on parchment.)Interior: (Written in quill pen and ink on parchment to fill in form produced by print/type writing on parchment)Affixed ;True wax seal, image of Lady Justice with scales protected by a 1 ¾ starburst shaped piece of parchment;The People of the State of New York, to the Sheriff of the City and County of New York, Greeting,We command you, that the goods and chattels of Alexander Cavet, in your Bailiwick, you cause to be made Four Thousand Dollars of debt, which John McKillop , lately in our Supreme Court of Judicature, before our Justices at the City of New York, recovered against the said Alexander Cavet, which the same Court were adjudged to the said, John McKillop for his damages which he had sustained as well as by occasion of the detention of that debt, as for his costs and charges by him about his suit in this behalf expended, whereof the said Alexander Cavet is convicted as appears to us of record. And if sufficient goods and chattels of the said Alexander Cavet cannot be found in your Bailiwick whereof you can cause to be made the debt and damages aforesaid, that then you cause the same to be made of the lands and tenements in your Bailiwick, whereof the said Alexander Cavet was seised on the twenty sixth day of June in the Year of our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and One or at any time afterwards , in whose hands soever the same may be. And that you have those monies before our Justices of the Supreme Court of Judicature , at the City-Hall of the City of New York on the third Thursday of July next to render unto the said John McKillop for the debt and damages aforesaid ; and have you then there this Writ. Witness, John Lansing Grew Esquire, Cheif Justice at the City of New York,the Second day of May in the Year of our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and OneFairlie & BloodgoodS. Jones (XXX) Att’yExterior Fold Side 2: (Written in quill pen and ink on parchment.)Sup: Court } fifa John McKillop VS.Alexander Cavet } beftJ Jones Jus.Beft $ 4000(XXX) 14.621738Levy $2000Cont 14.62$2014.62Document “ C” *** Noteable Again Judge Robert Yates, the judge in this case, was a contemporary of Alexander Hamilton and was sent to Philadelphia with Hamilton to represent NY State in the rewriting of the articles of Confederation in 1776, the convention that led to the US Constitution.Yates an anti federalist, returned to NY early on and did not remain to write and sign the final Constitution.Writ of Summons, Writ of Trespass, Writ of Habeas CorpusNY City/ County 1796(Common English Tort Law of the time) Written in quill pen and ink on parchment.Document size is :10 ⅛ in by ( cut unevenly) 2 ⅞ in varying to 3 ⅛Exterior Fold Side 1:Supreme Court } CapsJacob Sebor VsDaniel Cotton Wm Johnson Atty( Smudged XXX epi Corpen)J.J. Lansing Sheriff Filed 20th April 1796Interior: Affixed ;True wax seal, protected by a 1 ⅞ x 1 ⅜ inch piece of parchment;The People of the State of New York , by the Grace of God, free and Independent, to the Sheriff of the City and County of New York, Greeting,We command you that you take Daniel Cotton , if he may be found in your Bailiwick and him safely keep, so that you may have his body before us in our Supreme Court of Judicature , to be holden at the City Hall at the City of New York, on the third Tuesday of April next, to answer unto Jacob Sebor in a Plea of Trespass; and also to the Bill of the said Jacob Sebor against the said Daniel Cotton for Two Thousand Pounds upon Promises, according to the custom of our said Court. Before us to be exhibited; and have you then there this Writ: Witness Robert Yates Esquire, Chief Justice at the City of New York this thirtieth day of January, in the Twentieth year of our Independence.--- Fairlie.Exterior Fold Side 2:This side of the document is blank.Document “ D” *** Noteable Again Judge Robert Yates, the judge in this case, was a contemporary of Alexander Hamilton and was sent to Philadelphia with Hamilton to represent NY State in the re-writting of the articles of Confederation in 1776, the convention that led to the US Constitution.Yates an anti federalist, returned to NY early on and did not remain to write and sign the final Constitution.Writ of Summons, Writ of Trespass, Writ of Habeas CorpusNY City/ County 1796(Common English Tort Law of the time) Written in quill pen and ink on parchment.Document size is :10 inches by 3 inchesExterior Fold Side 1:Supreme Court } CapsJacob Sebor VsRuben Smith &Nathan Strong Wm Johnson AttyCepri Corpns To Rubin Smith Nathan Strong , not foundJ.J. Lansing Sheriff Filed 20th April 1796Interior: Affixed ;True wax seal, protected by a 1 ⅞ x 1 3/4 inch piece of parchment;The People of the State of New York , by the Grace of God, free and Independent, to the Sheriff of the City and County of New York, Greeting,We command you that you take Rubin Smith and Nathan Strong, if they may be found in your Bailiwick and them safely keep, so that you may have their Bodies before us in our Supreme Court of Judicature , to be holden at the City Hall at the City of New York, on the third Tuesday of April next, to answer unto Jacob Sebor in a Plea of Trespass; and also to the Bill of the said Jacob Sebor against the said Reuben Smith and Nathan Strong for Two Thousand Pounds upon Promises, according to the custom of our said Court. Before us to be exhibited; and have you then there this Writ: Witness Robert Yates Esquire, Chief Justice at the City of New York this thirtieth day of January, in the Twentieth year of our Independence.--- Fairlie.Exterior Fold Side 2:This side of the document is blank.

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1700’S ASSORTED WRITS YATES NY

Estimate $80 - $150Sep 17, 2016