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Wednesday, March 21, 2012

"Case Ruling Against Henry Turner - 1875"

In Chancery Court at Fayetteville, Tennessee
E.P. REYNOLDS vs. Henry TURNER and others.
December Rules, 1875

In the above cause it appearing that spa to ans'r, and alias spa to ans'r have been issued for defendant Henry TURNER, to the county of Rutherford, State of Tennessee, and it appearing from the return of said sheriff, that defendant Henry TURNER is a non-resident of the State of Tennessee, and is said to be a resident of Evansville, Indiana.

On motion of complaint's counsel, and it appearing to the satisfaction of the Clerk and Master from the return of said Sheriff that said defendant Henry TURNER is a non-resident of the State of Tennessee.

It is therefore, ordered, that publication be made in the Fayetteville Observer, a newspaper published in the town of Fayetteville, for four consecutive weeks, commanding said defendant Henry TURNER to appear at or before the next term of the Chancery Court, to be held for the county of Lincoln, at the courthouse in the town of Fayetteville, on the first Monday in April, 1876, and plead answer or demur to complainant's bill, or the same will be taken for confessed, and set for hearing ex parte as to him.

A true copy, attest: D.W. CLARK, Clerk and Master
dec 16

Fayetteville Observer newspaper, 1 Apr 1876, pg. 2. Available online at ChroniclingAmerica website <http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn85033395/1876-01-06/ed-1/>

- Transcribed by Taneya Koonce

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