Transcribed by Jan Johnson Barnes
TSL&A Microfilm #50
Sumner County Clerk Minutes
Feb. 1843-June 1846
Tuesday morning 28th February 1843
The Hon'ble Thomas Maney Judge
J. W. Locke vs John S. Sanford & W. H. Winns -Motion- Thursday came the Plaintiff by his Attorney and filed in Open Court the following proceeding had before a Justice of the Peace to wit State of Tennessee Sumner County to any lawful officer to execute and return. You are hereby commanded to summon John S. Sanford & William H. Winns to appear before some Justice of the Peace for said County to answer J.W. Locke in a plea of debt due by note for $100. Given under my hand the 19th Jan, 1843.
R.M. Potts J.P.
I give judgment for the Plaintiff against the Defendants for fifty five Dollars with interest from the 23rd day of December 1842 and costs this 20th day of January 1843. R.M. Potts, J.P.$55.00 By the 25th of December next We promise to pay J.W. Locke on order fifty five dollars for the hire of a negro woman by the name of Clary with a young child until that time. We also bind ourselves to furnish said negro woman with two good suits of Summer clothing and one suit of woolen clothes for winter and pair of strong shoes, a pair of yarn stockings, a good Blanket and pay her Tax and Doctors Bill this 12th day of January 1842.
J.S. Sanford Seal
Wm. H. Winns Seal