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System Number: 12122
Date: 15 August 1877
Author: Richard Wright[1]
Place: London
Recipient: JW
Place: London
Repository: Library of Congress
Call Number: Manuscript Division, Pennell-Whistler Collection, PWC K2
Document Type: PD/Ms[2]


Rodway[3] vs Whistler
NO. E 0_____
THIS SUMMONS WAS SERVED PERSONALLY ON THE DEFENDANT.
ON THE     DAY OF     1877
BY
              
BAILIFF.

IF YOU PAY THE DEBT AND COSTS, AS PER MARGIN ON THE OTHER SIDE, INTO THE REGISTRARS OFFICE, WITHIN SIXTEEN DAYS AFTER THE SERVICE OF THIS SUMMONS, [...]

[p. 2] NO. OF PLAINT E 01286
16. - DEFAULT SUMMONS. UNDER SEC. 1 OF THE "COUNTY COURTS ACT, 1875."
IN THE BROMPTON COUNTY COURT OF MIDDLESEX, HOLDEN AT THE COURT HOUSE, WHITEHEAD'S GROVE, CHELSEA, IN THE SAID COUNTY.
BETWEEN Lewis Rodway PLAINTIFF,
216, Fulham Road S. W.
Cheesemonger
AND
James Mac Niel [sic] Whistler DEFENDANT,
96, Cheyne Walk
Chelsea

[circular stamp:] COUNTY COURT OF MIDDLESEX / [crown] / BROMPTON

"ISSUED BY LEAVE OF THE REGISTRAR." TAKE NOTICE, THAT, UNLESS WITHIN SIXTEEN DAYS AFTER THE PERSONAL SERVICE OF THIS SUMMONS ON YOU, INCLUSIVE OF THE DAY OF SUCH SERVICE, YOU RETURN TO THE REGISTRAR OF THIS COURT, AT THE COURT HOUSE, WHITEHEAD'S GROVE, CHELSEA, THE NOTICE GIVEN BELOW, DATED AND SIGNED BY YOURSELF OR YOUR SOLICITOR, YOU WILL NOT AFTERWARDS BE ALLOWED TO MAKE ANY DEFENCE TO THE CLAIM WHICH THE PLAINTIFF MAKES ON YOU, AS PER MARGIN, THE PARTICULARS OF WHICH ARE HEREUNTO ANNEXED; BUT THE PLAINTIFF MAY, WITHOUT GIVING ANY FURTHER PROOF IN SUPPORT OF SUCH CLAIM THAN THE AFFIDAVIT FILED IN COURT HEREIN, PROCEED TO JUDGMENT AND EXECUTION. IF YOU RETURN SUCH NOTICE TO THE REGISTRAR WITHIN THE TIME SPECIFIED, THE REGISTRAR WILL SEND YOU BY POST NOTICE OF THE DAY UPON WHICH THE ACTION WILL BE TRIED.

  £ s. d.
CLAIM ……… 18 18 4
FEE FOR PLAINT ……… 1 1 -
SOLICITOR'S COSTS……    19
TOTAL AMOUNT OF DEBT AND COSTS} 20 18

 

DATED THIS 15th DAY OF August 1877.
TO THE DEFENDANT.      RICHARD WRIGHT, REGISTRAR OF THE COURT. [...]


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Notes:

1.  Richard Wright
Richard Thomas Wright (1846-1931), barrister, Registrar of Brompton County Court of Middlesex [more].

2.  PD/Ms
'32' is written in the upper left hand corner of p. 1, in another hand. The legal documents on each case were given the same number, possibly by James Anderson Rose (1819-1890), solicitor [more].

3.  Rodway
Lewis or Louis Rodway, Chelsea cheesemonger and poulterer [more].