Wm A. Lyles' $186 Debt
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Almost 13 years after lending $186.10 to William A. Lyles, E.P. Verner called in the debt. We have no idea why William A. borrowed the money or whether he was able to pay back the $357.93 debt plus interest and costs.

In Common Pleas
No. 6
Roll No.
State of South Carolina
Oconee County
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E.P. Verner Plaintiff
vs
William A. Liles Deft
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Complaint for Money
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Keith & Verner
Plff's Attys
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(Original)
Filed 13 Decbr 1878
J. W. Stribling
CCP
State of South Carolina County of Oconee
In the Court of Common Pleas
E.P. Verner Plaintiff against William A. Liles Defendant

Complaint for Money

The Plaintiff above named complaining of the Defendant herein alleges--

1st That on the 12th day of November 1866, the Defendant gave to the Plaintiff his note under seal whereby he promised to pay to pay to the Plaintiff or bearer one hundred and eighty six 10/100 Dollars with intrest [sic] from the first day of January 1867, of which note the following is a copy. viz.

$186.10 12th day of Nov 1866
One day after date I promise to pay to E.P. Verner or bearer, one hundred and eighty six 10/100 Dollars value received with interest from 1st January next. Witness my hand and seal

William A. Liles (L.S.)

2nd That no part of said note has been paid.
Wherefore the plaintiff demands judgement against the defendant for the sum of [missing text].


State of South Carolina County of Oconee Court of Common Pleas
 
 
E.P. Verner Plaintiff vs William A. Liles Defendant
Complaint for Money

To William A. Liles Defendant above named

You are hereby summoned and required to answer the complaint annexed, and serve a copy of your answer on the subscribers at their office on the public square in Walhalla S.C. within twenty days after the service of this summons on you, exclusive of the day of service. If you fail to answer the complaint within that time, the plaintiff will take judgement against you for the sum of one hundred and eighty six 10/100 Dollars with intrest [sic] from the first day of January one thousand eight hundred and sixty seven, and the costs of this action.

Keith and Verner
Plaintiff's Attorneys
Walhalla, Oconee Cty
S.C.
Dec 13th 1878
J.W. Stribling
C.C.P.

I certify that I did in my own person on the 2 Jany 1879 serve defendant Wm A. Lyles personally with a copy of the within a copy of the within [repetition--sic] complaint and leave the same with him

Entry 40 J.H. Robins
Service 100 soc
Milage 110
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250

State of South Carolina County of Oconee Court of Common Pleas

E.P. Verner Plaintiff vs William Liles Defendant

Affidavit of No Answer

Personally appeared J.S. Verner of the firm of Keith & Verner, attys, for plaintiff in the above stated action, and makes oath: That the summons and complaint in this action has been served more than twenty days upon the Defendant herein, as appears by the certificate of the Sheriff of said County, upon the Complaint and summons, and that no answer or demurrer has been served upon the Plaintiff's attys--

Sworn to before J.S. Verner
me 8th day of March
1879 J.W. Stribling
CCP

Let the Plaintiff have judgment against the Defendant for the sum of three hundred and thirty three dollars and forty three cents and costs.

March 8th 1879
T.B. Fraser
Presiding Judge
Debt $333.43
Inst fr 8 Mar 1879
cost
Pltff $15.00
-?- Stribling
Trial $1.50 Filing P $3.00
Entg jugmt .25
seal on " .50
ree[?} " 1.00
" complt 1.25
seal on summons .50
[illeg.] .50 7.00
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Shff Robins 2.50 $24.50
2 Jany 1879 $357.93
 
Tax Cost 14 Mar 1879
J.W. Stribling
CCP