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System Number: 12147
Date: 11 March 1873
Author: Edmund Francis Davis and Benn Davis[1]
Place: London
Recipient: Anna Matilda Whistler[2]
Place: London
Repository: Library of Congress
Call Number: Manuscript Division, Pennell-Whistler Collection, PWC
Document Type: PD/Ms


THIS WRIT WAS ISSUED BY
EDMUND FRANCIS DAVIS AND BENN DAVIS,
OF NO. 6, CORK STREET, BURLINGTON GARDENS,
IN THE COUNTY OF MIDDLESEX,
ATTORNEYS FOR THE SAID PLAINTIFF
THE PLAINTIFF CLAIMs £6..0..9 FOR
DEBT, AND £2..5..0 FOR COSTS:
AND IF THE AMOUNT THEREOF BE PAID TO THE PLAINTIFF OR TO Her ATTORNEYs WITHIN FOUR DAYS FROM THE SERVICE HEREOF, FURTHER PROCEEDINGS WILL BE STAYED.
THE FOLLOWING ARE THE PARTICULARS OF PLAINTIFFS CLAIM:-

[on left:]
1866  }
Dec 3 }
to
1869 }
Feby 23 }

[on right:] To Balance of account for goods sold and deliveries by William Robert Markwell[3] (since deceased) to the Defendant full particulars of which have been delivered & exceed the folios
£64..0..9
21- 6- 11
[etc.]

[p. 2] VICTORIA, BY THE GRACE OF GOD OF THE UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND, QUEEN, DEFENDER OF THE FAITH,
TO G. [sic] A. M. Whistler
OF 2 Lindsay Row Old Chelsea IN THE County OF Middlesex

WE COMMAND YOU, THAT WITHIN EIGHT DAYS AFTER THE SERVICE OF THIS WRIT ON YOU, INCLUSIVE OF THE DAY OF SUCH SERVICE, YOU DO CAUSE AN APPEARANCE TO BE ENTERED FOR YOU IN OUR COURT OF COMMON PLEAS, AT WESTMINSTER, IN AN ACTION AT THE SUIT OF Fanny Marks[4] executrix of the last Will and testament of William Robert Markwell deceased AND TAKE NOTICE, THAT IN DEFAULT OF YOUR SO DOING, THE SAID Fanny Marks as such Executrix as aforesaid MAY PROCEED THEREIN TO JUDGEMENT AND EXECUTION.

WITNESS, SIR WILLIAM BOVILL[5], KNIGHT, AT WESTMINSTER, THE Eleventh DAY OF March IN THE YEAR OF OUR LORD ONE THOUSAND EIGHT HUNDRED AND SEVENTY-three

N. B. - THIS WRIT IS TO BE SERVED WITHIN SIX CALENDAR MONTHS FROM THE DATE THEREOF, OR, IF RENEWED, FROM THE DATE OF SUCH RENEWAL, INCLUDING THE DAY OF SUCH DATE AND NOT AFTERWARDS.


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Notes:

1.  Edmund Francis Davis and Benn Davis
Attorneys. This document must have been passed to James Anderson Rose (1819-1890), solicitor [more], and came with JW's papers to the Library of Congress. It is the first of a series of documents concerning the debt (#12147, #12151, #12118, #12128), which was settled on 7 August 1873 (#11972).

2.  Anna Matilda Whistler
Anna Matilda Whistler (1804-1881), née McNeill, JW's mother [more].

3.  William Robert Markwell
William Robert S. Markwell, patron [more].

4.  Fanny Marks
Fanny Marks (Mrs Edward Mansfield Marks), executrix of W. R. S. Markwell.

5.  SIR WILLIAM BOVILL
Sir William Bovill (1814-1873), MP for Guildford (1857) and Solicitor General (1866) [more].