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Robert Hunter (Brig), 8 Jan 1848


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      Northern District of New York,-- Whereas a libel hath been filed in the district
      court of the United States of America, for the Northern District of New York,
On the twenty-fourth of December, in the year of our lord one thousand eight hundred and forty seven, by William B. Olds, Proctor, in behalf of Robert Kelley, Arnold Irons, John Cunnings, John W. Smith, and Jacob Schermethorn, mariners, against the Brig ROBERT HUNTER, her boats, tackle, apparel and furniture. Stating That in pursuance of an aggrement with Richard Moon, the master of the said Brig, The libellant Robert Kelley, on the 9th day in August last, went on board of said Brig in the capacity of first mate - from which time he faithfully performed the duties of that station thereon, until the eight day of December instant : That the libeltant Cunuuius in pursuance of a saimilar agreement. performed like services onboard of said brig from the seventeenth day of October last, until the fifteenth day of December last -That in like manner the libellant Smith was engaged on board of said brig from the fourteenth day of October last, until the eighth day of December instant : That in like manner the libellant Schernerhorn was engaged on board of said Brig from the twelfth day of August last, until the eleventh day of September last, and further stating and alleging that there IS due to tee liballants respectively for their aforesaid services as follows . To the Iibellant Robert Kelley, seventy-four dollars and fifty-nine cents. 'To the libellant Arnold Irons, eighty-three- dollars and thirty five cents, To the libellant John Cummings, twenty-eight dollars and sixty one cents. To the libellant John W. Smith, thirty-seven dollars and sixty-eight cents. To tile libellant Jacob Schernerhorn, ten dollars and ninety-three ceuts : And further stating that said several sums are wholly due and unpaid, and that the said master has omitted and neglected to pay the same. And praying the usuat process and monition of this Honorable Court, that all persons interested in the said Brig Robert Hunter, her boats, tackle, apparel and furniture, may be cited to answer the premises-and all due proceedings being had, that the same may be decreed to be sold and the proceeds thereof be distributed according to law. Therefore in pursuance of the said monition, under seal of the said Court, to me directed .and delivered, I do hereby give notice unto all persons generally, having any right, title or interest in or claims to the said Brig Robert Hunter, her boats, tackle, apparel and furniture, and to Richard Moon, the master of the said Brig in special, that they be and appear-before the said District Court to be held in and for the Northern District of New York, :at Auburn, on the twelfth day of January next, at 10 o'clock in the forenoon of that day, if the same be a day of Jurisdicton-ofhcrwise on the next day of Jurisdiction thereafter, then and there to answer the said libel, and to make their allegations in-that behalf. -Dated at Auburn, the twenty-fourth day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty-seven, and of the independence of the United State" of America the seventy -second.
      - JACOB GOULD, Marshal,
      C. A. \Valdron, Deputy Marshal.
      Wm. B. Olds, Proctor.

      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Saturday, January 8, 1848


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Libel
Date of Original:
1848
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McN.E.10963
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Robert Hunter (Brig), 8 Jan 1848