Serving a "plea for trespass," in this case for an indebtedness of fifty pounds sterling owed Keating and James Simons by one Joseph Flann, as recorded in a partly printed document, completed in a clerk's hand and signed by Burke as a state judge and Huger as sheriff, 15 March 1785.

Oblong 4to. 1 page, seal intact; docketed on verso. Burke and Huger each had prominent associations with the South Carolina branch of the Society of Cincinnati, Huger serving as first vice-president and Burke publishing a widely circulated pamphlet warning that the organization would widen the division between "the patricians and the rabble." Folded; some browning, but very good. Item #47928

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