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Date Original

1832 June 25

Description

This is a court subpoena for Emily Callaway. The court case, John Lawson Hemphill versus Mary Dickson, was held in Clark County. Emily Callaway was called as a witness for the defendant, Mary Dickson. The members of the lawsuit were all related to one another.

Biographical/Historical Note

Emily Callaway was born circa 1800 to John and Nancy Lawson Hemphill. John Hemphill was one of the original settlers in Clark County and established a salt refinery. Emily married Thomas Fish on July 4, 1821, but became a young widow upon his death. She married her second husband Jonathan O. Callaway on November 10, 1825. John Lawson Hemphill, Emily Callaway's younger brother, was born in 1814 to John and Nancy Lawson Hemphill. He never married and died March 30, 1835. Mary Dickson, mother of Nancy Lawson Hemphill, moved to Clark County, Arkansas, with the Hemphills in 1811, after she separated from her second husband James Dickson. She bought the first tract of land sold by the government in Clark County in 1820. She died at the age of ninety-one in 1843.

Transcription

[Side 2] Mary Dickson
v. Subpeona
John L. Hemphill
To September Term 1832
Emily Callaway
Execute the written subpeona by reading the same in
the presents[sic] of the written named Emily Callaway at her residence
in Caddo Township on the 5th July A.D. 1832
Sheriff fees for serving $.33
36 cir. mi. travel $1.08
$1.41
A.E. Thornton, Shff
C.C.A. T(?)

Physical Description

Document, 8" x 6"

Subjects

Judicial proceedings

Geographical Area

Greenville, Clark County (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.0001.0006a

Resource Type

Image

Collection

Small manuscript collection

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Court subpoena, John Lawson Hemphill v. Mary Dickson, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

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United States History

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Court subpoena, John Lawson Hemphill v. Mary Dickson

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