FYI - Currently selling on E-Bay is reported to be an original 1729 document wherein Jonathon Records of Little Compton recieved "a Plea of Debt" owed to John Wilcox (Son of Joseph) Cordwainer of Little Compton.
I am in no way associated with the Seller of this document, but have purchased two from him in the past and was pleased with the items & transaction.
The Seller's item discription is as follows: "This Authentic Colonial American Document of 1729 is on Hand Laid Paper and has a Papermakers Watermark and also has a Massachusetts Bay Colony Seal. This Document is in Absolutely Super Condition. We Command you to attach The Goods or Estate of Jonathon Records of Little Compton to the value of Twenty Eight Pounds and for want thereof to take the body of the sd and Safely Keep so that you have Him before Our Justices of our Interior Court of Common Pleas to be Holden at Bristol. Then & There to Answer to John Wilcox (Son of Joseph) Cordwainer of Little Compton IN A PLEA OF DEBT! Jonathon's Records ready to be produced in Court. On The Back Samuel Howland signs as Attorney for Plaintiff and Charles Church Sheriff Signs and States By Virtue of this Writ I then Attached The Dwelling House Defendent and Left a Summons as The Law Directs. 6 1/2 x 7 1/2" $6.35 for Insured Priority Mail. Satisfaction Always Guaranteed."