Wake County, North Carolina Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions:
SMITH vs. RIGSBEE
Attachment Levied on Negro Boy Named Eadom
The Raleigh Register and North Carolina Gazette
Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina
August 6, 1841 It appearing to the satisfaction of the court, that Edward Rigsbee, the defendant in this case, is not an inhabitant of this state, it is therefore ordered by the court, that publication be made in the Raleigh Register, for six weeks successively, notifying the said defendant that he be and appear before the Justices of our next Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, to be held for said county, at the Court-House in Raleigh, on the 3d Monday in August next, then and there to replevy and plead to issue, otherwise , judgment by default will be granted against him, and the property levied upon condemned to the plaintiff's use. Witness, Alfred Williams, Clerk of said Court at Office in Raleigh, the 3d Monday in May, 1841.