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**John Faucheraud Grimke Partially Printed Document Signed dated: 16 October 1788 [Charleston, South Carolina], Warrant for the sheriffs of South Carolina to "attach the Body of John Todd" to answer the lawsuit of Rebecca Fowle, executrix of Richard Fowle. Signed by Pringle as a justice of the Court of Common Pleas. Also signed by John Parker for John and Thomas Parker, plaintiff's attorneys.
One page, on laid paper with embossed paper seal over wax, W13 1/4" L8"

Provenance: Kenneth Rendell, c.1970s
Dr. & Mrs. C.G. Hopper, Jr. Collection

Other Notes: John Faucheraud Grimke (1752-1819), American-born, was an associate and senior associate Justice of South Carolina's Court of Common Pleas and General Sessions from 1783 until his death. He was intendant (mayor) of Charleston for two terms, from 1786-8. His grandfather was John Paul Grimke (1713-1791) prominent Huguenot jeweler and silversmith in Charleston whose work was said to rival that of Paul Revere.

John Parker (1759-1832) was a member of the Continental Congress and his brother Thomas (1760-1820) served as the United States District Attorney for South Carolina from 1792-1820.

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