Kirtland, Ohio. Halsted, Haines and County v. Granger and Carter: Joseph Smith had signed as surety along with twenty-nine others guaranteeing a promissory note from Halsted, Haines & County on September 1, 1837. The defendants, having been requested three times to attend court, failed to appear. The plaintiff recovered damages of $2,337.35 plus costs of $17.24. The defendants were ordered to pay their own costs of $0.77. Joseph Smith and others had signed two additional promissory notes to Halsted Haines & County on September 1,1837—one for $2,323.66 and the other for $2,395.57. These two promissory notes were not located and have no connection with this court case.