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Demurrer of John Sadler to the action of Robert Reade, and a summons in the same cause


From which it appears that on the 10th of June, anno 37 Elizabeth, at Stratford, one John Gybbes was grievously wounded on the head and other parts of his body in consequence of some large pieces of timber falling on him, insomuch that for some time he remained in a precarious state. John Sadler was his intimate friend and neighbour, and requested Robert Reade, a surgeon, to attend him. This he did, and cured Gybbes on the promise of 10£ from Sadler after the cure was effected, which sum he now refuses to pay, and hence the action