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Your Orator. . Further Represent. . That all notices required by statute to be given, served or filed in order to establish a lien upon said premises have been given, served and filed as required by law.

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Your Orator .. Further Represent . . That .. he.. ha.. frequently requested the said....................................................

to pay the said sum of................................................

dollars, the balance due your orator. . from . .h. . . . as aforesaid, but the said

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..................................................ha. . . neglected and refused so to do; by means whereof your orator............ entitled to a mechanic's lien upon the said premises for the amount due your orator.. as aforesaid, under an act entitled "An act to revise the law in relation to Mechanics' Liens," approved and in force June 26, 1895.

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Your Orator .. Further Represent .. Upon information and belief that................................................................

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have or claim to have some interest in the said premises, as purchasers, mortgagees, judgment creditors, leesses, or otherwise, the precise nature whereof is unknown to your orator. .; but such interests, if any there be, have accrued since and are subject to the lien of your orator... as aforesaid.

Your Orator .. Further Show .. That within ten days after said contract was made with the said.................................., to-wit:

On the....................day of....................190.., and before commencing work thereunder,..........gave the said....................

the owner of said premises, a statement in writing, under oath, of the names and addresses of all parties having sub-contracts for specific portions of the work or for material, and of the amount to become due each, and when, and of all such sub-contracts as were not then let, the names and addresses of those who had made bids or proposals for the same or for material, and the respective amounts of such bids or proposals, and, within ten days after the same were accepted, the amount thereof.

(6)Your Orator .. Further Show .. That on the................

day of.................... 190..,..........filed with the Clerk of the

Circuit Court of said County of....................in which said premises and improvements are situated, a claim for lien for the amount so due your orator.. as aforesaid, consisting of a statement of your orator. . contract, the date the same was made, and when completed, the balance due after allowing all credits, a sufficiently correct description of the said real estate to pass the title thereof by deed of conveyance, and verified by the affidavit of......

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Your Orator .. Further Represent .. That the Clerk of the Circuit Court of said County, when such claim for lien for the amount so due your orator.., was filed for a lien indorsed thereon, the date of such filing, to-wit: the.....................day of .................... A. D. 190.., and made an abstract thereof in a book kept for that purpose, properly indexed, containing the name.. of your orator.. as the person.. filing the lien, the amount of the lien, to-wit:......................................dollars, the date of filing, to-wit, on the..................day of................

A. D. 190.., the name of the person, to-wit: the said......................

...................................., against whom the lien was filed, and a description of the above described premises, charged with your orators' lien; as by the iBcords of the office of the said Circuit Court in that behalf, or a certified copy of the same ready to be produced in Court on the hearing of this cause, as well as by a copy thereof hereto attached and made a part of this bill, marked "Exhibit C," will more fully appear.

Forasmuch, Therefore, As your orator............without remedy in the premises except in a court of equity; and to the end that the said

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(6) If a statement has not been filed with the Clerk of the Circuit Court, this and the subsequent allegations may be erased.

who are made parties defendant to this bill, may be required to make full, direct and perfect answer to the same, but not under oath, the answer under oath being hereby expressly waived; that an account may be taken in this behalf under the direction of this Court; that your orator.. may be decreed to be entitled to a lien upon the said premises for the amount due your orator.. under the said contract, in pursuance of the statute in such case made and provided, and that the defendant......................................

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may be decreed to pay your orator.. the amount due on said contract, with interest thereon, by a short day to be fixed by the Court, and that in default of such payment the said premises may be sold as the Court may direct, to satisfy such amount, interest and costs; that in case of such sale, and a failure to redeem therefrom pursuant to law, the defendants and all persons claiming through or under them, after the commencement of this proceeding may be forever barred and foreclosed of all right or equity of redemption of the said premises; and that your orator.. may have such other and further relief in the premises as equity may require, and to your honor.. shall seem meet.

May it Please Your Honor. . To grant the people's writ of summons in chancery, directed to the sheriff of said County of....................

commanding him that he summon the defendants........................

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to appear before this Honorable Court on the first day of the next............

term thereof, to be held at the court house in.................... in the

County of .................... aforesaid, then and there to answer this bill, etc.

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Solicitor for Complainant..

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