Docket Entry, between circa 2 and circa 3 April 1844 [State of Illinois v. Greene et al.]

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called <​uttered​> rough words to the , while in discharge of the duties of his office in the city of , on the first day of April 1844; and the said threatened a good deal: when the ordered <​the​> police to arrest. said : and and his arrested him and took him before the Mayor. was a police officer, of the city of .
sworn. testified that he heard the order the arrest of . and ran to assist in the arrest. and did assist as stated by previous : and that threatened to make the us pay a smart for it, &c.
. <​Marshal of the city of ​> Sworn. Testified that on Saturday evening last, he made easton prisoner, on <​in​> the name of the people of the state of and the City of , to be tried as soon as circumstances would admit: Easton was secured by Henry Hoagland to appear <​for trial​> on Monday morning; On Monday Morning went to subpoena Mr Marr, when Hoagland to <​offered​> <​to​> surrender the prisoner, Easton, but refused to accept the surrender until they arrived at the Mayor’s ; waited at the until noon, but Easton did not arrive: received inteligence that had issued a warrant for Easton, when the Mayor ordered to bring the prisoner Easton. forthwith; went with , saw Easton. Easton said he had been arrested, but would rather go down to the Mayor’s for trial, put Easton in the hands of two police-men,— to be taken to the mayo[r]’s court.— A Warrant was presented for Mr Marr, which virily believes it was to hinder his testifying about Easton. said Let me read the warrant, and when he had read it, said that warrant does not say— “or some other justice” does it? replied to . “It is a damned lie.” said to [“]Dont use any impertinent language.” God damn you. who are you? who cares for you! I am here myself. go your way said . ordered to be arrested by the police, he was brought before the Mayor, Mayor refered the case to for trial, and was fined $10.00 and cost. for which, I <​​> supposed he was arrained here this day,
, sworn. Testified that the arrest was as the warrant. shows, and . said they had never arrested on any other occasion.
The ordinance was read showing the authority for arrest without process (Re[c]ords p. 13) [p. 92]
uttered rough words to the , while in discharge of the duties of his office in the city of , on the first day of April 1844; and the said threatened a good deal: when the ordered the police to arrest. said : and and his arrested him and took him before the Mayor. was a police officer, of the city of .
sworn. testified that he heard the order the arrest of . and ran to assist in the arrest. and did assist as stated by previous : and that threatened to make us pay a smart for it, &c.
. Marshal of the city of Sworn. Testified that on Saturday evening last, he made easton prisoner, in the name of the people of the state of and the City of , to be tried as soon as circumstances would admit: Easton was secured by Henry Hoagland to appear for trial on Monday morning; On Monday Morning went to subpoena Mr Marr, when Hoagland offered to surrender the prisoner, Easton, but refused to accept the surrender until they arrived at the Mayor’s ; waited at the until noon, but Easton did not arrive: received inteligence that had issued a warrant for Easton, when the Mayor ordered to bring the prisoner Easton. forthwith; went with , saw Easton. Easton said he had been arrested, but would rather go down to the Mayor’s for trial, put Easton in the hands of two police-men,— to be taken to the mayor’s court.— A Warrant was presented for Mr Marr, which virily believes was to hinder his testifying about Easton. said Let me read the warrant, and when he had read it, said that warrant does not say— “or some other justice” does it? replied to . “It is a damned lie.” said to “Dont use any impertinent language.” God damn you. who are you? who cares for you! I am here myself. go your way said . ordered to be arrested by the police, he was brought before the Mayor, Mayor refered the case to for trial, and was fined $10.00 and cost. for which, supposed he was arrained here this day,
, sworn. Testified that the arrest was as the warrant. shows, and . said they had never arrested on any other occasion.
The ordinance was read showing the authority for arrest without process (Records p. 13) [p. 92]
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