Docket Entry, between circa 23 and circa 24 November 1843 [State of Illinois v. Finch]

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Municipal Court
State of Illinois) ss. [scilicet]
City of )
On Habeus Corpus, November 23d. A. D. 1843.
Habeus Corpus $.50
<​allowed Sheriff—​> <​1.00​>
Docketing suit .12½
Subpoena ,25
Service on Subpoena ,94
Attachment issued ,25
Docket fee 3,00
Swearing Witnesses ,31 <​,43¾​>
Marshal’s fees 3,55
Associate Justi[c]es fees 15.00 <​13.75​>
<​Entering final Judgment​> <​25 <​25​>​>
Excution ,25
Costs— $24,30¼
This day came , and upon the reading and filing the petition for a writ of Habeus Corpus to be directed to one to have forthwith before the Municipal Court, the body of said , upon said Writ of Habeus Corpus: said Writ of Habeus Corpus was issued by the , in accordance with the prayer of the petitioner.
Friday Morning 10 o’clock November 24th 1843
Special Term.
Present Joseph Smith Chief Justice, Aldermen , , , , , and . Associate Justices,
The made his return on the original Writ, which Writ, with the return thereon is now on file.
made his return on the copy of the original writ served on him, with the body of the prisoner before the court, which copy with the return is now on file.
A copy of the commitment by which the commitment by which the was held in custody; together with the petition, are on file,
Then came the petitioner by his Attorney and moved the court to dispense with the errors of the original papers, and proceed to trial on the merits of the cause, which was objected to by the city Attorney . Court decided ther to hear the whole matter.
The City Attorney, , moved <​for​> a Nole prosequi. The court decided that the was out of his place, and <​that​> his motion could not be carried.
, Major Russel, , and sworn and testified: also , & Henry Marr. Sworn
Attachment was issued for Mrs Elvira Davis; but <​she was​> not found.
Court adjourned for dinner at 1¼. o clock P.M. until 3. Court met at 3 o’clock P.M. according to adjournment. As in the morning except . who was absent. [p. 89]
Municipal Court
State of Illinois) ss. [scilicet]
City of )
On Habeus Corpus, November 23d. A. D. 1843.
Habeus Corpus $.50
allowed Sheriff— 1.00
Docketing suit .12½
Subpoena ,25
Service on Subpoena ,94
Attachment issued ,25
Docket fee 3,00
Swearing Witnesses ,43¾
Marshal’s fees 3,55
Associate Justices fees 13.75
Entering final Judgment 25
Excution ,25
Costs— $24,30¼
This day came , and upon the reading and filing the petition for a writ of Habeus Corpus to be directed to one to have forthwith before the Municipal Court, the body of said , upon said Writ of Habeus Corpus: said Writ of Habeus Corpus was issued by the , in accordance with the prayer of the petitioner.
Friday Morning 10 o’clock November 24th 1843
Special Term.
Present Joseph Smith Chief Justice, Aldermen , , , , , and . Associate Justices,
The made his return on the original Writ, which Writ, with the return thereon is now on file.
made his return on the copy of the original writ served on him, with the body of the prisoner before the court, which copy with the return is now on file.
A copy of the commitment by which the was held in custody; together with the petition, are on file,
Then came the petitioner by his Attorney and moved the court to dispense with the errors of the original papers, and proceed to trial on the merits of the cause, which was objected to by the city Attorney . Court decided to hear the whole matter.
The City Attorney, , moved for a Nole prosequi. The court decided that the was out of his place, and that his motion could not be carried.
, Major Russel, , and sworn and testified: also , & Henry Marr. Sworn
Attachment was issued for Mrs Elvira Davis; but she was not found.
Court adjourned for dinner at 1¼. o clock P.M. until 3. Court met at 3 o’clock P.M. according to adjournment. As in the morning except . who was absent. [p. 89]
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