Docket Entry, circa 4 February 1843 [State of Illinois v. Goddard et al. on Habeas Corpus]
Docket Entry, [, Hancock Co., IL], ca. 4 Feb. 1843, State of IL v. Goddard et al. on (Nauvoo, IL, Municipal Court 1843); Nauvoo Municipal Court Docket Book, 17–19; handwriting of ; CHL. Includes notations by , [, Hancock Co., IL], ca. 25 Feb. 1843, ca. 27 Apr. 1843, and ca. 3 July 1843.
February 4th. 1843. A Petition was presented by & on behalf of the Defendants, who were prisoners in custody of Constable, as also a copy of the Warrant under which they were detained in Custody, to the Municipal Court, praying that a Writ of Habeas Corpus do issue to bring them before said Court, the Warrant was issued by J. P. & dated feby. 3rd. 1843. & was obtained by Josiah Simpson, against Defts upon a charge of their having unlawfully assaulted & beaten him, at the County of , state of ,— which Petn., & Copy Warrant, are filed.
Feby. 4th 1843.— A Writ of Habeas Corpus was issued by Clerk of the Court, directed to the , & returnable forthwith,— fees 50¢.— Trial Ordered to take place at 6 OClock p. m. and the to notify the Justices.
Same day.— Subpoena issued, directed to the , & returnable forthwith, for John Lambert, Charity Riley, Lorain Farr, George McKenzie, , , , William Whitehead, & James Smithis. which Subpoena was returned endorsed “served by reading to John Lambert fees 17¢.— George McKenzie do 22¢.— Charity Riley do 12½¢.— Loren Farr do 12½¢.— do 17¢.— do 17¢.— Wm Whitehead do 22½¢.— James Smithis 22¢. $1.42 Const..—
Same day.— Subpoena issued at request of Prosr, directed to the , for Samuel White, , Starling, <Driggs> Samuel Morton, Joshua Simpson, Blakely Anderson, John Smith, Andrew Smith, William Smith, Henry Morton, Edward Cutler, L— Nurse, Clarke Foster, Jackson Clothier, & . which Subpoena was returnable forthwith, and was returned endorsed “Blakely Anderson, John P. Smith, Saml Morton, Henry Morton, Saml White, Starlin Driggs, Edwin Cutler, Clark Foster, White. The within served on the above named Persons. Fees $2,25.— , Marshal.
Same day.— Writ of Habeas was returned, endorsed, “The within Writ served, and the Municipal Court notified to convene at the Mayors office at 6 oClock P. M. Feby. 4th. inst, fees $1,50. , Marshal Aldermen , , , & not attending, the Court present ordered [p. 17]