Habeas Corpus, 23 November 1843 [State of Illinois v. Finch on Habeas Corpus]
, Habeas Corpus, to City Marshal , , Hancock Co., IL, 23 Nov. 1843, State of IL v. Finch on Habeas Corpus (Nauvoo, IL, Municipal Court 1843); handwriting of ; witnessed by , 23 Nov. 1843; docket by , [, Hancock Co., IL, 23 Nov. 1843]; notation by , 24 Nov. 1843; docket and notation by , [24 Nov. 1843]; two pages; Nauvoo, IL, Records, CHL.
The people of the state of To the of said , Greeting:
Whereas application has been made before the Municipal court of said , that the body of , is in the custody of a constable of the county of , and aforesaid. These are therefore to command the said of said , to have the of body of the said , in his custody, detained as it is said, together with the day and cause of his capture and detention, by whatsoever name the said may be know or called, before the municipal court of said forwithwith [forthwith], to abide such order, as the said court shall make in this behalf: and further, if the said , or other Person, or persons, having said in custody shall refuse or neglect to comply with the provising of this writ, you, the of said , or other person authorized to serve the same, are hereby required to arrest, the person or persons so refusing or neglecting to comply as aforesaid, and bring him, or them together with the persons or persons, in his or their custody, forthwith before the municipal court aforesaid to be dealt with accor [p. ]