Petition, 19 November 1842 [City of Nauvoo v. Brown]

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State of Illinois)
City of )
To the Justices of the Municipal Court of the City of .
Whereas George Brown—— of said being under Arrest illegally, and in the custody of by virtue of a Writ issued by —— of said , <​I ​> do hereby apply to the Municipal Court of said , and pray that they may grant me a Writ of Habeas Corpus in pursuance of a provision in the City Charter, and an Ordinance in pursuance of said provision, that I <​He​> may be entitled to the privilege of showing to your Honors the insufficiency of the Writ and the utter groundlessness of the charge preferred in said Writ, which charges me <​him​> with Larceny.—— [1/4 page blank] where as I <​He​> shall be able to prove before your Honors that said charge is unfounded in fact, as Deponent believes.
And Petitioner as in duty bound will Pray.——
for and on behalf of the said George Brown.—
, Illinois
Novr. 19th. 1842.
Subscribed and Sworn to before me, this 19th. day of Novr. 1842. in said .—
, Clerk of the Municipal Court in said .
the copy of said Writ doth hereby follow [p. [1]]
State of Illinois)
City of )
To the Justices of the Municipal Court of the City of .
Whereas George Brown—— of said being under Arrest illegally, and in the custody of by virtue of a Writ issued by —— of said , I do hereby apply to the Municipal Court of said , and pray that they may grant me a Writ of Habeas Corpus in pursuance of a provision in the City Charter, and an Ordinance in pursuance of said provision, that He may be entitled to the privilege of showing to your Honors the insufficiency of the Writ and the utter groundlessness of the charge preferred in said Writ, which charges him with Larceny.—— [1/4 page blank] where as He shall be able to prove before your Honors that said charge is unfounded in fact, as Deponent believes.
And Petitioner as in duty bound will Pray.——
for and on behalf of the said George Brown.—
, Illinois
Novr. 19th. 1842.
Subscribed and Sworn to before me, this 19th. day of Novr. 1842. in said .—
, Clerk of the Municipal Court in said .
the copy of said Writ doth hereby follow [p. [1]]
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