Petition, circa 11 September 1838 [State of Missouri v. JS et al. for Riot]

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within and for the Counties of & , a sufficient number of troops to enable them to execute the law of the land and bring the offenders aforesaid to Justice. To this end your petitioner will ever pray &c.
15th September 1838)
William Dryden
Justice of the Peace
 
Executive Dept City of Jefferson
Sept 15th 1838
The Adjutant Genl
Sir
You will issue an order directed to Commanding the 3rd Division of the Militia of the , and direct him to cause a sufficient force of the Troops under his Command to aid the civil officers within the County of in executing such writs or process as may be legally within the province of their respective duties. And especially to furnish the officers charged with the service of the writ mentioned in the foregoing petition of William Dryden Justice of the peace of with a force sufficient to enable him to execute said process and bring the offenders to Justice.
Commander in Chief [p. [4]]
within and for the Counties of & , a sufficient number of troops to enable them to execute the law of the land and bring the offenders aforesaid to Justice. To this end your petitioner will ever pray &c.
15th September 1838)
William Dryden
Justice of the Peace
 
Executive Dept City of Jefferson
Sept 15th 1838
The Adjutant Genl
Sir
You will issue an order directed to Commanding the 3rd Division of the Militia of the , and direct him to cause a sufficient force of the Troops under his Command to aid the civil officers within the County of in executing such writs or process as may be legally within the province of their respective duties. And especially to furnish the officers charged with the service of the writ mentioned in the foregoing petition of William Dryden Justice of the peace of with a force sufficient to enable him to execute said process and bring the offenders to Justice.
Commander in Chief [p. [4]]
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