Certification, 3 July 1843–A [Extradition of JS for Treason]

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I Clerk of the Municipal Court of the City of , Illinois, do hereby certify, that the foregoing hereunto attached Papers & documents; to wit the foregoing Petition of Joseph Smith Senr & warrant from the of the State of , & Commission issued by Governor of the State of to , & the writ of , & the return of the said thereto, & endorsed thereon, are true Copies of the Papers & originals filed in this Court in the Case of Joseph Smith Senr, upon the Petition of said Smith for a discharge from arrest on Habeas Corpus, & that the foregoing is a true Copy of the true full & perfect record of the proceedings had in said Case. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand, and affixed the Seal of said Court, at the City of , Ills., this third day of July A.D. 1843.—
Clerk of the Municipal Court of the City of , Illinois.—
Seal of the Ct. put here.
This is a Copy Cert attached to the Copies documents therein mentd, & was under the great seal of the Ct., & delivered to the Lawyers of Joseph Smith Senr..— [p. [1]]


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    TEXT: The text that follows is enclosed in a hand-drawn representation of a seal.