Docket Entry, circa 24 May 1842, Copy [State of Illinois v. C. L. Higbee]

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State of ) Slander and Defamation of Character.
Justice fees $1.62½)
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3 <​4​> Witnesses $2.00)
May 24, 1842. Upon the affidavit of Joseph Smith, a Warrant issued against for slander and defamation committed against the said Joseph Smith and his wife, at sundry times in the City of , and county of
May 24, 1842. Warrant executed by Lewis Robison constable, by bringing the forward. At request of complainant Subpoena issued for Margaret J. Nyman, Matilda Nyman and Sarah Miller, and was served by Constable Robinson. And the witnesses attended.
On hearing, the is required to give bail in the sum of Two Hundred Dollars, for his appearance at the next term of the Circuit Court for said , to answer said complaint.
Whereupon, the , and entered into bond accordingly.
State of Illinois) ss. [scilicet]
County of )
I, , Justice of the peace, do certify that the foregoing is a true copy from my Docket, of the proceedings in the above case.
September 1, 1842
J. P. L. S. [p. [1]]
State of
Filed in my office Septem 14th 1842
Clerk [p. [2]]


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    TEXT: “L. S.” (locus sigilli, Latin for “location of the seal”) enclosed in a hand-drawn representation of a seal.  

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    Docket and notation in handwriting of Jacob Davis.