Subpoena, 12 April 1844 [State of Illinois v. Colton on Habeas Corpus]

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State of Illinois)
City of )
The People of the State of
To A[ndrew] J. Higbee Benjamin Rolfe [blank] Nichols & A. D. Rhodes <​& ​> you are hereby commanded to appear before the Municipal Court of Said to be holden at the Mayors on Saturday the 13th Instant at one O,Clock P. M. then and there to testify and the truth to speak in a certain matter in Suit pending before Said court upon wherein A[ndrew] Colton is petitioner And this you are not to omit under the penalty which the Law requisits [illegible]
Given under my hand & Seal this 12th Day of April A.D. 1844—
I witness of thereof I h◊◊◊◊ h◊◊◊◊ <​Clerk of the Municipal Court ​>
[seal] [p. [1]]
A. J. Higbee
Benj— Rolfe
[blank] Nichols
A. D. Rhods
Duely Served on the within names by reading April 13th 1844
fees $1,50 [p. [2]]


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    Signature of Willard Richards.  

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    TEXT: Embossed seal, “MUNICIPAL COURT City of Nauvoo Il”.  

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    Docket and notation in handwriting of Dimick B. Huntington.