Subpoena, 14 September 1842 [State of Illinois v. C. L. Higbee]

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State of Illinois,) Sct. [scilicet]
WE COMMAND YOU TO SUMMON Margaret J. Nyman Matilda Nyman, Sarah Miller & if to be found in your , personally to be and appear before the Circuit Court of said , at the Court House, in , on the 3d day of October in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty two to testify, and the truth to speak, in relation to a certain matter in controversy, now depending in the said Court, between The People of of the State of —— Plaintiffs and —— [blank] Defendant[blank] at the instance of the said laying aside all pretences and excuses whatsoever, under penalty of what the law directs. And make due return of this writ, and of the manner in which you execute the same.
WITNESS, , Clerk of our said Circuit Court, at , this 14th day of September in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty-two
clerk. By D. C.
J. Gamble. Jr., Printer. . [p. [1]]
1st Day. No. [blank]
Pltffs SUBPOENA FOR Matilda J. Nyman et als IN THE CASE OF The People of the State vs
CIRCUIT COURT, Ill. TO October TERM, A. D. 1842
I have served the within writ by reading the same to the within named Margaret Neiman Matilda Neiman Sarah Miller Sept. 17th 1842
SHERIFF, Ill. by Henry Marks D,s,
I cannot in my find the within named [blank]
Sheriff’s Fees:
4Services of Subpoena $1,00
72 Miles travel 4 50
4 Returning Subpoena 50
Sheriff, ill by Henry Marks D,s, [p. [2]]


  1. 1

    TEXT: The form included a blank space in case “Defendant” needed to be made plural.  

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    Docket printed with manuscript additions in handwriting of M. Avise.  

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    Notations printed with manuscript additions presumably in handwriting of Henry Marks.