Subpoena, 23 February 1843 [Dana v. Brink]

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State of Illinois) ss [scilicet]
Hancock County)
City of )
The people of the state of To , Harvey Tate , , Mary D[e]uel
You are here commanded to appear <​before​> me at my in the city of , on the 2d day of March 1843, at 10 o’clock A. M. then and there to testify the truth, in a matter in suit wherein is plaintiff, and defendant, and this you are not to omit under the penalty of the law.
Given under my hand and seal this 23d day of Feb’y 1843.
Joseph Smith L.S.
Mayor of the city of . [p. [1]]
) ss.
This may certify that the within named persons have been duly notified by me.
Filed Oct. 5. 1843
clk. [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 in handwriting of William W. Phelps.  

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    Notation in handwriting of Charles Dana.  

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    Notation in handwriting of Jacob B. Backenstos.