Venire Facias, 18 February 1842 [JS v. Shearer]

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State of Illinois) ss. [scilicet]
County of )
, one of the Justices of the peace in and for the said County of to the Sheriff of said county Greeting:
Whereas complaint is made to me by Joseph Smith of the county of State of for forcible ditainer of the lands and tenements of the said Joseph Smith. You are therefore commanded on behalf of the State of to cause to come before me upon the 26t day of February A.D. 1842, at the hour of 2 o’clock P.M. at my office in in the said , twelve good and lawful men of the , to inquire upon their oaths into the forcible detainer aforesaid. Given under my hand and seal the 18t day of February <​A.D.​> 1842,
J. P. L. S. [p. 110]


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