Warrant, 3 February 1843, James Flack Copy [State of Illinois v. Goddard et al. on Habeas Corpus]

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State of Illinois) ss [scilicet]
The people of the State of to any Constable of of said Greeting—:
Whereas complaint hath been made before me one of the Justices of the Peace within & for the County of aforesaid upon the oath of Josiah Simpson of the City of & of the & aforesaid that one Stephen Goddard and one & one William Riely [Riley] late of the & aforesaid, did unlawfully assault & beat him the said Josiah Simpson of the County of aforesaid— These are therefore to command you forthwith to apprehend the said Stephen Goddard. & William Riley & bring them before me or some other Justice of the the peace to answer the premises and further be dealt with according to law
Given under my hand & Seal at the aforesaid this 3d day of Feby AD. 1843—
A True copy of the oridginal
J[ames] M. Flack
Const [p. [1]]
Feby. 3rd 1843
State of ) Copy Warrant
S. H. Goddard)
& Wm W. Reiley)
[p. [2]]


  1. 1

    TEXT: “LS” (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 James Sloan.