Appendix 1, Document 11. Court Ruling, 5 January 1843

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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OF THE .
—DECEMBER TERM, 1842.
BEFORE THE HONORABLE .
The following case was decided by , the district judge. Judge McLean does not attend the winter term in .
Ex Parte Joseph Smith, (the Mormon Prophet,) On Habeas Corpus.
& , counsel for Smith.
, attorney general, for the state of .
This case came before the court upon a return to a writ of habeas corpus, which was issued by this court on the 31st of December, 1842, upon a petition for a habeas corpus on the relation of Joseph Smith, setting forth that he was arrested and in custody of William F. Elkin, sheriff of , upon a warrant issued by the of the state of , upon a requisition of the of the state of , demanding him to be delivered up to the of , as a fugitive from justice; that his arrest, as aforesaid, was under color of a law of the [p. [121]]
OF THE .
—DECEMBER TERM, 1842.
BEFORE THE HONORABLE .
The following case was decided by , the district judge. Judge McLean does not attend the winter term in .
Ex Parte Joseph Smith, (the Mormon Prophet,) On Habeas Corpus.
& , counsel for Smith.
, attorney general, for the state of .
This case came before the court upon a return to a writ of habeas corpus, which was issued by this court on the 31st of December, 1842, upon a petition for a habeas corpus on the relation of Joseph Smith, setting forth that he was arrested and in custody of William F. Elkin, sheriff of , upon a warrant issued by the of the state of , upon a requisition of the of the state of , demanding him to be delivered up to the of , as a fugitive from justice; that his arrest, as aforesaid, was under color of a law of the [p. [121]]
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