Appendix 1, Document 5. Arrest Warrant, 31 December 1842

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state to be affixed. Done at the City of this 31st day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand Eight hundred and forty two and of the Independence of the the Sixty seventh
[seal]
By the Governor
,
Secretary of state
Executed this writ immediately after receiving it, by arresting and taking into my Custody the within named Joseph Smith— and soon thereafter and on the same day, to wit, the 31st day of December 1842 was servd with a writ of Habe[page torn] Corpus, issued by the Circuit Court of the for the district of , Commanding me to shew by what authority I held the said Joseph Smith in Custody— to which [page torn] of Habeas Corpus, I returned that I detained the said Joseph Smith by virtue of the within Warrant— And thereupon the said Circuit Court took into its custody the said Joseph Smith and appointed the 4th. day of January 1843 for the hearing of said Cause—
And afterwards to wit: the 4th. day of January 1843 said cause was heard by said , and the said Joseph <​Smith​> discharged from the arrest of this writ— all of which will more fully appear by reference to the Records of said Circuit Court
William F. Elkin Shff S.C.
January 6th. 1843. [p. [2]]
state to be affixed. Done at the City of this 31st day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand Eight hundred and forty two and of the Independence of the the Sixty seventh
[seal]
By the Governor
,
Secretary of state
Executed this writ immediately after receiving it, by arresting and taking into my Custody the within named Joseph Smith— and soon thereafter and on the same day, to wit, the 31st day of December 1842 was servd with a writ of Habe[page torn] Corpus, issued by the Circuit Court of the for the district of , Commanding me to shew by what authority I held the said Joseph Smith in Custody— to which [page torn] of Habeas Corpus, I returned that I detained the said Joseph Smith by virtue of the within Warrant— And thereupon the said Circuit Court took into its custody the said Joseph Smith and appointed the 4th. day of January 1843 for the hearing of said Cause—
And afterwards to wit: the 4th. day of January 1843 said cause was heard by said , and the said Joseph Smith discharged from the arrest of this writ— all of which will more fully appear by reference to the Records of said Circuit Court
William F. Elkin Shff S.C.
January 6th. 1843. [p. [2]]
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