Demurrer, circa 14 September 1843–A [JS v. Reynolds and Wilson–A]
and on behalf of JS, , , Lee Co., IL, ca. 14 Sept. 1843, JS v. Reynolds and Wilson–A (Lee Co., IL, Circuit Court 1844); handwriting of ; docket by , [, Lee Co., IL, ca. 14 Sept. 1843]; notation by Charles Chase, 15 Sept. 1843; two pages; microfilm of photostat in JS v. Joseph H. Reynolds and Harmon T. Wilson, 1843–1845, CHL.
And the said plaintiff by & says that the said defendants second is not sufficient in laws & according to the form of the statute in such case made & provided the said defts. shows to the court here the following causes of viz—
1st That the warrant as set forth in said defendants plea, which is alleged to have been issued by his Ex. Governor of the state of is not sufficient in law to authorize the arrest of said plaintiff—
2d It sets forth no authority sufficient in law to authorize the detention <detaining> in custody of said plaintiff by said at & within the <said> county of & state of . [1/3 page blank]
Also that the said plea is in other respects defective informal & insufficient—