to law; and herin fail not, and bring this writ with you.
Witness, , Clerk of the Municipal Court at this 30th day of June in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty three
I , the within named, do hereby return this writ, with the body of Joseph Smith, Senior, with the following cause of Caption and detention to wit: The within named Joseph Smith was arrested on a warrant issued by the of the State of by one , a Constable of in the State of on the 23d day of June A. D. 1843 a copy of which warrant is hereunto annexed and marked letter <A> and delivered over to my custody as directed by said writ. The person of said Smith was, on said 23d of June in the County of & State of , by the said delivered over to my custody, and that I received and detained the said Smith in my custody by virtue of a certain warrant of Attorney issued by the of the State of a copy of which is hereto annexed, and marked letter <B>, directing me to receive the said Smith, and convey him to and deliver him to the Sherriff of in the State of & that the within detention referred to, is the same referred to and none other.
, June 30th A. D. 1843
Know ye that I , Governor of the State of having full trust and confidence in the integrity and abilities of do hereby constitute and appoint him as the Agent of the said State of . to proceed to the State of , for the purpose of receiving from the proper authorities of that , one Joseph Smith, Junior, charged with treason by him committed against the State of , and as having fled from justice to the State of and I do hereby authorize and direct said to convey said Joseph Smith, Junr from the State of and deliver him to the custody of the Sherriff of in the State of .
In testimony whereof, I have hereunto set my hand, and caused to be affixed the great seal of the State of Done at the City of this 13th day of June in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty three, by the Governor,