Docket Entry, circa 13 June 1844 [State of Illinois v. H. Smith et al.]

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Municipal Court.
State of Illinois)
City of )
. , , , , & on Habeus corpes June 13[th] 1844.
Docketing suit $ [.]12½
Habus Corpes .50
Servic[e] on H. C. .27½ <​.55​>
Subpoena .25
se[r]vice on Subpo[e]na .30
3 witnsses fees 1.50
Swearing 2 witness .12½
Justices fees 7.75
Entering Final Judgt [.]25
11.35½
Exceution— .25
11.60
attendig cout 1
12.60
<​entering return​> <​12½​>
<​’s service​> <​[.]50​>
<​13.22½​>
This
This day came . . . , & before the court and upon the reading and filing the petition for a writ of Habus corpus to be dircted to one . to have the Bodies of said Petitione[r]s before the court. The court ordered a writ of Habeus corpus to be granted according to the payes [prayers] of the petitioners Subpoena issued.
Habus corpus served by H. C. [high constable]— and retur[ne]d theron the prisoners before the court, all on file. Made his retu[r]n on the copy of the warrant form— . J. P. all on file.
read Kents [James Kent’s] commentaries p. 26.— Cou[r]t gave leave to amend the writ and insert the names of . . . , . . &
Counsellor read. [William] Blackstone. 4. 6 page 4. vol 2.
The Resolution of the City Council declaring the printing Establishment of the Nauvoo Expositor a as Nuisance was read.
The order of the <​Mayor​> to the to Execute the resolution of the council— and also, of the Lieut General’s order to the to assist the in de[s]troying Said Press.— spoke in his defence.
, Marshal, <​Adison Evertt [Addison Everett]​> Sworn, was present at the destru[c]tion of the Printing establishment of the Nauvoo Expositor on the 10[th] inst by order of the .— calld upon the people to keep quiet and make no noise. All was done qu[i]etly, the prosecutors Made more noise than all the rest of the company. and threatened a total overthow of life and propety in this place within 10 days—
James Jackson. sworn. confirmd previous testimony, never saw business done with less disturban[c]e in his life.—
Present Joseph Smith Chief justice. , , and associate Justices, [p. 111]
Municipal Court.
State of Illinois)
City of )
. , , , , & on Habeus corpes June 13[th] 1844.
Docketing suit $ .12½
Habus Corpes .50
Service on H. C. .55
Subpoena .25
service on Subpoena .30
3 witnsses fees 1.50
Swearing 2 witness .12½
Justices fees 7.75
Entering Final Judgt .25
11.35
Exceution— .25
11.60
attendig cout 1
12.60
entering return 12½
’s service .50
13.22½
This day came . . . , & before the court and upon the reading and filing the petition for a writ of Habus corpus to be dircted to one . to have the Bodies of said Petitioners before the court. The court ordered a writ of Habeus corpus to be granted according to the payes [prayers] of the petitioners Subpoena issued.
Habus corpus served by H. C. high constable— and returned theron the prisoners before the court, all on file. Made his return on the copy of the warrant form— . J. P. all on file.
read Kents [James Kent’s] commentaries p. 26.— Court gave leave to amend the writ and insert the names of . . . , . . &
Counsellor read. [William] Blackstone. 4. 6 page 4. vol 2.
The Resolution of the City Council declaring the printing Establishment of the Nauvoo Expositor a Nuisance was read.
The order of the Mayor to the to Execute the resolution of the council— and also, of the Lieut General’s order to the to assist the in destroying Said Press.— spoke in his defence.
Adison Evertt [Addison Everett] Sworn, was present at the destruction of the Printing establishment of the Nauvoo Expositor on the 10[th] inst by order of the .— calld upon the people to keep quiet and make no noise. All was done quietly, the prosecutors Made more noise than all the rest of the company. and threatened a total overthow of life and propety in this place within 10 days—
James Jackson. sworn. confirmd previous testimony, never saw business done with less disturbance in his life.—
Present Joseph Smith Chief justice. , , and associate Justices, [p. 111]
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