Docket Entry, circa 16 July 1842 [Parker v. Foster]
Docket Entry, , Hancock Co., IL, ca. 16 July 1842, Parker v. Foster (Nauvoo, IL, Mayor’s Court 1842); in Nauvoo Mayor’s Court Docket Book, 32; handwriting of ; CHL. Includes notations by , [, Hancock Co., IL], ca. 21 July 1842, ca. 25 July 1842, ca. 21 Aug. 1842, and ca. 24 Aug. 1842.
Action of Debt on promissory Note, drawn by said payable to Plaintiff for $55,00, dated the ninth day of February 1842, payable to Plaintiff or Order on or before the 1st day of June then next, upon which Note there is not any Endorsement.
Summons issued July 16th. 1842, to the City , returnable on the 28 21st. Instant, at Ten oClock A. M.—
Subpoena issued July 16th. 1842, to the City returnable on the 21st Instant, at Ten OClock A. M. for Alderman, as a Witness.— July 21st. 1842, the City returned the above named Summons, Endorsed “the within duly served by reading it to the July 16th. 1842, fees 30¢.” Same date, the abovenamed Subpoena was returned by said endorsed “the within is served by reading it to the within named , fees 22½¢”. — July 21st. 1842, The Mayor adjourned the hearing of the Cause until Ten oClock A. M. on Monday the 25th. day of July 1842.— The parties attended, as also Plaintiffs Witness, who had also attended upon the 21st. Instant, and the Court adjourned the Trial of the Cause until one oClock P. M. on same day, to wit; July 25th. 1842. & on this day a Subpoena issued by Order of the , returnable forthwith, for David Brinton, which was not returned.— The Parties appeared in person at One OClock, also David Brinton, who was not required to be examined, and the parties not having required any Jury, but being respectively heard, it is considered that the Plaintiff recover Judgment for $55.00 Debt, & $— 47 Cts Interest, and also for costs of suit, taxed at $1,45.
July 25th. 1842. issued, upon the Oath of the Plaintiff, for $55.47 Debt, and $1,45 Costs, directed to the City , & returnable within 70 days from the date.
August 21st 1842. Execution was returned by consent of Pltf. Endorsed “duly served, and two Dollars fifty Cents made by Sale of Property, retained, my fees, paid 75 Cts. Justices fees, and paid $1,45. Balance to Plaintiff 30 cts, and no more property found whereon to levy, Aug the 21st 1842, Constable.
August 24th. 1842. Gave Transcript of Judgment to Pltf, & Recd. the fee 25 cts.— [p. 32]