Docket Entry, circa 2 December 1842 [City of Nauvoo v. Davis for Ardent Spirits]
Docket Entry, , Hancock Co., IL, ca. 2 Dec. 1842, City of Nauvoo v. Davis for Ardent Spirits (Nauvoo, IL, Mayor’s Court 1842); Nauvoo Mayor’s Court Docket Book, 38; handwriting of ; CHL. Includes notations by , [, Hancock Co., IL], ca. 3 and ca. 6 December 1842.
Decr. 1st. 1842.— Upon the complaint of , upon— Oath, a Warrant issued against for selling ardent Spirits by the small quantity on or about the first day of Decr. inst., and at various other times prior to said first day of Decr., contrary to the Ordinance of sd in that case made & provided.
Decr. 2nd. 1842.— Warrant executed by Constable bringing the body of the forward, Consts fees 31¼¢.
Decr. 1st. 1842.— Summons issued for James A. Easton, , Joseph A. McCall, James Fields, , , William Thompson, , and as Witnesses in the above Case, & who were examined therein.
, & Council for the Prosecution.
The acted on behalf of himself.
The case was submitted to the Court, by both Parties. and the Witnesses, , Jas A. Easton, Joseph A. McCall, James Fields, Wm. Thompson, & claimed fees as Witnesses.
Whereupon it was adjudged, by Joseph Smith Mayor of said , & before whom this case was heard, that pay a fine of Twenty five Dollars, and Costs of Suit taxed to $7,50.—
declared his intention of lodging an Appeal.
Decr. 3rd. 1842. A Transcript of the above proceedings was made out by request of , which he received on paying the fee, 50cts.—
Decr. 6th. 1842.— lodged an Appeal to the Municipal Court. [remainder of page blank] [p. 38]