Docket Entry, circa 6 December 1842 [City of Nauvoo v. Davis for Ardent Spirits]
Docket Entry, , Hancock Co., IL, ca. 6 Dec. 1842, City of Nauvoo v. Davis for Ardent Spirits (Nauvoo, IL, Municipal Court 1842); Nauvoo Municipal Court Docket Book, 14–15; handwriting of ; CHL. Includes notations by , [, Hancock Co., IL], 8 Dec. 1842, 3 Feb. 1843, and 27 Feb. 1843.
Municipal Court sat at 6 OClock P. M. to hear this Cause, Decr. 6th. 1842.— special Meeting.
Present.— Joseph Smith Chief Justice,— , , , , & , associate Justices.
Decr. 6th. 1842.— produced a Certificate from the , of his having filed a Bond with him as such, <,> with proper security for the Appeal of the decision of the Mayor, against said .
The <This> appeal was from a Judgment obtained by the against the , before the Mayor, upon the 2nd day of Decr. inst., for $25,00 fine, & $7,50 Costs, for selling ardent Spirits by the small quantity on or about the 1st. day of Decr. 1842, and at various other times prior to said 1st. day of Decr, contrary to the Ordinance of said in that Case made and provided.
Decr. 6th. 1842.— Subpoena issued for , W. H. Ralston, Jas I. Gilbert, [blank] Powell, Jas A. Easton, , Joseph A. McCall, Jas Fields, , , Wm. Thompson, , , Chester D. Stevens, & Elijah Sessions, as Witnesses, & was returned endorsed, “served on the above named 12 Persons,— fees $2,25. , Marshal.”
, Col. for the .
, Council for the .
, Wm. Thompson, Geo W. Thatcher, , Elijah Sessions, Chester D. Stevens, , James Fields, Jas A. Easton & were Sworn, examined, and crossexamined, Witnesses in this Cause, & all claimed pay for their attendance, unless Thatcher and .— The s claim for notifying the Aldermen $1,00.—
The proofs, allegations, & arguments having been gone through — The Judgment of the Court is, that the fine adjudged by the Mayor against the for $25,00 & $7,50 Costs, do stand, <and same hereby is> affirmed, with full Costs of this Trial.— The declared his intention of appealing from this Judgment, & demanded a transcript of the Judgment in this Case.—
Decr. 8th. 1842.— Execution issued, for fine & Costs, as above. but not delivered to the .
Same day.— A transcript of the Judgment & proceedings in this Cause, was made out, by request of , & delivered to him, fee recd 50¢.
Feby. 3rd. 1843. A notice of an Appeal was served upon the Mayor, (& by him [p. 14]