Habeas Corpus, 30 June 1843, Copy [Extradition of JS for Treason]
, , to City Marshal , , Hancock Co., IL, 30 June 1843, Extradition of JS for Treason (Nauvoo, IL, Municipal Court 1843). Copied 30 June 1843; handwriting of and ; notation by , , Hancock Co., IL, 30 June 1843; notations and docket by , [30 June 1843]; two pages; JS Collection, CHL. Includes seal.
The People of the state of to the of said Greeting
Whereas application has been made before the Municipal court of said that the body of of one Joseph Smith senior of the said city of (who is styled in the warrant by which he is held in custody Joseph Smith Junior) is in the custody of , These are therefore to command you the said to safely have the body of the said Joseph Smith Senior who is styled Joseph Smith Junior in his custody detained as it is said together with the day and cause of his caption and detention by whatsoever name the said Joseph Smith Senior may be known or called before the Municipal Court of said forthwith to abide such order as the said court shall make in this behalf and further, if the said or other person or persons having the said Joseph Smith Senior of said city of in custody shall refuse or neglect to comply with the provisions of this writ, You the of said or other person authorized to serve the same are hereby required to arrest the person or persons so refusing or neglecting to comply as aforesaid and bring him or them together with the person or persons in his or their custody forthwith, before the municipal Court aforesaid, to be dealt with according to law; and herein 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