Habeas Corpus, 30 June 1843, Copy [Extradition of JS for Treason]

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I the within named— do herby <​return​> this writ— <​with the body of Joseph Smith,​> with the following cause of caption & detention— to wit—: the within named Joseph Smith was arrested on a warrent, issued by the of the State of by one <​a constable of in the State of ​> on the 23— day of June AD 1843 a copy of which warrent is hereunto anexed & marked Letter A— and deliverd ove[r] to the <​my​> custody of <​as​> directed by said writt.—
The person of said Smith was on said 23rd of June in the County of & State of , by the sed deliverd over to my custody, & that I receved & detaind the said Smith in my custody by virtue of a certen— warrent of Attorny— issued by the of the state of <​a copy of which is hrto anexed & marked Letter B—​> directing me to receive the said Smith & convey him to & deliver him to the sheriff of <​in the state of ​> & that the within detention refered to— is the same refered to & none other. — June June 30th AD 1843—
 
I Certify that I <​have​> executed the within Writ by bringing the within named Joseph Smith
 
“By the Act”
 
No charges allowed By order of the Court,
Clerk. [p. [2]]
I the within named— do herby return this writ— with the body of Joseph Smith, with the following cause of caption & detention— to wit—: the within named Joseph Smith was arrested on a warrent, issued by the of the State of by one a constable of in the State of on the 23— day of June AD 1843 a copy of which warrent is hereunto anexed & marked Letter A— and deliverd over to my custody as directed by said writt.—
The person of said Smith was on said 23rd of June in the County of & State of , by the sed deliverd over to my custody, & that I receved & detaind the said Smith in my custody by virtue of a certen— warrent of Attorny— issued by the of the state of a copy of which is hrto anexed & marked Letter B— directing me to receive the said Smith & convey him to & deliver him to the sheriff of in the state of & that the within detention refered to— is the same refered to & none other. — June 30th AD 1843—
 
 
“By the Act”
 
No charges allowed By order of the Court,
Clerk. [p. [2]]
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