Habeas Corpus, 4 February 1843 [State of Illinois v. Goddard et al. on Habeas Corpus]
, , to City Marshal , , Hancock Co., IL, 4 Feb. 1843, State of IL v. Goddard et al. on Habeas Corpus (Nauvoo, IL, Municipal Court 1843); manuscript form in handwriting of with manuscript additions in handwriting of ; docket by , [, Hancock Co., IL, 4 Feb. 1843]; notation by , [4 Feb. 1843]; two pages; Nauvoo, IL, Records, 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 Bodies of , , and <are> in the custody of —— of said .
These are therefore to command the said —— of said to safely have the Bodies of said , , and <>, in his custody detained as it is said, together with the day and cause of <their> caption and detention, by whatsoever name the said , , and <> 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 said , <, and > 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 fourth day of february— in the year of Our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and forty two <three>.
Seal of the Municipal Court of the City of . [p. ]