Power of Attorney, 13 June 1843, Unidentified Scribe Copy–A [Extradition of JS for Treason]
, Power of Attorney, to , , Cole Co., MO, 13 June 1843, Extradition of JS for Treason (Nauvoo, IL, Municipal Court 1843); sealed by . Featured version copied [between 23 and 30 June 1843]; unidentified handwriting; notation and docket by , [, between 23 and 30 June 1843]; notation and dockets by , [, Hancock Co., IL], 30 June 1843; three pages; JS Collection, CHL. Includes archival marking.
Know ye that <I> Govenor of the State of having full trust and confidence in the integrity and abilities of , do hereby constitute and appoint him as the agent of the said State of to proceed to the State of for the purpose of receiving from the proper authorities of that one Joseph Smith Jr charged with treason by him committed against the State of and as having fled from justice to the State of and I do hereby authorize and direct the said to convey the said Joseph Smith Jr from the State of , and deliver him to the custody of the Sheriff of in the State of
In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and caused to be affixed the Great Seal of the State of . Done at the City of this thirteenth day of June in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty three