Recognizance, 10 February 1843–B [State of Illinois v. Olney]
Recognizance, , Hancock Co., IL, for , 10 Feb. 1843, State of IL v. Olney (Nauvoo, IL, Mayor’s Court 1843); handwriting of ; signature of ; certified by JS, 10 Feb. 1843; docket by , [, Hancock Co., IL], 10 Feb. 1843; two pages; private possession. Photocopy at CHL. Includes seals.
Be it remembered that on the tenth day of february One thousand eight hundred and forty three, personally came before me Mayor of said , and acknowledged himself to owe the people of the State of one hundred Dollars, to be levied on his Goods and Chattels, lands and tenements, to the use of the , if default be made in the Condition following: which Condition is, that if he the said shall personally appear at the next Circuit Court, to be holden in and for said , on the first day of the term, to give testimony on behalf of the , and the truth to say touching such matters as may be then and there required of him, and not depart the Court without leave, then this Recognizance shall be void and of no effect, otherwise to remain in full force and virtue in law.—