Subpoena, 11 November 1838 [State of Missouri v. Gates et al. for Treason]
Henry Jacobs, Subpoena, to Sheriff , for Porter Yale and Stephen Yale, , MO, 11 Nov. 1838, State of MO v. Gates et al. for Treason (Fifth Judicial Circuit of MO 1838); printed form with manuscript additions in handwriting of Henry Jacobs; docket by Henry Jacobs, [, MO], [11 Nov. 1838]; docket by unidentified scribe, [ca. 11 Nov. 1838]; notations by , 13 Nov. 1838; two pages; private possession. Photocopy in Daviess County Legal Documents, BYU. Includes seal.
THE STATE OF , to the constableoftownship; in said county,greeting.
You are hereby commanded to summon Porter Yale and Stephen Yale that, all excuses and delays set aside, they be and appear before me Judgea justice of the peacewithin and for said township,on the [blank] dayofforthwith183[blank],at the hour of [blank]in the [blank] noon ofthatday, to testify the truth of their knowledge, touching a certain matter of controversy, before mehim depending, between the State of plaintiff, and Joseph Smith & others defendant, on the part of the ; hereof fail not, and fail not at your peril, and have you then and there this writ. Witness my hand and seal, this 11th day of November 1838