Subpoena, 24 May 1842 [State of Illinois v. C. L. Higbee]
, Subpoena, for Margaret Nyman, Matilda Nyman, and Sarah Miller, , Hancock Co., IL, 24 May 1842, State of IL v. C. L. Higbee (Nauvoo, IL, Justice of the Peace Court 1842); printed form with manuscript additions in handwriting of ; docket and notation by , [, Hancock Co., IL, 24 May 1842]; notation possibly by , [24 May 1842]; notation by Lewis Robison, 24 May 1842; two pages; location unknown; photocopy in possession of Richard and Pamela Price.
Upon appeal, this and other case documents from the justice of the peace court were forwarded to the , Illinois, circuit court and filed in 1842. This document apparently remained in the custody of the circuit court until at least 1979 and was missing by 1998. The location of the document is unknown.
The image featured here is a photocopy of the original document obtained by Richard and Pamela Price in 1968.
The People of the State of toMargaret J. Nyman, Matilda Nyman, Sarah Miller,
You are hereby commanded to appear before me at my office in ,on the [blank] day offorthwithat [blank] o’clock [blank] M. then and there to testify the truth, in a matter in suit, wherein The state of [blank] is plaintiff[blank] and [blank] defendant[blank] and this you are not to omit under the penalty of the law.
Given under my hand and seal, this 24th day of May, 1842.