Summons, 30 July 1842 [City of Nauvoo v. McGraw and White]
JS as Mayor and Justice of the Peace, Summons, to City Marshal , for William McGraw and James White, , Hancock Co., IL, 30 July 1842, City of Nauvoo v. McGraw and White (Nauvoo, IL, Mayor’s Court 1842); handwriting of ; certified by JS, 30 July 1842; docket by , [, Hancock Co., IL] [30 July 1842]; notation by , 30 July 1842; two pages; Nauvoo, IL, Records, CHL. Includes seal.
This document was mistakenly created in the form of a summons; because it was a criminal case and McGraw and White were the defendants, the document functioned as a warrant.
The People of the State of , to The City of said , Greeting./
you are hereby commanded to Summon William H. Mc.Graw and James White to appear before me at Ten oClock A. M. on tuesday the second day of August next, at my at the , in said , to answer the Complaint of , for a breach of a City Ordinance, by Selling Spirituous Liquors, and thereof make due return as the law directs.— Given under my Hand and Seal, this 30th. day of July 1842.—
Joseph Smith Seal
Mayor, and a Justice of the Peace in and for said .— [p. ]