on behalf of , Summons, to Sheriff , for JS, , Hancock Co., IL, 8 May 1844, F. M. Higbee v. JS–B (Hancock Co., IL, Circuit Court 1844); printed form with manuscript additions in handwriting of ; docket printed with manuscript additions by , [, Hancock Co., IL, 8 May 1844]; notations printed with manuscript additions by , , IL, 9 May 1844; notation by , [, Hancock Co., IL], 14 May 1844; notation by James M. Campbell, [, McDonough Co., IL], 12 Aug. 1844; two pages; McDonough County Circuit Court Files, Illinois Regional Archives Depository vault, Archives and Special Collections, Leslie F. Malpass Library, Western Illinois University, Macomb. Includes seal.
The People of the State of , TO THE OF SAID —GREETING:
WE COMMAND YOU TO SUMMON Joseph Smith—— if to be found in your , to appear before the Circuit Court of said county of , on the first day of the next term thereof, to be holden at the Court House, in , on the third Monday in the month of May Inst to answer the complaint of of a plea of on promisestohis damage, the sum of Five Thousand—— Dollars, as he says. And have you there this writ, and make return thereon in what manner you execute the same.
WITNESS, Clerk of our said Circuit Court, at , this Eighth— day of May— in the year of Our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty-four