Trial Report, 5–19 January 1843, as Published in Reports [Extradition of JS for Accessory to Assault]
Trial Report, [, Sangamon Co., IL], 5–19 Jan. 1843, Extradition of JS for Accessory to Assault (United States Circuit Court for the District of IL 1843). Published in John McLean, Reports of Cases Argued and Decided in the Circuit Court of the United States, for the Seventh Circuit, vol. 3, Cincinnati: Derby, Bradley and Co., 1847, pp. 121–139. Includes typeset signature marks.
Whereas, It appears by the annexed document, which is hereby certified to be authentic, that one Joseph Smith is a fugitive from justice, charged with being accessory before the fact to an assault with intent to kill, made by one , on , in this , and it is represented to the executive department of this , has fled to the state of :
Now, therefore, I, , governor of the said state of , by virtue of the authority in me vested by the constitution and laws of the , do by these presents demand the surrender and delivery of the said Joseph Smith to , who is hereby appointed as the agent to receive the said Joseph Smith, on the part of this .
In testimony,” &c.
“The People of the State of ,
To the of —greeting.
Whereas, It has been made known to me by the Executive authority of the state of , that one Joseph Smith stands charged by the affidavit of one , made on the 20th day of July, 1842, at the county of , in the state of , before , a justice of the peace, within and for the county of aforesaid, with being accessory before the fact to an assault with an intent to kill, made by one , on , on the night of the 6th day of May, 1842, at the county of , in said state of , and that the said Joseph Smith has fled from the justice of said , and taken refuge in the state of :
Now, therefore, I, , governor of the state of , pursuant to the constitution and laws of the , and of this , do hereby command you to arrest [p. 123]