Warrant, 11 June 1844, John Taylor and Willard Richards Copy [State of Illinois v. JS et al. for Riot–A]

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State of Illinois) Ss [scilicet]
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The people of the state of to all constables Sherriffs & Coroners of said greetings:—
Whereas complaint hath been made before me, one of the justices of the peace, within & for the County of aforesaid, upon <​th[e]​> oath of of said that Joseph Smith, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , & , of said did on the tenth day of June instant commit a riot, at and within the aforesaid wherein they with force & violence broke into the Printing office of the Nauvoo Expositor & unlawfully, & with force burned & destroyed the printi[n]g press type & fixtures of the same, being the property of , , , , , , & .
These are therefore to command you forthwith to apprehend the said Joseph Smith , , , , , , , [p. [1]]
State of Illinois) Ss [scilicet]
)
The people of the state of to all constables Sherriffs & Coroners of said greetings:—
Whereas complaint hath been made before me, one of the justices of the peace, within & for the County of aforesaid, upon the oath of of said that Joseph Smith, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , & , of said did on the tenth day of June instant commit a riot, at and within the aforesaid wherein they with force & violence broke into the Printing office of the Nauvoo Expositor & unlawfully, & with force burned & destroyed the printing press type & fixtures of the same, being the property of , , , , , , & .
These are therefore to command you forthwith to apprehend the said Joseph Smith , , , , , , , [p. [1]]
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