Warrant, 11 June 1844, William Clayton Copy [State of Illinois v. JS for Riot on Habeas Corpus and State of Illinois v. H. Smith et al. on Habeas Corpus]

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The people of the State of to all Constables, Sheriffs and coroners of said Greeting:
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, , , , , , , , , , [,] , , , , , and of said , did on the tenth day of June instant, commit a , at & within the aforesaid, wherein they with force & violence broke into the printing office of the Nauvoo Expositor and unlawfully & with force burned & destroyed the printing press, type & fixtures of the same, being the property of , ; , , , and .
These are therefore to command you, forthwith to apprehend the said Joseph Smith, [,] , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , and , and bring them before me or some other justice of the Peace to answer the premises, and further to be dealt with according to law [p. [1]]
State of Illinois)
) ss. [scilicet]
The people of the State of to all Constables, Sheriffs and coroners of said Greeting:
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, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , and of said , did on the tenth day of June instant, commit a , at & within the aforesaid, wherein they with force & violence broke into the printing office of the Nauvoo Expositor and unlawfully & with force burned & destroyed the printing press, type & fixtures of the same, being the property of , ; , , , and .
These are therefore to command you, forthwith to apprehend the said Joseph Smith, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , and , and bring them before me or some other justice of the Peace to answer the premises, and further to be dealt with according to law [p. [1]]
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