Warrant, 17 June 1843, Unidentified Scribe Copy–B [Extradition of JS for Treason]
, Warrant, to “all Sheriffs, Coroners, and Constables, of any County of this ” and , for JS, , Sangamon Co., IL, 17 June 1843, Extradition of JS for Treason (Nauvoo, IL, Municipal Court 1843). Copied [between 23 and 30 June 1843]; unidentified handwriting; docket by unidentified scribe, [, between 23 and 30 June 1843]; notation by , , Hancock Co., IL, 30 June 1843; three pages; JS Collection, CHL. Includes seal.
, Governor of the State of , to all Sheriffs & Constables of any County of the and to of the County of Greeting
Whereas it has been made known to me by the executive authority of the State of , that one Joseph Smith jr Stands charged with the crime of treason, against the State of , and alleged that Joseph Smith jr has fled from the Justice of the said State of , and taken refuge in the State of
Now therfore I Governor of the State of , pursuant to the constitution & laws of the & of this do hereby command you to arrest & apprehend the said Joseph Smith jr if he be found <with>in the limits of the aforesaid, & cause him to be safely kept & delivered to the custody of Esqr, who has been duly constituted the agent of the said State of to receive the said Fugitive from the Justice of said , he paying all [p. ]