Warrant, 21 July 1842 [State of Illinois v. Little]
JS as Mayor and Justice of the Peace, Warrant, to City Marshal , for Edwin Little, , Hancock Co., IL, 21 July 1842, State of IL v. Little (Nauvoo, IL, Mayor’s Court 1842); handwriting of ; certified by JS, 21 July 1842; docket by , [, Hancock Co., IL], [21 July 1842]; notation by , 25 July 1842; two pages; Nauvoo, IL, Records, CHL. Includes seal.
The people of the state of [1 line illegible] <To the City of the City of , & all Sheriffs, Coroners & Constables, within the .—> Greeting
Whereas complaint hath been made before me, Mayor of the aforesaid, in said upon the oath of Wm Seely of said that E[d]win Little of said did unlawfully assault and beat him the said Wm Seely in said aforesaid These, therefore, are to command you, forthwith to apprehend the said Edwin Little and bring him before me, or some Justice of the peace, to answer the premises, and further to be dealt with according to law.
Givin under my hand and seal at the city of , this 21st day of July in the year of <our> Lord 1842—
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