Warrant and Subpoena, 29 November 1842 [City of Nauvoo v. Davis for Slander of JS–B]
, Warrant and Subpoena, to Nauvoo City Marshal , for Amos Davis, Nauvoo City Aldermen, and Nauvoo City Recorder , , Hancock Co., IL, 29 Nov. 1842, City of Nauvoo v. Davis for Slander of JS–B (Nauvoo, IL, Municipal Court 1842); handwriting of ; notation by , [, Hancock Co., IL], 30 Nov. 1842; two pages; Nauvoo, IL, Records, CHL. Includes seal.
Whereas complaint has been made to me, the undersigned, by Joseph Smith, under Oath, that he has been informed and verily believes that on or about the 25th. instant one of said did use and make ridiculous and abusive language concerning Deponents Character, thereby depreciating Deponents moral and religious Character, and that the said did make use of said language contrary to an ordinance of said , entitled, “An Ordinance in Relation to Religious Societies,” You will Arrest the said , if he be found in your , and have his Body before the Municipal Court, at Ten OClock A. M. <or forthwith thereafter> on the 30th. day of Novr. Inst., at the Mayors , and you are hereby further Commanded the <to> Summon the other Aldermen, and Recorder of the to attend at the time and place aforesaid to hear & determine said Case.