Writ of Habeas Corpus, 10 October 1843–A [State of Illinois v. Drown]

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State of Illinois,) Sct. [scilicet]
City of .)
The people of the State of , to the <​or any constable ​> of said , Greeting
Whereas application has been made before the Municipal court of said that the body of one Charles Drown, of is in the custody of Samuel Waterman a constable in & and for ;
These are therefore to command the said Samuel Waterman to safely safely have the body of said Charles Drown in his custody detained as it is said, together with the day and cause of his caption and detention, by whatsoever name the said Charles Drown may be known or called, before the Municipal Court of said . forthwith, to abide such order as the said court shall make in there <​their​> behalf; and further, if the said Samuel Waterman or other person or persons having said Charles Drown in custody, shall refuse or neglect to comply with the provisions of this writ, you, the Marshal of said , or other person authorized to serve the same, are hereby required to arrest the person or persons so refusing or neglecting to comply as aforesaid, and bring him or them, together with the person in his or their custody, forthwith, before the Municipal court aforesaid, to be dealt with according to law, and herein fail not, and bring this writ with you.
Witness , Clerk of the Municipal Court, at , this 10th. day of October, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty three.
clerk.
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State of Illinois,) Sct. [scilicet]
City of .)
The people of the State of , to the or of said , Greeting
Whereas application has been made before the Municipal court of said that the body of one Charles Drown, of is in the custody of Samuel Waterman a constable in and for ;
These are therefore to command the said Samuel Waterman to safely safely have the body of said Charles Drown in his custody detained as it is said, together with the day and cause of his caption and detention, by whatsoever name the said Charles Drown may be known or called, before the Municipal Court of said . forthwith, to abide such order as the said court shall make in their behalf; and further, if the said Samuel Waterman or other person or persons having said Charles Drown in custody, shall refuse or neglect to comply with the provisions of this writ, you, the Marshal of said , or other person authorized to serve the same, are hereby required to arrest the person or persons so refusing or neglecting to comply as aforesaid, and bring him or them, together with the person in his or their custody, forthwith, before the Municipal court aforesaid, to be dealt with according to law, and herein fail not, and bring this writ with you.
Witness , Clerk of the Municipal Court, at , this 10th. day of October, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty three.
clerk.
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