Capias ad Respondendum, 24 June 1843 [JS v. Reynolds and Wilson–A]

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State of Illinois,) ss. [scilicet]
the poeple of the State of , To the Sheriff of said Greeting:
We command you, that you SUMMON take the bodies of and and them safely keep so that you have them if he shall be found in your , personally to be and appear before the Circuit Court of said , on the first day of the next term thereof, to be holden at the Court House, in in said , on the Second Monday of September next, to answer unto Joseph Smith in a of to the damage of the said plaintiff as he says, in the sum often thousand—— dollars.
And have you then and there this writ, with an endorsement thereon, in what manner you executed the same.
Witness, Charles T. Chase, Clerk of said court, and the seal thereof, at in said , this twenty fourth day of June in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and forty-three
Charles T. Chase Clerk. [p. [1]]
44 23
Joseph Smith
Sept Term 1843
The Sheriff of will is directed to admit the within Defendants to bail in the sum of two hundred Dollars each
C. T. Chase Clerk
By pirtue [virtue] of the within writ I have taken the boddies of & and they the Said and have given Bail as Required by law which Bonds are herewith Returned To the Clerk of the Circuit Court
July 7th 1843
Fees Serving 50 <​each​> Returning 12½ 1[.]12½
Taking <​two​> Bail Bonds 1.00 two miles travel 12½ 1.12½
James Campbell Sheriff
Filed July 7— 1843
C. T. Chase Clk
M Fellows depuy [p. [2]]


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    Docket and notation in handwriting of Charles Chase.  

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    Notation in handwriting of James Campbell.  

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    Notation presumably in handwriting of M. Fellows.