Demurrer, circa 14 September 1843–A [JS v. Reynolds and Wilson–A]

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Document Transcript

Joseph Smith) of the Sept: Term of the Circt, Court A. D. 1843:
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And the said plaintiff by & says that the said defendants second is not sufficient in laws & according to the form of the statute in such case made & provided the said defts. shows to the court here the following causes of viz—
1st That the warrant as set forth in said defendants plea, which is alleged to have been issued by his Ex. Governor of the state of is not sufficient in law to authorize the arrest of said plaintiff—
2d It sets forth no authority sufficient in law to authorize the detention <​detaining​> in custody of said plaintiff by said at & within the <​said​> county of & state of . [1/3 page blank]
Also that the said plea is in other respects defective informal & insufficient—
& for Plff [p. [1]]
Joseph Smith
to <​2d​>
Filed September 15th 1843
Chas T. Chase Clerk [p. [2]]


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    Docket in handwriting of Shepherd Patrick.  

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    Notation in handwriting of Charles Chase.