Execution, 1 December 1842 [City of Nauvoo v. Davis for Ardent Spirits]

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State of Illinois)
City of )
The People of the State of , to the City of said , Greeting:
We Command you that of the Goods and Chattels of in your you make the Sum of twenty five Dollars Debt, and seven Dollars and fifty Cents Cost, which the City of lately recovered before me in a certain Plea, against the said , and hereof make return to me within seventy days from this date.
Given under my hand and Seal this first day of December, 1842.—
Joseph Smith Seal
Mayor, & <​a​> Justice of the Peace, in & for the City of . [p. [1]]


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    Signature of JS.  

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    TEXT: “Seal” enclosed in a hand-drawn representation of a seal.