Habeas Corpus, 23 November 1843, Copy [State of Illinois v. Finch]

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State of Illinois) Sct [scilicet]
City of )
The people of the state of , To the of said Greeting:
Whereas application has been made before the Municipal Court of said , that the body of , is in the Custy [Custody] of a Constable of the County of , and aforesaid— These are therefore to command the said of said , to have the body of the said in his custody detained as it is said, together with the day & Cause of his Capture & detention by whatsoever name the said may be Known or called before the Municipal Court of said forthwith to abide such order as the said Court shall make in this behalf and further if the said , or other persons or persons having said in Custody shall refuse or neglect to Comply with the provisions of this writ, you the of said , or other person authorised to serve the same are hereby required to arrest the person or persons so refusing to Comply or neglecting as aforesaid and bring him or them together with the person or persons in his or their Custody forthwith before the Municipal Court aforesaid to be dealt with according to law & herein fail not & bring this with you— [p. [1]]
Witness Clerk of the Municipal Court at this 23d. day of Nov. in the year of our Lord 1843
By the Habeus Corpus act
C. M [City Marshal]
I. the within named Do hereby return this writ with the Boddy of with the following cause of caption and detention to wit the within was arrested <​on​> warrant isued by a Justice of the Peace in and for the County of and State of by a Constable of in the State of on the 21st. Day of November 1843 on the oath of for the Crime of Fellony and has been examined by the aforesaid J. P. and required to give bail in the sum of three Hundred Dollars for his appearance befour Circuit Court of at on the first Day of the next term thereof he having failed to comply with the above requisition a Warrant of Commitment was isued by the above named J. P. under which he is now held
November 24th. 1843
Con. [Constable]
Copy— Habeus Corpus in case of Filed November 24— 1843.— with return thereon before the Municipal Cou[r]t
. Clerk [p. [2]]


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    TEXT: Possibly “orders”.  

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    Signature of Henry G. Sherwood.  

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    Notation in handwriting of John D. Parker.  

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    Docket and notation in handwriting of Willard Richards.