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

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State of Illinois) sc[ilice]t.
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 custody of a constable of the county of , and aforesaid. These are therefore to command the said of said , to have the of body of the said , in his custody, detained as it is said, together with the day and cause of his capture and detention, by whatsoever name the said may be know or called, before the municipal court of said forwithwith [forthwith], to abide such order, as the said court shall make in this behalf: and further, if the said , or other Person, or persons, having said in custody shall refuse or neglect to comply with the provising of this writ, you, the 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 persons or persons, in his or their custody, forthwith before the municipal court aforesaid to be dealt with accor [p. [1]]ding to law: and herein fail not and bring this writ with you.
Witness Clerk of the municipal court at this 23d day of November in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty three.
“By the Habeas corpus Act”
The within duely Served by delivering a coppy of the same to a Constable of the County of , and person having in custody the said — prisoner
Nov 24th 1843—
C M [City Marshal]
fees Serving writ— $0—25
Coppy— 0—25
Mileage— 0—:[0]5
Notice to Municipal Court 1.00
1 day attendance on court 2.00
C. M
Writ of — issued November 23— 1843. withe the return of the — in favor of .——
55. <​$1.00​> cts allowed the <​Sheriff​> for copy <​Service​> [illegible] <​By. court.—​> [p. [2]]


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    Witnessed by Willard Richards.  

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    Docket in handwriting of William W. Phelps.  

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    Notation in handwriting of Henry G. Sherwood.  

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    Docket and notation in handwriting of Willard Richards.