Praecipe, 27 March 1844–B [Sympson v. JS]

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State of Illinois)
In the Circuit Court of the May Term thereof A.D. 1844
vs) In Case Damages $10.000—
Joseph Smith)
The of the said Circuit Court will please issue subpoenas for the following persons, to wit , , & as witnesses for the in the above entitled case directed to the of the said County of & returnable at the May Term A. D. 1844 of said Court aforesaid— Also you will please notify and require the aforesaid to bring with him and produce at the trial of the above entitled case, the following papers, documents, & Book to wit, the affidavit made by Joseph Smith on or about the 17th January last part wherein the Above named plaintiff was charged with having committed a Felony in attempting to rob & murder one on or about the 10th day of December A. D. 1843— Also the warrant issued by you on or about the 17th day of January A. D. 1844 for the arrest of said to answer for the said charge of Felony, Also your Justice Docket wherein the examination of said is recorded, with all and <​every​> paper or papers, Documents Books & records of every kind in any wise relating to or concerning said examination of said for said charge of Felony had before you wherein The People of the state of were Plaintiffs & Said defendant—
[Henry] Stephens Dixon & Cooley s Attys
27 March 1844 [p. [1]]
Joseph Smith
for Subpoenas
Filed March 28th. 1844
Filed August 12 1844
J[ames] M Campbell Clk [p. [2]]


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    Docket in unidentified handwriting.  

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    Notation in handwriting of Jacob B. Backenstos.  

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    Notation in handwriting of James M. Campbell.