Subpoena, 20 April 1844–A [JS v. Reynolds and Wilson–A]

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State o[f] Illinois,) ss. [scilicet]
The people of the State of to the Sheriff of said , Greeting:
WE command you, that you SUMMON, A[sa] B. Searles Benjamin Wasson Mrs. E. Wasson [Elizabeth Hale Wasson] and H[armon] T. Wasson if he shall be found in your , personally to be and appear before the Circuit Court of said , on the First day of the next Term thereof, to be holden at the Court House in on the First Monday of May next, to testify and the truth to speak in a certain action now pending and undetermined in said court, wherein Joseph Smith is Plaintiff and and are Defendants on the part of the said Plaintiff and this they shall in no wise omit, under the penalty of what the law directs, and have you then and there this Writ, with an endorsement thereon in what manner you executed the same. Witness, Charles T. Chase, clerk of our said court, and the seal thereof, at , this 20th day of April A. D. 1844.
Chas T. Chase Clerk. [p. [1]]
Joseph Smith
May Term 1844
spa [subpoena]
A. B. Searles
B. Wasson
Mrs. E. Wasson
H. T. Wasson.
Served the within Spa on A B Searles Benjamin Warson Mrs E Warson & H T Warson by Reading in their hearing as the Law directs April 24th 1844
Serving on four 1.00 48 miles travel 3.00 Returning 12½ $4.12½
James Campbell Sheriff
Filed April 26. 1844
Clerk [p. [2]]


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    Docket in handwriting of Charles Chase.  

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    Notation in handwriting of James Campbell.  

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    Notation in handwriting of Charles Chase.