Subpoena, 23 May 1843–A [City of Nauvoo v. Davis for Ardent Spirits]

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STATE OF ILLINOIS,) Sct. [scilicet]
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The People of the State of , to the of said , GREETING:
You are hereby commanded to SUMMON if to be found in your , personally to be and appear before the Circuit Court of said , at the Court House, in , on the day of [blank] in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty [blank] to testify, and the truth to speak, in relation to a certain matter in controversy, now depending in the said Court, between The City of plaintiff[blank], and defendant at the instance of the said laying aside all pretences and excuses whatsoever, under the penalty of what the law directs. And make due return of this writ, and the manner in which you execute the same.
[seal]
WITNESS, , Clerk of our said Circuit Court, at , this 23— day of May— in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty three
Clerk. By M. Avise DC [Deputy Clerk] [p. [1]]
[blank] Day No. 77
SUBPOENA FOR In the Case of vs CIRCUIT COURT, ILL. To May Term, A. D. 1843
 
I cannot in my find the within named. [blank]
Sheriff,
 
[I h]ave served the within writ by reading the same to the within named May 23 1843
<​​> Sheriff, <​By E. B Rose D. P. S. [Deputy Sheriff]​>
 
’S FEES.
Services of Subpoena $<​25​>
18 Miles Travel 1.12 <​1.50​>
Returning Subpoena 12/2
$1 50½ <​1 75​>
<​​> Sheriff Ill. <​By E. B. Rose D. P. S​> [p. [2]]

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    TEXT: The form included a blank space in case “plaintiff” needed to be made plural.  

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    TEXT: Embossed seal, “CIRCUIT COURT HANCOCK COUNTY ILLINOIS”.  

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    Docket printed with manuscript additions in handwriting of M. Avise.  

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    Notations printed with manuscript additions in handwriting of M. Avise.  

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    Insertion in handwriting of E. B. Rose.  

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    Insertion in handwriting of E. B. Rose.  

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    Insertion in handwriting of E. B. Rose.  

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    Insertion in handwriting of E. B. Rose.