Subpoena, 23 May 1843 [City of Nauvoo v. Davis for Slander of JS–C]

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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 James A. Easton Ebenezer Jennings William Thompson William [C.] Walker & Joseph [A.] Mc.Call if to be found in your , personally to be and appear before the Circuit Court of said , at the Court House, in , on the 23d. day of May in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty three 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[blank], 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, S. OTHO WILLIAMS <​​> Clerk of our said Circuit Court, at , this 23d day of May in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty three
Clerk. By D[avid] E. Head Deputy [p. [1]]
[blank] Day No. 76 <​76​>
s SUBPOENA FOR James A. Easton Ebenezer Jennings Wm. Thompson Wm. Walker & Joseph Mc.Call In the Case of vs [blank] CIRCUIT COURT, To [blank] Term, A. D, 184[blank]
 
I Have served the within writ by reading the same to the within named Joseph McCall & Wm Walker May 22nd 1843
Sheriff, by Lewis Robison Dept
 
I cannot in my find the within named [blank]
Sheriff
 
’S FEES.
2 Services of Subpoena $—50
32 Miles Travel 2 00
Returning Subpoena 12
$2.62
Sheriff [blank] C. by Lewis Robison dept [p. [2]]

Footnotes

  1. 1

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

  2. 2

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

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    Signature in handwriting of David E. Head.  

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    Docket printed with manuscript additions in handwriting of Onias Skinner.  

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    Notations printed with manuscript additions in handwriting of Lewis Robison.