Subpoena, 3 December 1842 [City of Nauvoo v. Davis for Assault]

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State of Illinois) S.S. [scilicet]
City of )
The People of the State of , to the of said , Greeting:
you are hereby Commanded to Summon David W. Matthews [Mathews], Michael Barns Junr. to [1 line blank] to be and appear before me Joseph Smith, one of the Justices of the peace in and for said , at my , at ten OClock on tuesday next the Sixth day of December instant, there to give testimony, and the truth to say, touching a certain complaint made on behalf of the said & against , and hereof fail not, under the penalty of the Law; and have you then there this Writ.
Given under my hand and Seal this third day of Decr 1842.
Joseph Smith Mayor and Justice of the peace—
Seal [p. [1]]
Decr 3rd. 1842.
State of , &)
City of )
Vs.) Subpna for Witness’s
on Complt of Wm. C. Walker.—
I have served the within Subpona by reading the same to the within named Michael Barnes Junior this 3th. day of December AD 1842
Sheriff Ills
’s Fees
Serving 25
18 Mials travel 1.12½
return[in]g 12½
Totle $1.50
Sheriff Ills
No 75
Filed Feb 28th 1843
By M Avise DC [p. [2]]


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    TEXT: “Seal” enclosed in a hand-drawn representation of a seal.  

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    Docket in handwriting of James Sloan.  

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    Notations in handwriting of William Backenstos.  

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    Docket and notation in handwriting of M. Avise.