Subpoena, 6 December 1842 [City of Nauvoo v. Davis for Ardent Spirits]

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State of Illinois) SS. [scilicet]
City of )
The People of the State of to the of said .
Greeting:— You are hereby commanded to summon , W. H. Ralston, Jas I. Gilbert, [blank] Powell, Jas A. Easton, , Joseph A. M[c]Call, Jas Fields, John H. Hoskinson, , Wm Thompson, , Ebenezer Jennings,<​— [Chester] Stevens— E[lijah] Sess​><​ions​> to be and appear before the Municipal Court of said , in said , at the of Joseph Smith Mayor, forthwith, then and there to give testimony and the truth to say, touching a certain Complaint made on behalf of the City of , against , and hereof fail not, under the penalty of the law; and have you then there this Writ. Given under my hand, and Seal of said Court, this 6th. day of Decr. 1842.—
seal of the Municipal Court of the City of .
, Clerk of the Municipal Court of the City of .—
/Entd/ [p. [1]]
Decr. 6th. 1842. Municpl Ct
City of ) Spna for Witnesses before the Municipal Court.
Prosr., on an appeal from decision of the Mayor for $25.00 fine for Selling Whiskey.—
City of vs
— Subpoena
W H Ralston
Jas I Gilbert
— Powell
Jas A Easton
James Fields
John Haskin
Wm Thompson
— Stevens
Elijah Sessions
fees— $2,25—
H Served on the above Named 12 persons
No 77
Filed Febry 28, 1843
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