Warrant, 1 December 1842 [City of Nauvoo v. Davis for Assault]

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State of Illinois) Ss. [scilicet]
Hancock County. &)
City of —)
Whereas complaint has been made before me Joseph Smith mayor of the city of , by William C. Walker against . for at the house of said on the 1st day of Dec 1842.— also for violating the ordinances of said ,—. Therefore, in the name of the People of the State of , & of the citizens of .——
Greeting, We command the <​or any constable​> of the City of that the body of be had before before me, Joseph Smith mayor. at my in said on friday the 2d day of Decr. inst. at Twelve oclock noon to answer to said complaints.— hereof fail not & bring this writ with you & your doings thereon.—
. Dec 1. 1842)
Witness Joseph Smith LS
mayor of the city of
/Entd/ [p. [1]]
The within served and the body of the brought before & delivered to the Court— fees 31¼ Decr 2— 1842
Decr. 1st. 1842.
State of Illinois) Warrant on Complaint of Wm. C. Walker
City of )
No 75
Filed Feby 28th 1843
By M. Avise D,C [p. [2]]


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    Insertion in handwriting of JS.  

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    Signature of JS.  

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    TEXT: “LS” (locus sigilli, Latin for “location of the seal”) enclosed in a hand-drawn representation of a seal.  

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    Notation in handwriting of James Sloan.  

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    Notation in handwriting of Henry G. Sherwood.  

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    Docket in handwriting of James Sloan.  

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    Docket and notation in handwriting of M. Avise.