Warrant, 16 December 1842 [City of Nauvoo v. Anderson et al.]

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State of Illinois)
Hancock County)
City of )
<​people of the city of ​> To the of said Greeting You are hereby
Whereas complaint has been made before me <​the Mayor of said ​> on the oath of Robert Ivans [Ivins] that Edwin Cutler and Joseph Hamilton did on or about the 15th of Dec. 1842 use indecent behavior and conduct towards him contrary to an ordenance of said in such cases made and provided; and further that the above named persons did interupt and disturbed a public meeting assembled in said at the same time contrary to the ordenance of Said ; all of which was done in the and aforesaid.
These are therefore to command you to take the bodys of the above named Edwin Cutler and Joseph Hamilton and bring them forthwith before me to be further delt with according to law.
Aand hereof make due return as the law directs Given under my hand and seal this 16th day of Dec. 1842
Joseph Smith L. S.
Mayor of said [p. [1]]
City of
Edwin Cutler
Joseph Hamilton
I have exicuted the within by bringing Edwin Cutler <​ &​> Joseph Hamilton forthwith before you
High Const fees ,94 Cts
Dec 17th 1842
Decr 16th. 1842.
City of ) Warrt [Warrant] on Complt of Robt Ivins.—
Edwin Cutler)
& J. Hamilton)
/Entd/ [p. [2]]


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    Signature of JS.  

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

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    Docket in handwriting of Chauncey L. Higbee.  

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    Notation in handwriting of Dimick B. Huntington.  

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    Docket and notation in handwriting of James Sloan.