Warrant, 21 July 1842 [State of Illinois v. Little]

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State of Illinois) ss [scilicet]
Hancock County)
City of )
The people of the state of
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<​To the City of the City of , & all Sheriffs, Coroners & Constables, within the .—​> Greeting
Whereas complaint hath been made before me, Mayor of the aforesaid, in said upon the oath of Wm Seely of said that E[d]win Little of said did unlawfully assault and beat him the said Wm Seely in said aforesaid These, therefore, are to command you, forthwith to apprehend the said Edwin Little and bring him before me, or some Justice of the peace, to answer the premises, and further to be dealt with according to law.
Givin under my hand and seal at the city of , this 21st day of July in the year of <​our​> Lord 1842—
L. S.
Joseph Smith
Mayor <​and <​a​> Justice of the Peace <​in &​> for said ​> [p. [1]]
Warrant for the Body of Ed. Little
 
Duley served by Bringing the Prisoner fourth with the 26 25th of July 1842
fees 31
Const [p. [2]]

Footnotes

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    Insertion in handwriting of James Sloan.  

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    Insertion in handwriting of James Sloan.  

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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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    Signature of JS.  

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    Insertion in handwriting of James Sloan.  

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    Docket in handwriting of William W. Phelps.  

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    Notation in handwriting of George Morey.