Docket Entry, between circa 16 and circa 30 May 1844 [U.S. v. Jeremiah Smith–A]

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Municipal Court.
State of Illinois,) sct. [scilicet]
City of )
Ex on Habeus Corpus. May 16th 1844.
Docketing suit $.12½
Habeus corpes .50
Service on Habus C, 2.00
Summons for Court, .25
Serving Summons 2.00
Continuence of suit .25
Subpoena 25
Service on Subpea. 50
Justics fees 27.00
Marshall attendig <​court​> 3.00
Marshal for for keeping Prisonr 15 days $2.00 30.00
Witnesses fees & <​travel​> 10.75
Entering final Judgmt 25
2 continuences court. 50
77.37½
Excution & return .37½
77.75
Two police. 15 days Each watching prisoner— $2.00— 60.00
This day came and upon the reading and filing the Petition for a writ of Habeus Corpus to be directed to one James A. McCance to have forth with before the Municipal Court the body of the said upon said, writ; Said writ was issued in accordance with the prayer of the .
Special Term.
May 16th. 1844. 1 o’clock P. M.
Present Joseph Smith Mayor and cheif Justice presiding, and , , , . Gustavus Hills, and . associate Justices, attended by Marshal.—
The foregoing petition, and copy of the warrant were read & are on file.
The Habeus Corpus writ. & copy of Service were returnd. with the returns thereon. and the before the court. Said writ and copy are on file.
Then came , the complainant, by his counsel , and plead an adjournment, that he might have time to procure material witneses.
by his counsel . objected to the plea. supposing the prosecuting party always ready for trial.
The court decide that it was an important matter. case, and it was not best to be in haste: and if the prisoner is discharged on the merits of the case, after a full investigation. he goes free forever, A majority of the cou[r]t decided to adjourn until Thursday next 23rd instant. 10. o clock A M.— The in charge of the marshell
Thursday May 23d 1844. 10. oclock A M. The court was called, but there being only a minority present. Court adjournd untill Thursday the 30th instant 10. o clock A M.
May 30th 1844 10 o clock A. M.
Present Joseph Smith chief Justice, , G. Hills, . and .
appeared before the court by himself and counsel. ,
(, being called by the court. answered that he [p. 97]
Municipal Court.
State of Illinois,) sct. [scilicet]
City of )
on Habeus Corpus. May 16th 1844.
Docketing suit $.12½
Habeus corpes .50
Service on Habus C, 2.00
Summons for Court, .25
Serving Summons 2.00
Continuence of suit .25
Subpoena 25
Service on Subpea. 50
Justics fees 27.00
Marshall attendig court 3.00
Marshal for for keeping Prisonr 15 days $2.00 30.00
Witnesses fees & travel 10.75
Entering final Judgmt 25
2 continuences court. 50
77.37½
Excution & return .37½
77.75
Two police. 15 days Each watching prisoner— $2.00— 60.00
This day came and upon the reading and filing the Petition for a writ of Habeus Corpus to be directed to one James A. McCance to have forth with before the Municipal Court the body of the said upon said, writ; Said writ was issued in accordance with the prayer of the .
Special Term.
May 16th. 1844. 1 o’clock P. M.
Present Joseph Smith Mayor and cheif Justice presiding, and , , , . Gustavus Hills, and . associate Justices, attended by Marshal.—
The foregoing petition, and copy of the warrant were read & are on file.
The Habeus Corpus writ. & copy of Service were returnd. with the returns thereon. and the before the court. Said writ and copy are on file.
Then came , the complainant, by his counsel , and plead an adjournment, that he might have time to procure material witneses.
by his counsel . objected to the plea. supposing the prosecuting party always ready for trial.
The court decide that it was an important case, and it was not best to be in haste: and if the prisoner is discharged on the merits of the case, after a full investigation. he goes free forever, A majority of the court decided to adjourn until Thursday next 23rd instant. 10. o clock A M.— The in charge of the marshell
Thursday May 23d 1844. 10. oclock A M. The court was called, but there being only a minority present. Court adjournd untill Thursday the 30th instant 10. o clock A M.
May 30th 1844 10 o clock A. M.
Present Joseph Smith chief Justice, , G. Hills, . and .
appeared before the court by himself and counsel. ,
(, being called by the court. answered that he [p. 97]
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