Letterbook 2

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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Mittimus • 29 November 1838
Attested Copy of the Mittimus,
accompanying Joseph Smith Jr & others, from to the  Jailor of Liberty Jail in Clay Co,y. Mo.
State of
To the keeper of the Jail of  Greeting. Whereas Joseph Smith Jr , , , and , as also have been brought  before me Judge of the fifth Judicial Circuit in the  State of , And Charged with the offence of treason against the  State of , and the said defendants on their examination before  me being held to answer further to said Charge the Said Joseph Smith Jr   , and to  answer in the County of and the Said to answer  further in the County of for said Charge of treason, and there  being no Jail in said Counties; These are therefore to Command you  that you Receive the said Joseph Smith Jr   and into your custody  in the Jail of said County of , there to remain untill they be delivered  therefrom by due course of law. Given under my hand & Seal the 29th.  day of November 1838.
State of )sets
County of )
I Samuel Hadley, Sheriff of   do hereby certify that the above is a true copy of the Mittimus  to me directed in the cases therin named.
Samuel Hadley Jailor
by Saml Tillery Deputy Jailor
Mo. [p. 20]
Mittimus • 29 November 1838
Attested Copy of the Mittimus,
accompanying Joseph Smith Jr & others, from to the Jailor of Liberty Jail in Clay Co,y. Mo.
State of
To the keeper of the Jail of Greeting. Whereas Joseph Smith Jr , , , and , as also have been brought before me Judge of the fifth Judicial Circuit in the State of , And Charged with the offence of treason against the State of , and the said defendants on their examination before me being held to answer further to said Charge the Said Joseph Smith Jr , and to answer in the County of and the Said to answer further in the County of for said Charge of treason, and there being no Jail in said Counties; These are therefore to Command that you Receive the said Joseph Smith Jr and into your custody in the Jail of said County of , there to remain untill they be delivered therefrom by due course of law. Given under my hand & Seal the 29th. day of November 1838.
State of )sets
County of )
I Samuel Hadley, Sheriff of do hereby certify that the above is a true copy of the Mittimus to me directed in the cases therin named.
Samuel Hadley Jailor
by Saml Tillery Deputy Jailor
Mo. [p. 20]
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