Capias, 30 May 1839 [State of Missouri v. JS et al. for Riot]
, , to Sheriff [William Morgan], for JS, , , , Ephraim Owen, John Lemmon, , , , Amos Tubs, Absalom Sentchfield William Aldrich, , and , [Honey Creek Township], Daviess Co., MO, 30 May 1839, State of MO v. JS et al. for Riot (Daviess Co., MO, Circuit Court 1839); handwriting of ; docket and notations by , [Honey Creek Township, Daviess Co., MO], [30 May 1839]; endorsement by William Morgan, , MO, 5 June 1839; notation by William Morgan, 13 July 1839; two pages; private possession. Photocopy in Max H. Parkin, Collected Missouri Court Documents, CHL. Includes seal.
You are hereby commanded to take the Bodies of Joseph Smith Smith Jr, , , , Ephraim Owens [Owen], John Lemmon, , , , Amos Tubbs [Tubs], Absolem Senchfield [Absalom Sentchfield] William Alridge [Aldrich], , and ; if they be found in said County of and there safely keep so that you have the said Defendants before the Judge of our Daviess Circuit Court on the first day of the next Term Thereof, to be holden at the seat of Justice for said County of on the second Monday in August next it being the Twelfth day of said Month, Then and there to answer to an Indictment in said Court Pending against them for Riot, Herein fail not and have you then and there this writ—
Witness Clerk of said Court with his Private seal Affixed there being no official seal yet Provided, at office the 30th day of May A D 1839