Capias ad Respondendum, 1 May 1844, Copy [F. M. Higbee v. JS–A on Habeas Corpus]

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State of Illinois) ss
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To the people of the State of
To the of said : Greeting:
We command you that you take Joseph Smith if to be found in your and him safely keep, so that you have his body before the Circuit Court of said County of on the first day of the next term thereof, to be holden at the Court House in on the third monday in the month of May inst: to answer of a plea of the case damage the sum of five thousand dollars as he says. And you have then there this Writ and make return thereon in what manner you execute the same—
Seal
Witness Clerk of said Circuit Court at this First day of May in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty four
Clerk
By Depy [1/2 page blank] [p. [1]]
State of Illinois) ss
)
To the people of the State of
To the of said : Greeting:
We command you that you take Joseph Smith if to be found in your and him safely keep, so that you have his body before the Circuit Court of said County of on the first day of the next term thereof, to be holden at the Court House in on the third monday in the month of May inst: to answer of a plea of the case damage the sum of five thousand dollars as he says. And you have then there this Writ and make return thereon in what manner you execute the same—
Seal
Witness Clerk of said Circuit Court at this First day of May in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty four
Clerk
By Depy [1/2 page blank] [p. [1]]
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