Complaint, 1 December 1842 [City of Nauvoo v. Davis for Ardent Spirits]
, Complaint, before JS as Mayor, , Hancock Co., IL, 1 Dec. 1842, City of Nauvoo v. Davis for Ardent Spirits (Nauvoo, IL, Mayor’s Court 1842); handwriting of ; signature of ; certified by JS, 1 Dec. 1842; docket by JS, [, Hancock Co., IL], [1 Dec. 1842]; docket and endorsement by , ca. 1 Dec. 1842; docket by , [, Hancock Co., IL], [28 Feb. 1843]; notation by , 28 Feb. 1843; two pages; JS Papers, Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library, Springfield, IL.
Complaines on oath to Joseph Smith Mayor of said against for selling Ardent Sprits by the small quantity on or about the first day of Decr. Instant & at varous other times prior to said first day of December Contrary to the Statute& the ordinance of Said <> in trust case made and provided & prays that the said may be held to answer said Complaint
Dec 1, 1842
Personally appears. & made oath— that the foregoing complaint is true according to the best of his knowledge & belief. before me.