Docket Entry, between 1 and circa 6 December 1842 [City of Nauvoo v. Davis for Assault]

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State of Illinois) Assault & Battery, & violation of the Ordinances of the City of .
Hancock County,)
City of )
vs.)
)
Fine— $50,00
Mayors fees— 4,18¾
Marshals fees 2,06¼
$56,25
Decr. 1st. 1842.— Upon the complaint of William C. Walker, upon Oath, a Warrant issued against , for assault and Battery at the House of said , on the 1st day of Decr. 1842, also for Violating the Ordinances of the City of , directed to the , & returnable before the Mayor, (who issued said Warrant,) at twelve OClock at noon on friday Decr. <​2nd​> 1842.
Decr. 2nd. 1842.— Subpoenas issued for , , Jas. I. Gilbert, , Elijah Session, Michael Barns, , and David W. Matthews [Mathews], as Witnesses in the above case, & returned, endorsed, “the above names Subpoenaed except and Session,— fees $1,00. , Marshal.” The hearing was adjourned by consent until 2 oC. P. M. this day.—
Decr. 2nd. 1842.— Warrant executed, as endorsed thus, “the within served, & the Body of the brought before & delivered to the Court.— fees 31¼¢.— , Marshal. Decr. 2nd. 1842.”
Same day. The hearing was adjourned by consent of all parties, until Ten OClock A. M. on tuesday next, by reason of the Witnesses for the prosecution not being served a reasonable time before the hour for appearance, & being unable to procure his Witnesses, & it being now the hour appointed for Trial.
Same day.— A further Complaint was made on Oath, <​by said Wm C. Walker​> before Joseph Smith Mayor setting forth that on or about the 1st day of Decr 1842, indecent & unbecoming language & behaviour was used towards him contrary to the Ordinance of said in such Cases made and provided, & that one is guilty of the facts above charged.
Decr 5th. 1842, Subpoenas issued for , David W. Matthews, Michael Barns Jr., , , Jas I. Gilbert, , & Elijah Session, as Witnesses, & [blank] Seely, Ira S. Miles, Joseph A McCall, Jas A. Easton as Witnesses also, & returned endorsed “served on the within named Ira S. Miles, Joseph A. McCall & Jas A. Easton, fees 50¢. , Marshal.[”]
Decr 6th. 1842. A further Complaint was made on Oath by said Wm. C. Walker, <​before Joseph Smith, Mayor,​> that on or about the first day of Decr A. D. 1842, in the Coy. of & aforesaid an assault & battery was committed on the Body of this Deponent, & that one is guilty of the fact charged.— Warrant issued same time to bring the Body of [p. 39]
State of Illinois) Assault & Battery, & violation of the Ordinances of the City of .
Hancock County,)
City of )
vs.)
)
Fine— $50,00
Mayors fees— 4,18¾
Marshals fees 2,06¼
$56,25
Decr. 1st. 1842.— Upon the complaint of William C. Walker, upon Oath, a Warrant issued against , for assault and Battery at the House of said , on the 1st day of Decr. 1842, also for Violating the Ordinances of the City of , directed to the , & returnable before the Mayor, (who issued said Warrant,) at twelve OClock at noon on friday Decr. 2nd 1842.
Decr. 2nd. 1842.— Subpoenas issued for , , Jas. I. Gilbert, , Elijah Session, Michael Barns, , and David W. Matthews [Mathews], as Witnesses in the above case, & returned, endorsed, “the above names Subpoenaed except and Session,— fees $1,00. , Marshal.” The hearing was adjourned by consent until 2 oC. P. M. this day.—
Decr. 2nd. 1842.— Warrant executed, as endorsed thus, “the within served, & the Body of the brought before & delivered to the Court.— fees 31¼¢.— , Marshal. Decr. 2nd. 1842.”
Same day. The hearing was adjourned by consent of all parties, until Ten OClock A. M. on tuesday next, by reason of the Witnesses for the prosecution not being served a reasonable time before the hour for appearance, & being unable to procure his Witnesses, & it being now the hour appointed for Trial.
Same day.— A further Complaint was made on Oath, by said Wm C. Walker before Joseph Smith Mayor setting forth that on or about the 1st day of Decr 1842, indecent & unbecoming language & behaviour was used towards him contrary to the Ordinance of said in such Cases made and provided, & that one is guilty of the facts above charged.
Decr 5th. 1842, Subpoenas issued for , David W. Matthews, Michael Barns Jr., , , Jas I. Gilbert, , & Elijah Session, as Witnesses, & [blank] Seely, Ira S. Miles, Joseph A McCall, Jas A. Easton as Witnesses also, & returned endorsed “served on the within named Ira S. Miles, Joseph A. McCall & Jas A. Easton, fees 50¢. , Marshal.”
Decr 6th. 1842. A further Complaint was made on Oath by said Wm. C. Walker, before Joseph Smith, Mayor, that on or about the first day of Decr A. D. 1842, in the Coy. of & aforesaid an assault & battery was committed on the Body of this Deponent, & that one is guilty of the fact charged.— Warrant issued same time to bring the Body of [p. 39]
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