Docket Entry, between 1 and circa 6 December 1842, Copy [City of Nauvoo v. Davis for Assault]
Docket Entry, , Hancock Co., IL, between 1 and ca. 6 Dec. 1842, City of Nauvoo v. Davis for Assault (Hancock Co., IL, Circuit Court 1843). Copied 17 Feb. 1843; handwriting of ; certified by JS, 17 Feb. 1843; docket and notation by on behalf of , [, Hancock Co., IL], 28 Feb. 1843; two pages; private possession. Includes seal.
Assault & Battery, & violation of the Ordinances of the City of .
City of )
Decr. 1st. 1842. Upon the Complaint of , upon Oath, a Warrant issued against , for assault & 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, Wm Thompson, Elijah Session, Michael Barns, , & David W. Matthews [Mathews], as Witnesses in the above Case, & returned, endorsed, “the above named <names> subpoenaed except & Session,— fees $1,00. , Marshal.”
The hearing was adjourned by Consent until 2 oClock 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 before Joseph Smith, Mayor, setting forth that on or about the lst. day of Decr. 1842, indecent & unbecoming language & behaviour was used towards him contrary to the Ordinance of said in such Cases made & 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, Wm. Thompson, & Elijah Session, as Witnesses & [blank] Seely, , Joseph A. McCall, Jas A. Easton, as Witnesses also, & returned, endorsed, “served on the within named , Joseph A. McCall, & Jas. A. Easton, fees 50¢. , Marshal.[”]
Decr, 6th. 1842. A further complaint was made on Oath by said , before Joseph Smith, Mayor, that on or about the 1st. day of Decr. [p. ]