Docket Entry, circa 13 June 1844 [State of Illinois v. H. Smith et al.]

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Municipal Court.
State of Illinois)
City of )
. , , , , & on Habeus corpes This June 13th 1844.
Docketing suit $ 12½
Habus Corpes .50
Service on H. C. .27½ <​.55​>
Subpoena .25
se[r]vice on Subpo[e]na .30
3 witnsses fees 1.50
Swearing 2 witness .12½
Justices fees 7.75
Entering Final Judgt 25
11.35½
Exceution— .25
11.60
attendig cout 1
12.60
<​entering return​> <​12½​>
<​’s service​> <​50​>
<​13.22½​>
This day came . . . , & before the court and upon the reading and filing the petition for a writ of Habus corpus to be dircted to one . to have the Bodies of said Petitione[r]s before the court. The court ordered a writ of Habeus corpus to be granted according to the payes [prayers] of the petitioners Subpoena issued.
Habus corpus served by H. C.— and retur[ne]d theron the prisoners before the court, all on file. Made his retun on the copy of the warrant from— . J. P. <​I hold (see files) constable​> all on file.
read Kents commentaries p. 26.— Cou[r]t gave leave to amend the writ and insert the names of . . . , . . &
Counsellor ( read. Blackstone. 4. 6 page 4. vol 2.
The Resolution of the city Council declaring the printing Establishmnt of the Nauvoo Expositor a as Nuisance was read.
The order of the <​Mayor​> to the to Execute the resolution of the council— and also, of the Lieut General’s order to the to assist the in de[s]troying Said Press.— spoke in his defence.
, Marshal, <​Adison Evertt​> Sworn, was present at the destru[c]tion of the Printing establishment of the Nauvoo Expositor on the 10th inst by order of the .— called upon the people to keep quiet and make no noise. All was done qu[i]etly, the prosecutors Made more noise than all the rest of the company. and threatened a total overthow of life and propety in this place within 10 days—
James Jackson. sworn. confirmd previous testimony, never saw business done with less disturban[c]e in his life.—
(Present Joseph Smith Chief justice. , , Gustavus Hills and associate Justices), [p. 111]
Municipal Court.
State of Illinois)
City of )
. , , , , & on Habeus corpes June 13th 1844.
Docketing suit $ 12½
Habus Corpes .50
Service on H. C. .55
Subpoena .25
service on Subpoena .30
3 witnsses fees 1.50
Swearing 2 witness .12½
Justices fees 7.75
Entering Final Judgt 25
11.35
Exceution— .25
11.60
attendig cout 1
12.60
entering return 12½
’s service 50
13.22½
This day came . . . , & before the court and upon the reading and filing the petition for a writ of Habus corpus to be dircted to one . to have the Bodies of said Petitioners before the court. The court ordered a writ of Habeus corpus to be granted according to the payes [prayers] of the petitioners Subpoena issued.
Habus corpus served by H. C.— and returned theron the prisoners before the court, all on file. Made his retun on the copy of the warrant from— . J. P. I hold (see files) constable
read Kents commentaries p. 26.— Court gave leave to amend the writ and insert the names of . . . , . . &
Counsellor ( read. Blackstone. 4. 6 page 4. vol 2.
The Resolution of the city Council declaring the printing Establishmnt of the Nauvoo Expositor a Nuisance was read.
The order of the Mayor to the to Execute the resolution of the council— and also, of the Lieut General’s order to the to assist the in destroying Said Press.— spoke in his defence.
Adison Evertt Sworn, was present at the destruction of the Printing establishment of the Nauvoo Expositor on the 10th inst by order of the .— called upon the people to keep quiet and make no noise. All was done quietly, the prosecutors Made more noise than all the rest of the company. and threatened a total overthow of life and propety in this place within 10 days—
James Jackson. sworn. confirmd previous testimony, never saw business done with less disturbance in his life.—
(Present Joseph Smith Chief justice. , , Gustavus Hills and associate Justices), [p. 111]
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