Docket Entry, circa 2 December 1842, Copy [City of Nauvoo v. Davis for Ardent Spirits]
Docket Entry, , Hancock Co., IL, ca. 2 Dec. 1842, City of Nauvoo v. Davis for Ardent Spirits (Nauvoo, IL, Municipal Court 1842). Copied 6 Dec. 1842; handwriting of ; certified by JS, 6 Dec. 1842; docket by , [, Hancock Co., IL], 6 Dec. 1842; docket by , [, Hancock Co., IL], [28 Feb. 1843]; notation by , 28 Feb. 1843; two pages; private possession. Photocopy at CHL. Includes seal.
Decr 1st. 1842.— Upon the complaint of upon Oath, a Warrant issued against for selling ardent Spirits by the small quantity on or about the first day of December inst., & at various other times prior to said first day of Decr, contrary to the Ordinance of said in that case made and provided.
Decr. 2nd. 1842. Warrant executed by Constable bringing the body of the forward. Consts. fees 31¼ <¢>.
Decr. 1st. 1842. Summons issued for James A. Easton, , Joseph A. McCall, James Fields, , , William Thompson, , and , as witnesses in the above case, & who were examined therein.
& , Council for the Prosecution.
The acted on behalf of himself.
The case was submitted to the Court by both parties, & the Witnesses, , Jas A. Easton, Joseph A. Mc.Call, Jas Fields, William Thompson, & claimed fees as Witnesses.
Whereupon, It was adjudged, by Joseph Smith Mayor of said , <&> before whom this Case was heard, that pay a fine of twenty five Dollars, & Costs of Suit taxed to $7,50.
declared his intention of lodging an Appeal.
Decr. 3rd. 1842. A transcript of the above proceedings was made out by request of , which he recd, on paying the fee 50.— <cts>
Decr. 6th. 1842. lodged an appeal to the Municipal Court.
State of Illinois)
City of )
The People of the State of , to the City of said , Greeting:
I Joseph Smith, Mayor, within and for the said , do hereby Certify, that the foregoing is [a true Copy from my docket, of the proceedings and] [p. ]