Docket Entry, circa 30 May 1844 [U.S. v. Jeremiah Smith–B]

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Municipal Court.
State of Illinois)
City of )
, vs. on Habeus corpus.
Docketing suit .22½ <​.12½​>
Habeus corpus writ .50
Swearing to petition .12½
Servic on Habeus Corpus 2.00
Justices fees— 15.50
’s attendanc 2.00
Entering final judg[me]nt. .25
Bill of particulars .25
continuanc of suit 25
21.00
May 30th 1844. Came and upon the reading and filing the petition for a writ of Habeus Corpus to be directed to one to have forthwith before the municipal court the body of the Said upon said writ. said writ was granted by the court in accordance with the prayer of the .
The Writ of Habeus corpus was served instantce by the in court, and present, which writ with the ’s return thereon is on file in the clerks’ office
The foregoing petition of said , together with a certified copy of the warrant by virtue of which the said held the said in custody are on file in the Clerk’s office.
The Present Joseph Smith, Mayor and chief Justice, and , , , Gustavus Hills, and , aldermen, Associate Justices.
was called by the court to answer in the case, who said he had a writ from , and should consider his prisoner until he was compelled to give him up, <​&​> <​wanted an​> adjournment
The court informed . that was their prisoner. and , counsel for , objected to an adjournment, as there had been Two weeks adjournment for the government to procure witnesses in another suit which had closed, arising out of the same case, and which had been abandoned by the prosecution. <​prosecuting party.​>
, appeared before the court and said “I stand here as an Agent of the government, to act in the case of in any State where he may be found, and if we are to go into an investigation on the merits of the case, and go behind the writ, I must have time to send to for witnesses, and I am instructed to consult with. Esq. , of , and Mr McPherson of .
The Marshal, presented the for trial. [p. 100]
Municipal Court.
State of Illinois)
City of )
, vs. on Habeus corpus.
Docketing suit .12½
Habeus corpus writ .50
Swearing to petition .12½
Servic on Habeus Corpus 2.00
Justices fees— 15.50
’s attendanc 2.00
Entering final judgment. .25
Bill of particulars .25
continuanc of suit 25
21.00
May 30th 1844. Came and upon the reading and filing the petition for a writ of Habeus Corpus to be directed to one to have forthwith before the municipal court the body of the Said upon said writ. said writ was granted by the court in accordance with the prayer of the .
The Writ of Habeus corpus was served instantce by the in court, and present, which writ with the ’s return thereon is on file in the clerks’ office
The foregoing petition of said , together with a certified copy of the warrant by virtue of which the said held the said in custody are on file in the Clerk’s office.
Present Joseph Smith, Mayor and chief Justice, and , , , Gustavus Hills, and , aldermen, Associate Justices.
was called by the court to answer in the case, who said he had a writ from , and should consider his prisoner until he was compelled to give him up, & wanted an adjournment
The court informed . that was their prisoner. and , counsel for , objected to an adjournment, as there had been Two weeks adjournment for the government to procure witnesses in another suit which had closed, arising out of the same case, and which had been abandoned by the prosecuting party.
, appeared before the court and said “I stand here as an Agent of the government, to act in the case of in any State where he may be found, and if we are to go into an investigation on the merits of the case, and go behind the writ, I must have time to send to for witnesses, and I am instructed to consult with. Esq. , of , and Mr McPherson of .
The Marshal, presented the for trial. [p. 100]
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