Docket Entry, circa 6 December 1842, Defendant Copy [City of Nauvoo v. Davis for Ardent Spirits]
Docket Entry, , Hancock Co., IL, ca. 6 Dec. 1842, City of Nauvoo v. Davis for Ardent Spirits (Hancock Co., IL, Circuit Court 1843). Copied 8 Dec. 1842; handwriting of ; docket and notation by , [, Hancock Co., IL], 9 Dec. 1842; two pages; photocopy in Historical Department, Nineteenth-Century Legal Documents Collection, 1829–1973, CHL. Includes seal.
Municipal Court sat at 6 OClock P. M. to hear this Cause, Decr. 6th. 1842, special Meeting.— Present Joseph Smith chief Justice,— , , , , and , associate Justices.
Decr. 6th 1842.— produced a Certificate from the of his having filed a Bond with him as such <.> with proper security for the Appeal of the decision of the Mayor, against said .— This Appeal was from a Judgment obtained by the against the , before the Mayor, upon the 2nd. day of Decr. inst, for $25,00 fine, & $7,50 Costs, for selling Ardent Spirits by the small quantity on or about the 1st day of Decr. 1842. and at various other times prior to said 1st. day of Decr., contrary to the Ordinance of said in that Case made and provided.
Decr. 6th. 1842.— Subpoena issued for , W. H. Ralston, Jas. I. Gilbert, [blank] Powell, Jas A. Easton, , Joseph A. McCall, Jas Fields, , , Wm. Thompson, , , Chester D. Stevens, & Elijah Sessions, as Witnesses, & was returned endorsed “served on the above named 12 Persons,— fees $2,25 . Marshal.”
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, Wm. Thompson, George W. Thatcher, , Elijah Sessions, Chester D. Stevens, , James Fields, Jas A. Easton, & were sworn, examined and crossexamined, Witnesses in this Cause, & all claimed pay for their attendance unless Thatcher and .—
The s claim for notifying the Aldermen $1,00.—
The proofs, allegations, & arguments having been gone through, The Judgment of the Court is, that the fine adjudged by the [p. ]