Habeas Corpus, 16 May 1844, Copy [United States v. Jeremiah Smith on Habeas Corpus–A]
, , to City Marshal , , Hancock Co., IL, 16 May 1844, U.S. v. Jeremiah Smith on Habeas Corpus–A (Nauvoo, IL, Municipal Court 1844). Copied 16 May 1844; manuscript form in handwriting of with manuscript additions in handwriting of ; witnessed by , 16 May 1844; docket and notation by , [, Hancock Co., IL, 16 May 1844]; notation by with signature of , 16 May 1844; notation by with signature of James McCance, 16 May 1844; notation by , 16 May 1844; two pages; Nauvoo, IL, Records, CHL. Includes seal.
Any man into whose hands this writ may come is authorized to serve the same.
C. M. C.
I hereby certify that this is a true copy of the original writ now in my possession—
May 16. 1844,
I. hold the body of in custody by virtue of a war[ra]nt issued By Wm H. Bennum. J. P. of state of Illinois. dated May 13th 1844.— on complaint . for obta[in]ing mony under false pretinces in the city of a copy of which Warrant is before the court. The said <> was captured by me in the city of . this 16th day of May 1844.