History, 1838–1856, volume D-1 [1 August 1842–1 July 1843]

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<​January 6​>
Seal In testimony whereof, I have hereunto set my hand, and affixed the Great Seal of State at this thirty first day of December A.D. 1842
Lyman Trumball— Secretary of State.
I do hereby certify the foregoing to be true copies of the demand and affidavit upon which the writ for the apprehension of Joseph Smith was this day issued. Decr. 31. 1842 L. Trumball— Secretary of State.
The people of the State of to the Sheriff of . Greeting. Whereas it has been made known to me by the Executive authority of [HC 5:235] the State of that one Joseph Smith stands charged by the Affidavit of one made on the 20th. day of July 1842 at the County of in the State of , before a Justice of the Peace within and for the County of aforesaid, with being accessory before the fact to an assault, with intent to kill made by one on on the night of the sixth day of May A.D. 1842 at the County of in said State of and that the said Joseph Smith has fled from the Justice of said and taken refuge in the State of . Now therefore I Governor of the State of pursuant to the Constitution and laws of the , and of this , do hereby command you to arrest and apprehend the said Joseph Smith if he be found within the limits of the aforesaid, and cause him to be safely kept and delivered to the Custody of . who has been duly constituted the Agent of the said State of to receive said fugitive from the justice of said , he paying all fees and charges for the arrest and apprehension of said Joseph Smith, and make due return to the Executive Department of this the manner in which this writ may be executed.
Seal In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and caused the Great Seal of the to be affixed. Done at the City of this 31st.day of December, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty two, and of the Independence of the the sixty seventh
By the Governor
Lyman Trumball— Secretary of State.
Proclamation— Executive Department, : September 20th. 1842.
Whereas, a requisition has been made upon me, as the of this State, by the of the State of , for the apprehension and surrender of who is charged with the crime of shooting with intent to kill, in the County of and the State of on the night of the Sixth day of May A.D. 1842. And whereas, a demand has also been made by the of upon me for the—— apprehension and surrender of Joseph Smith (commonly called the Mormon Prophet) who is charged with the crime of being accessory to the shooting of said at the time and place aforesaid, with intent to kill. [HC 5:236] And whereas in obedience to the Constitution and Laws of the , and of this , executive warrants have been issued, and the said and Smith arrested as fugitives from justice from the State of . And whereas the said and Smith resisted the laws by refusing to go with the officers who had them in Custody as fugitives from justice, and escaped from the custody of said officers.
Now, therefore I , Governor of the State of , in conformity [p. 1446]
January 6
Seal In testimony whereof, I have hereunto set my hand, and affixed the Great Seal of State at this thirty first day of December A.D. 1842
Lyman Trumball— Secretary of State.
I do hereby certify the foregoing to be true copies of the demand and affidavit upon which the writ for the apprehension of Joseph Smith was this day issued. Decr. 31. 1842 L. Trumball— Secretary of State.
The people of the State of to the Sheriff of . Greeting. Whereas it has been made known to me by the Executive authority of [HC 5:235] the State of that one Joseph Smith stands charged by the Affidavit of one made on the 20th. day of July 1842 at the County of in the State of , before a Justice of the Peace within and for the County of aforesaid, with being accessory before the fact to an assault, with intent to kill made by one on on the night of the sixth day of May A.D. 1842 at the County of in said State of and that the said Joseph Smith has fled from the Justice of said and taken refuge in the State of . Now therefore I Governor of the State of pursuant to the Constitution and laws of the , and of this , do hereby command you to arrest and apprehend the said Joseph Smith if he be found within the limits of the aforesaid, and cause him to be safely kept and delivered to the Custody of . who has been duly constituted the Agent of the said State of to receive said fugitive from the justice of said , he paying all fees and charges for the arrest and apprehension of said Joseph Smith, and make due return to the Executive Department of this the manner in which this writ may be executed.
Seal In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and caused the Great Seal of the to be affixed. Done at the City of this 31st.day of December, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty two, and of the Independence of the the sixty seventh
By the Governor
Lyman Trumball— Secretary of State.
Proclamation— Executive Department, : September 20th. 1842.
Whereas, a requisition has been made upon me, as the of this State, by the of the State of , for the apprehension and surrender of who is charged with the crime of shooting with intent to kill, in the County of and the State of on the night of the Sixth day of May A.D. 1842. And whereas, a demand has also been made by the of upon me for the—— apprehension and surrender of Joseph Smith (commonly called the Mormon Prophet) who is charged with the crime of being accessory to the shooting of said at the time and place aforesaid, with intent to kill. [HC 5:236] And whereas in obedience to the Constitution and Laws of the , and of this , executive warrants have been issued, and the said and Smith arrested as fugitives from justice from the State of . And whereas the said and Smith resisted the laws by refusing to go with the officers who had them in Custody as fugitives from justice, and escaped from the custody of said officers.
Now, therefore I , Governor of the State of , in conformity [p. 1446]
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