Motion, circa 15 May 1843–B [City of Nauvoo v. Davis for Ardent Spirits]
, Motion, [, Hancock Co., IL], ca. 15 May 1843, City of Nauvoo v. Davis for Ardent Spirits (Hancock Co., IL, Circuit Court 1843); handwriting of ; docket by , [, Hancock Co., IL], [ca. 15 May 1843]; notation by , 16 May 1843; two pages; Hancock Co., IL, Circuit Court Legal Documents, 1839–1860, BYU.
Motion to Dismiss the appeal in the above Suit for the following reasons To wit— 1st. Because the Said Suit was appealed and the appeal Bond Entered into and taken by a person who had right to take Said Appeal 2[d] Because an appeal did not lie from the Said Court to the Circuit Court
3d Because Said Appeal was irregularly taken the Law not having been Complyed in taken Said Appeal—
4th Because Said Suits were Brought under the ordinances of the City of and the ordinances regulating appeals from the Deciscion of the City Courts has not been Complyed with— 5th Because Said appeal was Bond was not Entered into in the time prescribed by Law— And the Bond was approved by a person not authorised by Law So to do [p. ]