Motion, circa 15 May 1843–B [City of Nauvoo v. Davis for Slander of JS–C]
, Motion, [, Hancock Co., IL], ca. 15 May 1843, City of Nauvoo v. Davis for Slander of JS–C (Hancock Co., IL, Circuit Court 1843); handwriting of ; docket by , [, Hancock Co., IL], [ca. 15 May 1843]; notation by , 16 May 1843; two pages; private possession; microfilm in Court Cases Files, 1830–1846, CHL.
Motion to Dismiss the appeal in the above Suit for the following reasons 1st Because the said suit Was appealed and the appealed— and the appeal Bond Entered into and taken by a person who had no right to take sd. appeal—
2d Because an appeal did not lie in said case from the said Court to the circuit directly—
3d Because said appeal was irregularly taken and not taken in the manner allowed by Law
4th. Because said case was conviened under the ordinances of the City of and were tried before the Mayor of Said and because in such cases no appeal lies from said Mayor Directly to the Circuit Court 5th Because the said appeal was not taken and Bond filed in time prescribed by Law— neither by any officer authorized by Law to take appeals in Such cases [p. ]