Subpoena, 2 December 1842–A [City of Nauvoo v. Davis for Assault]
JS as [Mayor] and Justice of the Peace, Subpoena, to City Marshal , for , , James Gilbert, William Thompson, Elijah Sessions, and Michael Barns, , Hancock Co., IL, 2 Dec. 1842, City of Nauvoo v. Davis for Assault (Nauvoo, IL, Mayor’s Court 1842); handwriting of with insertions by ; certified by JS, 2 Dec. 1842; docket and notation by , [, Hancock Co., IL], ca. 2 Dec. 1842; notations by , [ca. 2 Dec. 1842]; docket and notation by , [, Hancock Co., IL], 28 Feb. 1843; two pages; Collection of manuscripts about Mormons, Chicago History Museum. Includes seal.
The People of the State of , to the City , or any Constable of said , Greeting:
You are hereby commanded to Summon , ,— <[James] Gilbert Wm Thompson Elijah Sessions— Michael Barns> to be and appear before me Joseph Smith one of the Justices of the peace, <& aldermen> in and for said , at my in said forthwith, then and there to give testimony, and the truth to say, touching a certain Complaint made on behalf of the against , and hereof fail not, under the penalty of the law, and have you then there this Writ.
Given under my hand and Seal this 2nd. day of Decr. 1842.—