Subpoena, 20 May 1844 [Niswanger v. Wight and Jett]
, Subpoena, to Sheriff , for JS, , , and Stephen Litz, , Hancock Co., IL, 20 May 1844, Niswanger v. Wight and Jett (Hancock Co., IL, Circuit Court 1844); printed form with manuscript additions in handwriting of ; docket printed with manuscript additions by , , Hancock Co., IL, [20 May 1844]; notations printed with manuscript additions presumably by James M. Spilman, , IL, 22 May 1844; notation printed with manuscript additions by , [ca. 22 May 1844]; two pages; Hancock Co., IL, Circuit Court Legal Documents, 1839–1860, BYU.
The People of the State of , TO THE OF SAID —GREETING:
WE COMMAND YOU TO SUMMON Jos Smith, , & Stephen Litz if to be found in your , personally to be and appear before the Circuit Court of said , at the Court House, in , on the twenty firstday of May in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty-four to testify, and the truth to speak, in relation to a certain matter in controversy, now depending in the said Court, between , plaintiff, and & defendant at the instance of the said Deft laying aside all pretences and excuses whatsoever, under the peaalty [penalty] of what the law directs. And make due return of this writ, and the manner in which you execute the same.
WITNESS, Clerk of our said Circuit Court, at , this 20 day of May in the year of Our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty-four