on behalf of , Subpoena, to Sheriff , for , , Hancock Co., IL, 24 Feb. 1844, Davis v. JS et al. (Hancock Co., IL, Circuit Court 1844); handwriting of ; docket by , [, Hancock Co., IL, 24 Feb. 1844]; notations by , , IL, 19 Mar. 1844; notation by , [, Hancock Co., IL], 22 Mar. 1844; two pages; Hancock County Courthouse, Carthage, IL.
You are hereby commanded to summon 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 first day of May AD 1844, and to bring with him a certain warrant of commitment from one [blank] Esqr commanding or any other constable of said to commit to jail the Body of one : also a certain Petition for the writ of and the papers thereunto attached of one , and the writ of issued thereon and the return thereto, together with all papers in his office as clerk of the Municipal Court of the City of showing by what authority the said was imprisoned and by what authority detained by one to testify and the truth to speak in relation to a certain matter in controversy now depending in said court between plaintiff and Joseph Smith, and Defendants at the instance of the said laying aside all pretences and excuses whatsoever under the 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 Twenty fourth day February A D 1844.