Trial Report, between circa 12 and 20 June 1844, Partial Draft [State of Illinois v. JS for Riot on Habeas Corpus]
Trial Report, Draft, , Hancock Co., IL, between ca. 12 and  June 1844, State of IL v. JS for Riot on Habeas Corpus (Nauvoo, IL, Municipal Court 1844). Partial version copied [ca. 20 June 1844]; handwriting of John McEwan; four pages; JS Office Papers, CHL. Includes docket.
This day came Joseph Smith and upon the reading and filing the petition for a writ of Habeas Corpus to be directed to one . constable of the County of to have forthwith before the municipal Court. of said the body of said Joseph Smith upon said writ of Habeas Corpus, said writ was granted by the .
Special Session June 12, 1844. 5 oclock P. M. Present Aldermen . . , . . and , assoociates Justices.
The Mayor being on trial, was elected Pres. Pro tempore.
. marshall made his return on the writ of Habeas Corpus the body of Joseph Smith in court. which writ with the return thereon is on file. . made his return— on the copy of the warrant which was attached to the petition. all of which are on file.— shewing that said Joseph Smith was arrested— on a writ issued by J. P. on complaint of .
7th. Section of Adenda of city ordinance read by Councillor Resolution of city council [p. 1]