Venditioni Exponas, 11 November 1845 [Coolidge Administrator of the Estate of JS v. Reynolds and Wilson]
Charles Chase, , , Lee Co., IL, to Sheriff , [, Hancock Co., IL], 11 Nov. 1845, Coolidge Administrator of the Estate of JS v. Reynolds and Wilson (Lee Co., IL, Circuit Court 1845); handwriting of Charles Chase; docket by Charles Chase, [, Lee Co., IL, 11 Nov. 1845]; notation by , , Hancock Co., IL, 18 Dec. 1845; notations by H. G. Ferris, 18 Dec. 1845, 12 Jan. 1846, and ca. 12 Jan. 1846; four pages; microfilm of photostat in JS v. Joseph H. Reynolds and Harmon T. Wilson, 1843–1845, CHL.
The People of the State of . To the of the County of in said . Greeting
Whereas, We lately commanded you that you should cause to be made of the goods and chattels, Lands and Tenements, in your of and the sum of Forty Dollars. which, in our circuit court within and for the said County of before our Judge of the said Circuit Court at in said county <of > on the tenth day of May in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty four, were awarded to Joseph Smith for damages which he sustained by reason of a then & there lately committed by the said and to the said Joseph Smith. And the further sum of ninety nine dollars and eighty one cents for costs and charges in that behalf expended whereof the said and were convicted as appeared to us of record, and that you should have that money ready and interest thereon from the time of recovering the same until paid and make return of that writ and of the manner in which you executed the same within ninety days after date. And you having made return on that writ that you had taken by virtue thereof the following property. viz. “the W ½ of the S. W. ¼ of sec 9. 40 N 5 W. The W ½ S E ¼ Sect 11 4 N R 5 W The East 70 acres of the N. W ¼ of Sect No 21 T 6 N 5 W. The S ½ of S E ¼ of Sect No 26 Towns 3 N R 9 West. The S ½ of S. W ¼ of Sect No 26. Town 3 N R 9 West The S. W ¼ of N W ¼ of Sect No 21 Town 4 N R 5 West Lot 2 on block 35 in — all west of the 4th Principal Meridian” Which remained in your hands unsold and therefore you could not have that money ready as you were commanded
Therefore We being desirous that administrator of the estate of the said Joseph Smith deceased should be satisfied of the damages and costs, aforesaid, command you that you sell or cause to be sold the said property of the said and so by you taken as aforesaid for the best price you can get for the same. And have that money [p. ]