Warrant, 24 May 1842 [State of Illinois v. Higbee]

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State of Illinois) ss. [scilicet]
County of )
The people of the State of , to all Sheriffs, coronors and constables of said , Greeting:
Whereas complaint has been made before me, one of the Justices of the Peace in and for the aforesaid, upon the oath of Joseph Smith, that , late of the aforesaid did, at sundry times, slander the character of the said Joseph Smith, and also the character of , his wife.
These are therefore, to command you to take the said , if he be found in your county; or if he shall have fled, that you pursue after the said into any other county within this , and take and safely keep the said so that you have his body forthwith before me, or some other justice of the Peace to answer the said complaint, and be further dealt with according to law—
Given under my hand and seal this 24th day of May A. D. 1842.
L.S.
Justice Peace. [p. [1]]
State of Illinois) ss. [scilicet]
County of )
The people of the State of , to all Sheriffs, coronors and constables of said , Greeting:
Whereas complaint has been made before me, one of the Justices of the Peace in and for the aforesaid, upon the oath of Joseph Smith, that , late of the aforesaid did, at sundry times, slander the character of the said Joseph Smith, and also the character of , his wife.
These are therefore, to command you to take the said , if he be found in your county; or if he shall have fled, that you pursue after the said into any other county within this , and take and safely keep the said so that you have his body forthwith before me, or some other justice of the Peace to answer the said complaint, and be further dealt with according to law—
Given under my hand and seal this 24th day of May A. D. 1842.
L.S.
Justice Peace. [p. [1]]
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