Warrant, 4 October 1843 [State of Illinois v. Drown on Habeas Corpus]
, Warrant, to any constable and Samuel Waterman, for , , IL, 4 Oct. 1843, State of IL v. Drown on (Nauvoo, IL, Municipal Court 1843). Copied ca. 10 Oct. 1843; handwriting of ; docket and notation by , [, Hancock Co., IL, ca. 10 Oct. 1843]; docket and notation by , ca. 10 Oct. 1843; two pages; Nauvoo, IL, Records, CHL. Includes seal.
To any Constable of said city Greetings and to Samuel Waterman particularly— Whereas hath this day made complaint on oath before me a Justice of the Peace of said that he believes and has good cause to believe that did commit Wilful & corrupt Perjury in the month of August A.D. 1842 in order to obtain a search Warrant to search the Premises of Lemuel Mallory for a certain Brass Kettle which he the said did on his oath State to have been feloniously taken and carried from his the said s premises & further that he did suspect the said Lemuel Mallory to be guilty of the deed and that the property was <stolen> was concealed in or about his premises Whereas the truth is the said Brass Kettle was conveyed to the Premises of the said Lemuel Mallory for the corrupt Persuasion & influence over one by the said and that he the said placed or caused to be placed the Brass Kettle out of doors in order to be conveyed to the said Lemuel Mallory—
These are therefore to command you in the name of the People of the State of frothwith [forthwith] to take the said and bring him before me at my office in to be dealt with according to Law. and hereof make due return as the Law directs— givenunder my hand this the fourth day of October AD 1843