Writ of Capias, 30 May 1839 [State of Missouri v. JS et al. for Riot]

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State of Missouri) SS [scilicet]
County of )
The State of To the Sheriff of Greeting—
You are hereby commanded to take the Bodies of Joseph Smith Smith Jr, , , Joseph [W.] Younger Perry Durphy [Durfee], Ephraim Owens [Owen], John Lemmon, James Whitaker, Alanson Brown, James Bingham, Amos Tubbs [Tubs], Absolem Senchfield [Absalom Sentchfield] William Alridge [Aldrich], , and ; if they be found in said County of and there safely keep so that you have the said Defendants before the Judge of our Daviess Circuit Court on the first day of the next Term Thereof, to be holden at the seat of Justice for said County of on the second Monday in August next it being the Twelfth day of said Month, Then and there to answer to an Indictment in said Court Pending against them for Riot, Herein fail not and have you then and there this writ—
[seal]
Witness Clerk of said Court with his Private seal Affixed there being no official seal yet Provided, at office the 30th day of May A D 1839
Clerk
Clerk’s fees for This writ $1.00 [p. [1]]
State of Missouri) SS [scilicet]
County of )
The State of To the Sheriff of Greeting—
You are hereby commanded to take the Bodies of Joseph Smith Smith Jr, , , Joseph [W.] Younger Perry Durphy [Durfee], Ephraim Owens [Owen], John Lemmon, James Whitaker, Alanson Brown, James Bingham, Amos Tubbs [Tubs], Absolem Senchfield [Absalom Sentchfield] William Alridge [Aldrich], , and ; if they be found in said County of and there safely keep so that you have the said Defendants before the Judge of our Daviess Circuit Court on the first day of the next Term Thereof, to be holden at the seat of Justice for said County of on the second Monday in August next it being the Twelfth day of said Month, Then and there to answer to an Indictment in said Court Pending against them for Riot, Herein fail not and have you then and there this writ—
[seal]
Witness Clerk of said Court with his Private seal Affixed there being no official seal yet Provided, at office the 30th day of May A D 1839
Clerk
Clerk’s fees for This writ $1.00 [p. [1]]
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