Writ of Habeas Corpus, 19 November 1842 [City of Nauvoo v. Brown]

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State of Illinois) Sct. [scilicet]
City of )
The People of the State of , to the of said . Greeting;
Whereas application has been made before the Municipal Court of said , that the Body of George Brown is—— in the Custody of of said .
These are therefore to command the said of said — to safely have the Body of said George Brown in his custody detained as it is said, together with the day and cause of his caption and detention, by whatsoever name the said George Brown may be known or called, before the Municipal Court of said , forthwith, to abide such Order as the said Court shall make in this behalf, and further, if the said or other Person or Persons having said George Brown—— in Custody, shall refuse or neglect to comply with the provisions of this Writ, you the of said , or other Person authorized to serve the same, are hereby required to arrest the Person or Persons so refusing or neglecting to comply as aforesaid, and bring him or them, together with the Person or Persons in his or their custody, forthwith, before the Municipal Court aforesaid, to be dealt with according to Law; and herein fail not, and bring this Writ with you.
Witness Clerk of the Municipal Court, at , this nineteenth day of November in the year of Our Lord, One thousand eight hundred and forty two.
, Clerk.
Seal of the Municipal Court of the City of . [p. [1]]
State of Illinois) Sct. [scilicet]
City of )
The People of the State of , to the of said . Greeting;
Whereas application has been made before the Municipal Court of said , that the Body of George Brown is—— in the Custody of of said .
These are therefore to command the said of said — to safely have the Body of said George Brown in his custody detained as it is said, together with the day and cause of his caption and detention, by whatsoever name the said George Brown may be known or called, before the Municipal Court of said , forthwith, to abide such Order as the said Court shall make in this behalf, and further, if the said — or other Person or Persons having said George Brown—— in Custody, shall refuse or neglect to comply with the provisions of this Writ, you the of said , or other Person authorized to serve the same, are hereby required to arrest the Person or Persons so refusing or neglecting to comply as aforesaid, and bring him or them, together with the Person or Persons in his or their custody, forthwith, before the Municipal Court aforesaid, to be dealt with according to Law; and herein fail not, and bring this Writ with you.
Witness Clerk of the Municipal Court, at , this nineteenth day of November in the year of Our Lord, One thousand eight hundred and forty two.
, Clerk.
Seal of the Municipal Court of the City of . [p. [1]]
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