Certiorari, 26 July 1844 [City of Nauvoo v. C. A. Foster]

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State of Illinois) SS. [scilicet]
To the Honorable the Municipal Court of the City of in said of & , Greeting:
We command you, that a certificate copy or transcript of the Record and proceedings of a certain Suit lately pending before you, wherein the City of was plaintiff & was defendant, or by whatever name the Said Suit may be entered of Record, and wherein you rendered a Judgment for the Sum of one hundred dollars <​fine​> & costs of Suit in favor of the said city of and against the Said with all things tutching the Same as fully as the Same are now before you, you Send, Sealed & Enclosed with this writ, to our Circuit Court within and for Said at a Circuit Court to be holden at on the Third Monday in the Month of October next whereof fail not under the penalty of what the law directs, and have you then there this writ,
Witness Clerk of our Said Circuit Court at this 26th. day of July A. D. 1844
Clk [p. [1]]
The City of
Circuit Court To October Term A. D. 1844
I have served the within writ by reading & delivering the same to Mayor Pro tem of city of Ill. July 27— 1844
s fees
serving writ— 50
20 miles travel— 1.25
returning— 12½
Filed Octo 21, 1844
clk [p. [2]]


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    Docket in handwriting of Jacob B. Backenstos.  

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    Notations in handwriting of William Backenstos.  

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    Notation probably in handwriting of Jacob B. Backenstos.