Execution, 15 December 1843 [State of Illinois v. Finch on Habeas Corpus]

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State of Illinois) Sc[ilice]t.
<​Hancock County​>)
City of )
The People of the city <​State​> of <​​>
To the of said . Greeting:
We command you, that of the goods and chattels of , in your , you make the Sum of twenty four dollars and thirty and one fourth cents, cost of court in case of , on before the Municipal Court of Said on the 24th of November 1843, which cost was ordered by said Court to be paid by ; said Habeus Corpus having been issued to stay “a vexatious and malicias [malicious] Suit which said had caused to be instituted against said , and hereof make due returns to the of said court within seventy days from this date.
By order of the <​muni[ci]pal ​> Court. Given under my hand and seal of court, this 15th day of December 1843.
, clerk of the Municipal Court of the C. [City of ] [p. [1]]
Municipal Court.
— vs.
—— Dec 15. 1843
Costs— $24.30¼
Recd Dec 1843 at 10 oclock MM
CM [City Marshal]
Recd Dec 22d at 10, oclk
Served on one Buggy, Horse & Harness the 27th Dec 1843 in favor of the within
City Marshall.
Jan. 15. 1844
Sold the Said & Bugay <​Horse​> & Harness for five dollars & 31
Served on 25 Saks of ground
Jany 15— 1844
Jan 26. 1844 Sold 25 Sacks of Salt on the within Execution at one dollar & twenty five cents, per sack & Recd in full twenty Six <​one​> dollars & Eighty <​fortynine​> cents, in full & satisfied the within Execution
C. M.
Martal [Marshal] fees
2, Levys—— 50
2: Advits [Affidavits]—— 50
Sales on $2430— 1.50
C. M
Returnd January 29, 1844
Filed Jany. 29, 1844 [p. [2]]


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    TEXT: Embossed seal, “MUNICIPAL COURT City of Nauvoo Il”.  

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    Docket in handwriting of Willard Richards.  

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    Endorsement in handwriting of Henry G. Sherwood.  

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    Endorsement and notations in handwriting of John P. Greene.  

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    Notations in handwriting of Willard Richards.