Execution, 25 July 1842 [State of Illinois v. Little]

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State of Illinois)
City of )
The People of the State of To— The City of said .— Greeting.
We command you that of the Goods and Chattles of Edwin Little in said , you make the Sum of five Dollars Debt, and one Dollar and ninety three ¾ Cents Cost, which the State of lately recovered before me, in a certain case of Assault and Battery, against the said Edwin Little, and hereof make return to me within seventy days from this date.— Given under my hand and Seal this twenty fifth day of July 1842.
Joseph Smith Seal
Mayor, and a Justice of the Peace in and for the City of . [p. [1]]
State of
Edwin Little
Fine— $5,00
Mayors fees— 1,25
Const fees— 68¾
Recd Augt 4th 1842
Sept 30th Executed [2 words illegible] of [illegible]
Oct. 3rd received in full & paid the cost, & the ballance over to the which was five Dollars
High Const [p. [2]]


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    Signature of JS.  

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    TEXT: “Seal” enclosed in a hand-drawn representation of a seal.  

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    Docket and notation in handwriting of James Sloan.  

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    Endorsement in handwriting of Henry G. Sherwood.  

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    Notation in handwriting of Dimick B. Huntington.