Execution, 4 June 1844 [State of Illinois v. Colton on Habeas Corpus]

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State of Illinois) ss. [scilicet]
City of )
The people of the State of to the of said greeting
We command you that of the goods and chattels of A[ndrew] J. Higbee. in your you make the sum of fifeteen fifteen dollars and three and one <​three​> fourth cents, costs in the municipal court of said . on the 13th of April 1844 wherein A[ndrew] Colton was on trial on . praying to be released from custody wherein he was held by virtue of a issued by Justice of the peace,— the original complainant being the said A. J. Higbee.— and make due returns, to me, hereof, within seventy days from date
Given under My hand and seal of court this. 4 day of June 1844 <​at the aforesaid——​>
Clerk M. C. [Municipal Court] C. N. [City of ] [p. [1]]
June 4— 1844
vs A. J. Higbee—
Rec[eiv]ed June 5, 3 oclock P. M.
C. M [City Marshal]
Entering return Execution 12½
I Return this Execution nothing made there being no property found to Levy upon. & also this Execution came to my hands after the proper return day thereof being given to me since the Death of the former Marshal
Novr. 5th 1844
Marshall Fees
Serving & Returning Execution 50
J[onathan] C Wright CM [p. [2]]


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    Docket in handwriting of Willard Richards  

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    Endorsement in handwriting of John. P. Greene  

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    Notation in handwriting of Willard Richards.  

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    Notation in handwriting of Jonathan C. Wright.