Execution, 5 July 1842 [City of Nauvoo v. McGraw]

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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 Chattels of William H. McGraw in said , you make the Sum of twenty five Dollars Debt, and Two Dollars and forty three & one half Cents Cost, which the State of <​said City of ,​> lately recovered before me, in a certain case of a breach of a City Ordinance, by selling Spirituous Liquors, against the said William H. Mc.Graw, and hereof make return to me within seventy days from this date.— Given under my hand and Seal this fifth day of July 1842.—
Joseph Smith Seal
Mayor, and a Justice of the Peace in and for the City of .
Bond on Appeal lodged, with me, for the Treasurer, in his absence, July 5th 1842,— which stayed this .— [p. [1]]
State of
Wm. H. Mc.Graw
Fine—— $25,00
Mayors Fees—— 1,87½
Consts fees—— ,56
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    Signature of JS.  

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

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    Notation in handwriting of James Sloan.  

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    Docket in handwriting of James Sloan.