Habeas Corpus, 10 August 1842, Copy [Extradition of JS for Accessory to Assault]

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State of Illinois) SS [scilicet]
The People of the State of To of said
Greeting; We Command you that the Body of Joseph Smith in your Custody detained as it is said, together with the day & cause of his Caption and detention by whatsoever name the said Joseph Smith may be known or called, you safely have before , Judge of the fifth Judicial Circuit in said forthwith wherever he may be found, to abide such Order, as the said shall make in this behalf— Hereof fail not and bring this Writ with you
Witness Clerk of our said Circuit Court at this tenth day of August in the year of Our Lord One Thousand eight hundred and forty two.
Clerk By M. Avise D. C.
The Seal of the Circuit Court of Ills, was put here in a cold impression
a true Copy, compd
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By the Act.
compd [p. [2]]


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    TEXT: The text that follows is enclosed in a hand-drawn representation of a seal.  

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    Docket and notation in handwriting of James Sloan.