Habeas Corpus, 13 June 1844, Copy [State of Illinois v. H. Smith et al. on Habeas Corpus]

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City of .)
The people of the State of to the of said .— GREETING:
Whereas application has been made before the Municipal Court of said , that the body bod[i]es of one . , . of the aforesaid is in the custody of one constable of the county of State aforesaid. These are therefore to command the said .— to safely have the body of said . <​. . , , & & ​> of the city aforesaid, in his custody detained, as it is said, together with the day and cause of his caption and detention by whatsoever name the said & other mnton [mentioned] in ths writ may be known or called, before the Municipal Court of the said forthwith, to abide such order as the said court shall make in his behalf. And further if the said or other person or persons having said & other, of said city of , in custodv, shall refuse or neglect to comply with the provisions of this writ, you, the of said , or other person authorized to serve the same, are hereby required to arrest the person or person so refusing or neglecting to comply, as aforesaid, and bring him or them; together with the person or persons in his or their custody, forthwith before the Municipal Court, aforesaid, to be dealt with according to law. And herein fail not, and bring this writ with you.
Witness Clerk of the Municipal Court at , this 13th day of June in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty four
Clerk of the Municipal Court of the City of . [p. [1]]
and others— June 13, 1844
By the act
This is a true copy of the original— now in my possesion—
<​C​> Marshal
To H C
Filed June 13— 1844 [p. [2]]


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    Docket in handwriting of Willard Richards.  

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    Notation in handwriting of John P. Greene.  

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    Notation in handwriting of Willard Richards.