Habeas Corpus, 4 April 1843 [State of Illinois v. J. Hoopes and L. Hoopes on Habeas Corpus]

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State of Illinois) Sct. [scilicet]
City of )
The People of the State of , to the of said .—
Whereas application has been made before the Municipal Court of said , that the Bodies of Jonathan Hoopes & Lewis Hoopes <​are​> in the custody of a Constable of said , & a Constable of in said .
These are therefore to command the said Constable—— of said <​and ​> to safely have the Bodies of said Jonathan Hoopes & Lewis Hoopes in his custody detained as it is said, together with the day and cause of <​their​> caption and detention, by whatsoever name the said Jonathan Hoopes and Lewis Hoopes may be known or called, before the Municipal Court of said , forthwith, to abide such Order as the said Court shall make in this behalf, and further, if the said —— or other Person or Persons having said Jonathan Hoopes & Lewis Hoopes in custody, 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 Persons 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 fourth day of April—— in the year of Our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and forty three.
, Clerk.
Seal of the Municipal Court of the City of [p. [1]]
By the Act.——
The within served on the said by deliverg him a copy of the within April 4th1843 Court notafied to meet at the mayors on the 5the day of April 1843 at 9 Oclok AM— fees $ bring writ
Serving writ $31¼¢
Notafying court 1— 00
attendance— 1— 00
$2— 31— ¼
Docketed.— [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 in handwriting of James Sloan.  

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    Notation in handwriting of Henry G. Sherwood.  

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    Endorsement in handwriting of James Sloan.