Minutes, 13 April 1844 [State of Illinois v. Colton on Habeas Corpus]

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Municipal Court
April 13[th] 1844.—
Present Chief Justice Joseph Smith associate Ju[sti]ce
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writ returnd.— with the return therein & presen[ted] before the court.—
<​Petition writ of Habeas corpus.​>
Copy of the writ return.— with the <​​> writ of the original case,— & return thereon.——
Mayor. asked the Lawyers opinion of this court having Jurisdiction— in cases arising under the statutes. Lawyer <​​> decided it had
Copy of the original complaint was read before the court. warrant of .— and commitment
[illegible]— [Andrew] Colton refered to be tried before [2 words illegible] I refered the case to & refused to [illegible] the case.— [p. [1]]
paper in case of A. Colton
<​Filed​> April 13[th]. 1844 [p. [2]]


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    Docket and notation in handwriting of William W. Phelps.