Order, 31 December 1842 [Extradition of JS for Accessory to Assault]

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“It is ordered that the of and the be informed by the that Joseph Smith arrested on a warrant issued for his apprehension by the of 31st. Decr. 1842, is before this Court on a writ of — and that the case will be heard on Monday 2d. January 1842 <​1843​>— and that a copy of this order be handed to each of those Officers.—”
United States of America)
District of )
I Clerk of the Circuit Court of the for the District aforesaid do certify that the foregoing is a true copy of an order passed by said court the 31st. day of December 1842.—
In testimony whereof I have hereunto subscribed my name and affixed the seal of said Court at this 31st. day of December A. D. 1842—
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In the matter of Joseph Smith
Copy of order
Delivered a Copy of the within order to Governor and Attorney General of the State of December 31st. 1842.—
s fees
Serving On 2— $4.00
Returning 12.
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    Docket in handwriting of James Owings.  

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    Notation in handwriting of James Owings.  

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    Signature presumably of William Prentiss.  

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    Notation presumably in handwriting of William Prentiss.