Recognizance, 9 October 1843 [State of Illinois v. Drown on Habeas Corpus]

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State of Illinois) ss [scilicet]
Be it remembered, that on the ninth day of October A D 1843 Christian Upperman Mary Upperman Elizabeth Mallory of the county of come before me L[eonard] E Harrington a Justice of the peace in and for said and acknowledged themselves to owe jointly and severally unto the people of the State of in the sum of two hundred dollars to be levied upon <​their​> our goods and Chattels lands and tenements if default be made in the following to wit, The condition of the above recognizance is such that if the above bounden Christian Upperman Mary Upperman and Elizabeth Mallory shall each and every of them be and personally appear at the next Circuit Court of the County of on the first day thereof to give evidence on behalf of the people of the State of against Charles Drown on a Charge of perjury committed in swearing to a certain affidavit before one a Justice of the peace in and for said on the 8th day of August 1842, as well to the grand as the pettit Jury and not depart the Court without have then this recognizance to be void otherwise to be and remain in full force and virtue
X <​her mark​> Elizabeth Mallory
X <​his mark​> Christian Upperman
X <​her mark​>Mary Upperman
Subscribed and acknowledged before me this 9th day of October A D 1843
L E Harrington JP [p. [1]]
of Christian Upperman Mary Upperman Elizabeth Mallery
Filed October 12th 1843
clk [p. [2]]


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    Marks of Elizabeth Mallory, Christian Upperman, and Mary Upperman.  

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    Signature of Leonard Harrington.  

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    Docket in handwriting of Leonard Harrington.  

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    Notation probably in handwriting of David E. Head.