Subpoena, 10 May 1844 [C. A. Foster v. JS and Coolidge]

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State of Illinois,) Sc[ilice]t.
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The People of the State of , TO THE OF SAID GREETING:
WE COMMAND YOU TO SUMMON , & if to be found in your , personally to be and appear before the Circuit Court of said , at the Court House, in , on the Twenty Second— day of May in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty-four to testify, and the truth to speak, in relation to a certain matter in controversy, now depending in the said Court, between plaintiff[blank], and Joseph Smith & defendant at the instance of the said laying aside all pretences and excuses whatsoever, under the penalty of what the law directs. And make due return of this writ, and the manner in which you execute the same.
[seal]
WITNESS, Clerk of our said Circuit Court, at , this Tenth— day of May— in the year of Our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty-four
Clerk.
By Depy [p. [1]]
[blank] DAY. NO. [blank]
SUBPOENA FOR , & IN THE CASE OF vs Smith &
In the Circuit Court, Illinois. To the May Term, A. D. 1844
 
I cannot, in my , find the within named [blank]
Sheriff, , Illinois.
 
I have served the within Writ, by reading the same to the within named. May 13th. 1844 and May 16th. 1844
Sheriff, , Ills. By D. S.
 
Sheriff’s Fees.
3 Service of Subpoena, $ 75
Returning Subpoena, 12½
60 Miles Travel, 3[.]75
Total Amount, $4[.]62½
Sheriff, IlLS
By D S.
 
Filed May 18, 1844
clk
 
Filed August 12 1844
James M Campbell clk [p. [2]]

Footnotes

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    TEXT: The form included a blank space in case “plaintiff” needed to be made plural.  

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    Docket printed with manuscript additions in handwriting of David E. Head.  

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    Notations printed with manuscript additions in handwriting of William Backenstos and John D. Parker.  

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    Manuscript additions in handwriting of William Backenstos begin.  

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    Manuscript additions in handwriting of William Backenstos end; manuscript additions in handwriting of John D. Parker begin.  

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    Notation in handwriting of David E. Head.  

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    Notation in handwriting of James M. Campbell.