Subpoena, 20 May 1844 [Niswanger v. Wight and Jett]

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State of Illinois,) Sct. [scilicet]
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The People of the State of , TO THE OF SAID GREETING:
WE COMMAND YOU TO SUMMON Jos Smith, , Jacob Zandel [Zundel] & Stephen Litz 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 first 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 William Niswanger, plaintiff, and & Hamilton Jett defendant at the instance of the said Deft laying aside all pretences and excuses whatsoever, under the peaalty [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 20 day of May in the year of Our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty-four
Clerk. [p. [1]]
[blank] DAY. NO. [blank]
SUBPOENA FOR Jos. Smith, Jacob Zandel & S. Litz IN THE CASE OF Niswanger vs Jett In the Circuit Court, Illinois. To the May Term, A. D. 1844
 
I cannot, in my , find the within named Joseph Smith & Jacob Zondle
Sheriff, , Illinois.
James. M Spilman Const
 
I have served the within Writ, by reading the same to the within named. Stephen Litz May 22— 1844
Sheriff, , Ills.
J. M Spilman Const
 
’s Fees.
Service of Subpoena, $25
Returning Subpoena, 12½
20 Miles Travel, 1.28
Total Amount, $1.62½
Sheriff, H. C. Ills. [p. [2]]

Footnotes

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    Docket printed with manuscript additions in handwriting of Jacob B. Backenstos.  

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    Notations printed with manuscript additions presumably in handwriting of James M. Spilman.  

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    Notation printed with manuscript additions in handwriting of William Backenstos.