Summons, 14 February 1843 [Dana v. Brink]

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State of Illinois) ss: [scilicet]
To any constable of said , Greeting:—
You are hereby commanded that you <​to​> Summon , if he shall be found in your , personally to be and appear before me, at my in the city of , on the 20th day of February A. D. 1843, at 10 O’Clock A.M. to answer , of a plea of on the case on proving to the damage of him the said ninety nine dollars as he saith. And have you then there this writ.
Given under my hand and seal this 14th day of Feb’y 1843
Joseph Smith L.S.
Mayor of the city of . [p. [1]]
Summons for
Served by Reading to this 15th. Day of February 1843.
fees for serving $0.25
1 Miles travel— 0.05
, Con
Filed Oct. 5th A. D. 1843
Clk [p. [2]]


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    TEXT: “L.S.” (locus sigilli, Latin for “location of the seal”) enclosed in a hand-drawn representation of a seal.  

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    Docket in handwriting of William W. Phelps.  

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    Notation in handwriting of John D. Parker.  

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    Notation in handwriting of Jacob B. Backenstos.