Thomas Reynolds, Requisition, 22 July 1842, William Clayton Copy [Extradition of JS for Accessory to Assault]

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The of the State of to the of the State of Greeting:
Whereas, it appears by the annexed document, which is hereby certified as authentic, that one Joseph Smith is a fugitive from justice, charged with being accessary before the fact, to an assault with intent to kill, made by one on in this , and it is represented to the Executive Department of this , has fled to the State of :
Now, therefore I Governor of the said State of , by virtue of the authority in me vested by the Constitution and Laws of the , do by these presents demand the surrender and delivery of the said Joseph Smith to who is hereby appointed as the Agent to receive the said Joseph Smith on the part of this .
L. S.
In testimony whereof, I of the State of , have hereunto set my hand, and caused to be affixed the Great Seal of State of . Done at the City of Jefferson this 22nd. day of July in the year of our Lord One thousand eight hundred and forty two, of the Independance of the the Sixty-Seventh and of this the twenty third
By the Governor
Jas L. Minor
Secretary of State [p. [5]]
State of
Office of Secretary of State
I , Secretary of State, of the State of , do hereby certify the foregoing to be a true and perfect copy of the demand of the of the State of upon the of this , for the apprehension and Surrender of Joseph Smith who is charged with being a fugitive from justice, and the affidavit of attached to the same, which are on file in this office
L. S
In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed the Great Seal of at this thirty first day of December A. D. 1842
Secretary of State
I do hereby certify the foregoing to be true copies of the demand and affidavit upon which the writ for the apprehension of Joseph Smith was this day issued
Dec— 31— 1842
Sec. of State [p. [7]]

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

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