Warrant, 10 March 1842 [City of Nauvoo v. Davis for Slander of JS–A]

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Mayor’s Office, City of ,
March 10th, AD. 1842.
To the of the — Greeting:—
Whereas complaint had been made to me, the undersigned, by Joseph Smith, under oath, “that on the 9th day of March, AD. 1842, did, at his own house, in the aforesaid, conduct himself in a very indecent manner, both in language and behaviour, towards said Smith, contrary to the provisions of an ordinance entitled “An ordinance concerning vagrants and disorderly persons”— you will arrest the said , if he be found in your bailwick, and have his body before the Municipal Court, at 6 o’clock, P. M., of this day, at the office of Gen. — and you are hereby further commanded to summon the Aldermen and Recorder of this to attend at the time and place aforesaid to hear & determine said case.
Mayor. Seal
/Entd/ [p. [1]]
I Have served the within rit By Bringing the forthwith fees— ,31
Allso summoned six Alderman fees ,87½
and the Recorder 13
march 10th 1842 [p. [2]]


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    TEXT: “Seal” enclosed in a hand-drawn representation of a seal.  

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    Notation in handwriting of James Sloan.  

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    Notation in handwriting of Dimick B. Huntington.