Warrant, 17 December 1842 [City of Nauvoo v. Clements and N. Tanner]

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State of Illinois) s.s. [scilicet]
Hancock Coy.)
City of )
The People of the State of , to the of said . Greeting;
Whereas complaint has been made before me Joseph Smith Mayor, and <​a Justice of Peace in and for​> said , on the Oath of Adah [Winchell] Clements, that Albert Clements and Nathan Tener [Tanner] did commit an Assault and battery upon <​her​> Deponent, in said , whereby a breach of an Ordinance of said , entitled “an Ordinance concerning Vagrants and disorderly Persons” was also committed as she believes. These are therefore to command you to take the Bodies of the above named Albert Clements and Nathan Tener, and bring them forthwith before me to be further dealt with according to Law. And hereof make due return as the Law directs. Given under my hand and Seal this 17th. day of December 1842.
Joseph Smith Seal
/Entd/ [p. [1]]
Decr. 17th. 1842.
State of ) Warrt. [Warrant] on Compl[ain]t of Adah Clements
& City of )
Albert Clements)
& Nathan Tener)
Personally served. and Prisoners presant fees $0.62½
, Con. [p. [2]]


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    Signature of JS.  

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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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    Docket in handwriting of James Sloan.  

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    Notation in handwriting of John D. Parker.