Warrant, 6 December 1842 [City of Nauvoo v. Davis for Assault]

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State of Illinois) S.S. [scilicet]
City of )
The People of the State of and City of . To the the of Said Greeting—
Whereas complaint has been made before me Joseph Smith Mayor in and for Said upon the oath of Wm C. Walker that of the county of & aforesaid Did on or about the first Day of Dec. A.D. 1842— Commit an on the the Body of the Said Wm C. Walker—
These are therefore to Command you to take the Said if he be found in your and take and Safely keep the Said So that you have his Body forthwith before me to answer the Said Complaint and be further Dealt with according to Law—
Given under my hand and Seal this 6th Day of Dec A.D. 1842—
Joseph Smith May[or] LS [p. [1]]
State of & City of
on Complaint of Wm C Walker
The within Served and the body of the brought & delivered to the Court
fees 25¢
Decr. 6th. 1842.
State of ) Warrant on Complaint of Wm. C. Walker, for .—
City of )
These papers are ready to be sent to the Circuit Ct. when the transcript is got signed by the Mayor.
No 75
Filed Feby 28th 1843
By D,C [p. [2]]


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    Signature of JS.  

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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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    Docket and notation in handwriting of Henry G. Sherwood.  

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    Docket in handwriting of James Sloan.  

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    Notation in handwriting of James Sloan.  

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    Docket and notation in handwriting of M. Avise.