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Hancock County, Illinois Circuit Court bond

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 636
Scope and Contents Mss. bond of $60 payable to N.J. Daley by Loren Babbitt and Edward A. Bedell on condition of a following lawsuit.
Dates: 1846

Circuit Court injunction for Joseph Smith, Jr.

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 416
Scope and Contents Printed and handwitten injunction dated March 10, 1843, signed by Jacob B. Backenstos The item is addressed to Joseph Smith, mayor of Nauvoo, Illinois, demanding a halt in further proceedings in the case of Charles R. Dana vs. William B. Brink. The action had been taken to recover $99.
Dates: 1843 March 10

Circuit Court legal documents

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1247
Scope and Contents Photocopies of handwritten legal documents. The collection includes petitions, contracts, appeals, court orders, and summonses involving members of the Mormon Church.
Dates: 1838-1846

Circuit Court legal documents

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 621
Scope and Contents Manuscript documents (8 pages) concerning the case of Martha Aker vs. William S. Hathaway, including subpeonas and judgements.
Dates: 1845-1846

Circuit court summons

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 8405
Scope and Contents Original court summons issued by the State of Illinois, Hancock County to Joseph Smith Jr. and John P. Greene to appear at the Hancock County Circuit Court before May 1844 in order to address the complaint of Orsemus F. Bostwick for trespass to damage in the amount of two hundred dollars. The summons was signed by J. B. Backenstos, clerk of the circuit court. Dated March 4, 1844.
Dates: 1844 March 4

Hancock County (Ill.) Circuit Court case documents

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2951
Scope and Contents Documents in the collection relate to criminal and civil court cases which took place in Hancock County, Illinois between 1830 and 1846. They include several debt and trespassing cases, as well as a few for rape, murder, and larceny cases. Documents include affidavits, subpoenas, verdicts, bonds, bills, writs, agreements, and others. There are approximately 100 cases and about 1200 items.
Dates: 1830-1846

Hancock County, Illinois Circuit Court ejectments

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 632
Scope and Contents Mss. Includes two requests for ejectment of individuals from land in the cases of Daniel H. Wells vs. Lodowick Ferre and Daniel H. Wells vs. William M. Powers. Wells also requests $500 in damages from each defendant.
Dates: 1843

Hancock County (Ill.) Circuit Court legal document

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 1259
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten and printed legal document specifying that Davis Amos, Lewis Robison, and Robert D. Foster are legally obligated to pay some money.
Dates: 1842

Hancock County (Ill.) Circuit Court legal documents

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1443
Scope and Contents Collection contains about 750 documents relating to some 250 actions arising in justice of the peace or circuit courts in Hancock County, Illinois. Also includes a letter from David Martin concerning part of the collection and indexes to court cases involving Joseph Smith Jr. and the autographs of those who martyred Smith.
Dates: 1839-1860

Hancock County, Illinois Circuit Court subpeona

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 626
Scope and Contents Printed form with mss. entries. Subpeona to Robert Short to appear in the case of Chittenden vs. Eby.
Dates: 1843

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Smith, Joseph, Jr., 1805-1844 5
Backenstos, Jacob B. (Jacob Benjamin), 1811-1857 4
Foster, Robert D. 3
Babbitt, Almon W. (Almon Whiting), 1813-1856 2
Davis, Amos, Jr., 1811-1877 2