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Law -- Illinois -- Nauvoo -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Icarian Community legal instruments

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230311000]
Identifier: MSS SC 1261
Scope and Contents Handwritten "bill of exceptions" and a printed legal notice. The bill is dated Oct. 13, 1854 and regards the case of Warren vs. the Icarian Community. The notice, which is entitled "advertisement," is dated Dec. 25, 1852 and appeared in the Nauvoo Tribune published by the Icarian Autographic Establishment.
Dates: 1852-1854

Nauvoo (Ill.) legal proceedings

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230310994]
Identifier: MSS SC 1262
Scope and Contents Two handwritten transcripts of court cases regarding the slandering of Joseph Smith (1805-1844), the Mormon prophet. The first item is dated Dec. 5, 1842 and involves the City of Nauvoo vs. Thomas J. Hunter. The second item is dated Feb. 17, 1843 and involves the City of Nauvoo vs. Amos Davis.
Dates: 1842-1843

True bill for riot on 10th June 44

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197238103896]
Identifier: MSS 8730
Scope and Contents A handwritten bill for a riot held on 10 June 1844. The item relates to an infraction related to the property of Francis M. Higbee. Includes signature of Alpheus Cutler.
Dates: date of production not identified