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Politics, Government, and Law

 Subject
Subject Source: CCLA Browse List Broad Terms

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

Hancock County, Illinois Circuit Court bond

 File — Folder 1: [31197230244185]
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.

Circuit Court injunction for Joseph Smith, Jr.

 Collection — Folder 1: [31197233289732]
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.

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.

Circuit Court legal documents

 File — Folder 1: [31197230244037]
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.

Circuit court summons

 Item — Folder 1: [31197233647392]
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.

Hancock County, Illinois Circuit Court ejectments

 File — Folder 1: [31197230244144]
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.

Hancock County (Ill.) Circuit Court legal document

 File — Folder 1: [31197230335843]
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.

Hancock County, Illinois Circuit Court subpeona

 File — Folder 1: [31197230244086]
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.

Hancock County, Illinois Circuit Court Writ of Certiorari

 File — Folder 1: [31197230237528]
Identifier: MSS SC 712
Scope and Contents Collection includes an order for the Mayor of Nauvoo to transmit a promissory note to be used in the case of Jabez Durphy vs. Davison Hibard.

Hancock County (Ill.) court summons

 File — Folder 1: [31197230310697]
Identifier: MSS SC 1294
Scope and Contents Handwritten summons dated March 17, 1843, to Edward Johnson to appear to answer a complaint from Ashael Palmer regarding failure to pay a debt. The document is signed by Robert D. Foster, Justice of the Peace.