Backenstos, Jacob B. (Jacob Benjamin), 1811-1857
- Existence: 1811 - 1857
Jacob B. Backenstos (1811-1857) was a sheriff, soldier, and politician in Illinois and Oregon.
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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.
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.
Ms. contains the transcript of the case of Jauncy and Miller vs. Jacob B. Backenstos which was heard in the Hancock County, Illinois Circuit Court, Dec. 24, 1845.
- Civil Procedure and Courts 3
- Hancock County (Ill.) -- History 3
- Politics, Government, and Law 3
- Legal instruments 2
- Nauvoo (Ill.) -- History 2
- Book of Mormon -- Controversial literature 1
- Carthage (Ill.) -- History 1
- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints 1
- Correspondence 1
- Courts -- Illinois 1
- Immigration and American Expansion 1
- Material Types 1
- Mormon Church -- Illinois -- Nauvoo -- History 1
- Mormon Church -- Presidents 1
- Mormons -- Persecutions 1
- Nauvoo (Ill.) -- History -- 19th century 1
- Pioneers 1
- Religion 1
- Summonses 1
- Trespass -- Illinois -- Nauvoo 1 ∧ less