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Civil Procedure and Courts

Subject Source: Cclanarrow

Found in 372 Collections and/or Records:

Hancock County (Ill.) legal instruments

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230310853]
Identifier: MSS SC 1276
Scope and Contents

Legal instruments from Hancock County, Illinois. The items are from court cases involving James White.

Dates: 1830-1836

Hancock County (Ill.) legal papers collection

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 3234
Scope and Contents

The contents of this collection are mainly autographed, though some are typewritten. They are legal documents documenting cases presented in Hancock County, Illinois between 1830 and 1868

Dates: 1830-1868

Hancock County (Ill.) search warrant

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230238609]
Identifier: MSS SC 343
Scope and Contents

On May 7, 1843 a plow and clevis were stolen from William Law. Wells, as justice of the peace in Hancock County, sent Constable Lewis Robison to search Jacob Potts' and one Davison's property for the plow. On May 17, Robison signed the search warrant showing he had recovered the plow, arrested Potts and Davison and had expended $1.75.

Dates: 1843

Hancock County, Illinois summons for Parley P. Pratt

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230237759]
Identifier: MSS SC 744
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and printed summons requiring that Parley P. Pratt come to court to answere charges.

Dates: 1845

Hancock County, Illinois summonses

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230305077]
Identifier: MSS SC 759
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and printed summonses for Joseph Smith, first president of the Mormon Church, and John C. Bennett, and apostle in the Mormon Church. Also included is a receipt from Emma Hale Smith, first wife of Joseph Smith, made out to Thomas Sharp.

Dates: 1841-1847

Hancock County, Illinois Court appeal bond

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230310770]
Identifier: MSS SC 1285
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and printed appeal bond. The item records the obligation of the plaintiff, John Boyuton, to pay defendant Jabez A. Bebe the sum of fifteen dollars. The document claims to be taken from a judgement rendered by justice of the peace Abraham Lincoln and was approved by court clerk Jacob Cunningham Davis.

Dates: 1841

Hancock County legal instruments

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197239120188]
Identifier: MSS SC 1283
Scope and Contents This collection contains various handwritten legal instruments, such as lawsuits and affidavits, related to court cases involving early members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Hancock County, Illinois. These include: Amos Davis vs. Joseph Smith, Orson Spencer, and John P. Green, May 1844; State of Illinois & Hancock County vs. John Dedman /John Dedman vs. Levi Williams, 1833-1835; State of Illinois & Hancock County vs. John Elliott, 1843-1844; Reuben...
Dates: 1831-1844

Hancock County records

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230236942]
Identifier: MSS SC 212
Scope and Contents

Film contains 22 items, including three collections: Nauvoo court records; Eudocia Marsh's Mormons in Hancock County : a Reminiscence; and the Strangite Papers, 1851-1963.

Dates: 1840-1963

Appleton Milo Harmon official bond

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230318591]
Identifier: MSS SC 1950
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and printed bond. Harmon had been elected school trustee from Tocquerville, Utah, and the bond was to ensure that he would conduct that assignment honestly.

Dates: 1868

Benjamin Harrison pardon of John Ammon Powell

 Item — Oversize-folder 1: [Barcode: 31197239244863]
Identifier: MSS 9129
Scope and Contents

Contains a handwritten pardon in the hand of James Gillespie Blaine, United States Secretary of State, signed by President Benjamin Harrison in Washington D.C., pardoning John Ammon Powell of Price, Utah of his sentence of adultery related to polygamy from one year to six months. Dated 1891 March 18.

Dates: 1891 March 18