Thomas Reynolds, Requisition, 22 July 1842 [Extradition of JS for Accessory to Assault]
, Requisition, , Cole Co., MO, to Governor , [, Sangamon Co., IL],  July 1842, Extradition of JS for Accessory to Assault (State of MO, Office of the Governor 1842); printed form with manuscript additions in unidentified handwriting; signatures of and James L. Minor; one page; JS Extradition Records, Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum, Springfield, IL. Includes seal.
WHEREAS, it appe[a]rs by the [an]nexed document, which is hereby certified as authentic, that one Joseph Smith is a fugitive from justice, ch[arged] with [bei]ng accessary, before the fact to an assault [with] int[ent] to K[ill, made by one] on , in this — and, it is represented to the Executive Department of this , has fled to the State of
NOW THEREFORE, I, Governor [of the] said State, of , by virtue of the authority in me vested [by the] constitution and laws of the , do, by these presents, demand the surrender and deliver[y] [of] [t]he said Joseph Smith to who is hereby appointed as the agent to receive the said Joseph Smith on the [p]art o[f] this .
IN TESTIMONY W[HEREOF, I]
of the State of , ha[ve hereunto set my] hand, and caused to be affixed the Gr[eat Seal of State] of . Done at the [ this] — day of July [in the year of our] Lord, one thousand eight hundred and fo[rty two,] o[f] [th]e Independence of the the six[ty-seventh and of] this the twenty third
TEXT: Portions of text in this document are missing because of page tears or are obscured by a ribbon or by the seal that appears after the second paragraph. All supplied text in this transcript comes from a copy of the requisition inscribed by William Clayton and housed in JS Collection, CHL.