Warrant, 11 June 1844, William Clayton Copy [State of Illinois v. JS for Riot on Habeas Corpus and State of Illinois v. H. Smith et al. on Habeas Corpus]
, Warrant, to “all Constables, Sheriffs and coroners” of , for JS, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , and , , Hancock Co., IL, 11 June 1844, sealed by ; State of IL v. JS for Riot on Habeas Corpus (Nauvoo, IL, Municipal Court 1844) and State of IL v. H. Smith et al. on Habeas Corpus (Nauvoo, IL, Municipal Court 1844). Featured version copied [12 June 1844]; handwriting of ; notations by , [, IL], 13 June 1844; notation by with signature of , , Hancock Co., IL, 13 June 1844; docket and notation by , [ca. 13 June 1844]; two pages; JS Collection, CHL. Includes seal and use marks.
The people of the State of to all Constables, Sheriffs and coroners of said
Whereas complaint hath been made before me, one of the justices of the peace, within & for the County of aforesaid, upon the oath of of said that Joseph Smith, , , , , , , , , , [,] , , , , , and of said , did on the tenth day of June instant, commit a , at & within the aforesaid, wherein they with force & violence broke into the printing office of the Nauvoo Expositor and unlawfully & with force burned & destroyed the printing press, type & fixtures of the same, being the property of , ; , , , and .
These are therefore to command you, forthwith to apprehend the said Joseph Smith, [,] , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , and , and bring them before me or some other justice of the Peace to answer the premises, and further to be dealt with according to law [p. ]