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said county, charged, on the oath of A. B., with [having, on the day of

18 feloniously and falsely made, forged, and counterfeited a certain promissory note, purporting to be the promissory note of A. B. to the said C.D., for the payment of fifty dollars ;] and the said justice having associated with him Jabez Fitch, Esquire, a neighboring justice of the peace of the said county, and they having taken the examination of the witnesses and considered the proofs adduced and the law arising thereon, did adjudge that the said offence had been committed, and that there was probable cause to believe the said C. D. to be guilty of the charge exhibited against him, and required him to enter into a recognizance, with good and sufficient sureties, in the sum of dollars, for his personal appearance at the next term of the circuit court to be held in and for the county of La Salle, on the first day thereof, with which requisition the said C. D. has failed to comply.

We, therefore, command you, the said constable, forthwith, to convey the said C. D. to the common jail of the said county, and deliver him to the keeper thereof; and you, the said keeper, are hereby required to receive the said C. D. into your custody in the said jail, and him there safely keep for the want of sureties, until he shall be discharged by due course of law. Witness, the said Seth B. Farwell and Jabez Fitch, Esquires, at Oltawa, in the county of La Salle, the day of 18

Seth B. Farwell,
Jabez Filch.

Endorsement.

“ Bail ought to be taken in the sum of $

Seth B. Farwell,

"Jabez Filch, “Justices of the peace.”

Form of mittimus where prisoner gonfessed the offence. State of Illinois, > La Salle County, S ss. The people of the state of Illinois to any constable of the said county, and 3.the keeper of the common jail of said county :

These are to command you, the said constable, forthwith to convey and deliver into the custody of the keeper of the common jail of the said county, the body of C. D., this day brought before Seth B. Farwell, Esquire, one of the justices of the peace in and for the said county, and charged, upon the oath of A. B., with [having, on the

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in the county aforesaid, feloniously stolen, taken, and carried away one gold watch, of the value of fifty dollars, the property of the said A. B.,] which the said C. D.

day of

has confessed upon his examination before the said justice of the peace, and having been required, by the said justice, to enter into a recognizance, with sufficient sureties, for his appearance the first day of the next term of the circuit court, to beheld in and for the county of La Salle, with which requisition the said C. D. has failed to comply; and you, the said keeper, are hereby required to receive the said C. D. into your custody in the said jail, and him there safely keep, for the want of sureties, until he shall be discharged by due course of law. Witness, the said justice, at Ottawa, in the county of La Salle, the day of

18 Seth B. Farwell.

Endorsement.

“ Bail ought to be taken in the sum of $

Seth B. Farwell, “Justice of the peace.”

Mittimus by a justice for an offence in his presence. State of Illinois,

La Salle county, 3 ss. The people of the state of Illinois to any constable of the said county, and to the keeper of the common jail of said county :

These are to command you, the said constable, forthwith to convey and deliver into the custody of the keeper of the common jail of the said county, the body of C. D., charged by Seth B. Farwell, Esquire, one of the justices of the peace of the said county, upon the view of the said justice, with having, on this present day, at Ollawa, in the said county, with an abandoned heart, and without provocation, feloniously, with a deadly weapon, to wit, a hatchet, made an assault upon A. B., with intent to inflict upon the person of the said A. B. a bodily injury, he, the said C. D., having been required to enter into a recognizance, with sufficient sureties, to be and appear at the next terr ti the circuit court to be held in and for the said county of La Salle, on the first day thereof, and having neglected to comply with such requisition; and you, the said keeper, are hereby required to receive the said C. D. into your custo ly in the said jail, and him there safely keep for want of sureties, and until he shall be discharged by due course of law. Witness, the said Seth B. Farwell, Esquire, at Ottawa, in the county aforesaid, the 18

Seth B. Farwell.

day of

Endorsement.

“ Bail ought to be taken in the sum of $

Seth B. Farwell, “Justice of the peace,"

FORMS

OF RECOGNIZANCES TO GIVE EVIDENCE.

Form of recognizance of a witness.

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SS.
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State of Illinois,
La Salle county,

Be it remembered, that, on the day of

A. B., of

in the county aforesaid, comes before Seth B. Farwell, Esquire, a justice of the peace of the said county, and acknowledges himself to owe the people of the state of Illinois the sum of - dollars, to be made and levied of his goods and chattels, lands and tenements, to the use of the said people, if default shall be made in the condition following:

The condition of this recognizance is such, that, if the bounden A. B. shall personally be and appear at the next term of the circuit court, to be held in and for the said county of La Salle, on the first day thereof, to give evidence on behalf of the said people against C. D., for (feloniously stealing, taking, and carrying away a silver watch, the property of A. B.,] as well to the grand jury as to the petit jury, and do not depart the court without leave, then this recognizance to be void, or else to remain in full force.

A. B. Taken, subscribed, and acknowledged

the day and year first above written, before

Seth B. Farwell.

Form of recognizance by several witnesses.

day of

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State of Illinois,
La Salle county, Be it remembered, that, on the

A. B., E. F., and G. H., all of in the county aforesaid, come before Seth B. Farwell, Esquire, a justice of the peace of the said county, and each of them separately acknowledges himself separately and individually to owe to the people of the state of Illinois the sum of

dollars, to be made and levied of his goods and chattels, lands and tenements, to the use of the said people, if default shall be made in the condition following:

The condition of this recognizance is such, that, if the said A. B., E. F., and G. H. shall severally appear at the next term of the circuit court, to be held in and for the said county of La Salle, to give evidence in behalf of the said people against C. D., for (here state the offence briefly) as well to the grand jury as to the petit jury, and do not depart the court without leave, then this recognizance to be void, otherwise to remain in full force.

A. B. Taken, subscribed, and acknowledged

E. F. the day and year first above written,

G. H. before

Seth B. Farwell.

For a recognizance of wilness with surelies.

State of Illinois, > La Salle County, 3 ss. Be it remembered, that, on the das or 18 A. B., of

in the county aforesaid, and E. F. and G. H., of the same place, personally come before Seth B. Farwell, Esquire, one of the said justices of the peace of the said county, and severally and respectively acknowledge themselves to owe to the people of the state of Innois, that is to say, the said A. B. the sum of dollars, and the said E. F. and G. H. each the sum of dollars, to be levied of their goods and chattels, lands and tenements, to the use of the said people, if default shall be made in the condition following:

The condition of this recognizance is such, that, if the said A. B. shall personally appear on the first day of the next term of the circuit court, (as the former precedents.)

Form of recognizance by sureties by an infant or married woman.

State of Illinois, ?
La Salle county, ss.

Be it remembered, that on the day of

18 E. F. and G. H., of the county aforesaid, personally come before Seth B. Farwell, Esquire, one of the justices of the peace of the said county, and severally and respectively acknowledge themselves to owe to the people of the state of Illinois each the sum of

dollars, to be levied of their respective goods and chattels, lands and tenements, to the use of the said people, if default shall be made in the condition following:

The condition of this recognizance is such, that, if I. J., who is an infant, (or “a married woman,”) shall personally appear, on the first day of the next circuit court, (as in the former precedents.)

COMMITMENT OF WITNESSES.

Commitment of a witness for refusing to enter into a recognizance.

State of Illinois, La Salle County, I ss. The people of the state of Illinois, to any constable of the said county, and to the keeper of the common jail of the said county :

We command you, the said constable, forth with to convey and deliver into the custody of the said keeper the body of G. H., it appearing by the examination of the said G. H., taken on oath before Seth B. Farwell, Esquire, one of the justices of the peace of the said county, that he is a material witness against C. D., on a charge made on oath against the said C. D., for (here set forth the offence briefly,) it having been adjudged by the said justice that the said offence has been been committed, and that there is probable cause to believe the said C. D. to be guilty thereof; and the said G. H., being required to enter into a recognizance, in the sum of

dollars, for his personal appearance at the next term of the circuit court, to be held in and for the county of La Salle, on the first day thereof, to give evidence on behalf of the people against the said C. D. for the offence aforesaid, with which requisition the said G. H. has refused to comply; and you, the said keeper of the said jail, are hereby required to receive the said G. H. into your custody, in the said jail, and him there safely keep until he shall enter into such recognizance, or be otherwise discharged according to law. Witness, the said justice, at Ottawa, in the county of La Salle, the

18 Seth B. Farwell.

day of

Form of commitment of witness for the want of suretics.

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State of Illinois, La Salle County, ss. The people of the state of Illinois to any constable of said county, and to the keeper of the cominon jail of the said county :

We command you, the said constable, forth with to convey and deliver into the custody of the keeper of the common jail of the said county the body of G. H., it appearing, by the examination of the said G. H. taken on oath before Seth B. Farwell, Esquire, one of the justices of the peace of the said county, that he is a material witness against C. D., on a charge made on oath against him for (set forth the offence briefly,) it having been adjudged by the said justice that the said offence has been committed, and that there is probable cause to believe the said C. D. to be guilty thereof, and the said justice being satisfied, by due proof, (or "by the admissions of the said G. H.,”?) that there is good reason to believe that the said G. H. would not fulfil the condition of a recognizance unless sureties be required, and the said G. H. being required by the said justice to enter into a recognizance, with one good and sufficient surety, in the sum of

dollars, for his personal appearance at the next term of the circuit court to be held in and for the said county of La Salle, on the first day thereof, to give evidence on behalf of the said people against the said C. D. for the offence aforesaid, with which

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