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maliciously, and for mischief, did set fire to, burn, and destroy ; contrary to the form of the statute in such case made and provided. (Conclude as before, page 70.)

For suspicion of girdling fruit trees. Crim. Code, Sec. 146.

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(Commence as before, page 70 ;) that, on the day of

18 a large number of fruit trees, to wit, twenty apple trees, standing and growing upon the lands of the said A. B., situate at

in the county aforesaid, were, for mischief, wilfully and maliciously girdled; and that he, the said A. B., has just and reasonable grounds to suspect, and does suspect, that C. D. did, wilfully and maliciously, and for mischief, girdle the same. (Conclude as before, page 70.)

For maliciously killing an or, 8c. Crim. Code, Sec. 146.

(Commence as before, page 70;) that, on the day of 18 at

in the county aforesaid, c. D. did, unlawfully, wilfully, and maliciously, and for mischief, kill a certain ox belonging to the said A. B. (Conclude as before, page 70.)

For suspicion of maliciously disfiguring a horse.

(Commence as before, page 70;) that, on the day of 18 at

in the county aforesaid, a certain horse of him, the said A. B., was, for mischief, wantonly and maliciously disfigured, that is to say, the ears, mane, and hairs of the tail of the said horse were cut off; and that he, the said E. B., has just and reasonable grounds to suspect, and does suspect, that C. D. did, unlawfully, wantonly, and maliciously, disfigure the said horse. (Conclude as before, page 70.)

For setting on fire prairie, 8c. Crim. Code, Sec. 148.

(Commence as before, page 70 ;) that, on the day of

18 C. D. did, wilfully and intentionally, set on fire the prairie in Eagle precinct, in the county of La Salle, in an inhabited part of this state ; contrary to the form of the statute in such case made and provided. (Conclude as before, page 70.)

OFFENCES RELATIVE TO SLAVES, INDENTURED SERVANTS, AND

APPRENTICES.

For harboring or secreting slaves, &c. Crim. Code, Sec. 149.

(Commence as before, page 70 ;) that on, &c., at, &c., in the county aforesaid, c. D. did unlawfully harbor (or “secrete”) a negro, called and known by the name of R. S., the same being a slave (or G-servant”) owing service to A. B., a resident of the state of Missouri, within the limits and under the jurisdiction of the United States; contrary to the form of the statute in such case made and provided. (Conclude as

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For taking a negro out of the state, &c. Crim. Code,

Sec. 150.

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(Cominence as before, page 70;) that, on the day of

18 C. D. being entitled to the service of R. S., a negro, by indenture entered into under the laws of the late territory of Illinois, and having a right to hold such negro in temporary servitude by virtue of those laws and the constitution of this state, before the expiration of the term of seryice of said negro, did hire out the said negro to G. H., a resident of the state of Mississippi, to live and reside in said state ; contrary to the form of the statute in such case made and provided. (Conclude as before, page 70.)

For keeper of public house harboring, 8.c., an apprentice, &c.

Crim. Code, Sec. 151.

(Commence as before, page 70 ;) that, on the day of

18 and for divers days since, C. D., the keeper of a public house, at

in the county aforesaid, did entertain at his house R. S., who is within the age of twenty one years and an apprentice to the said A. B., after having been cautioned to the contrary by the said A. B. in the presence of E. F., a credible witness, the said C. D. then and there knowing the said R. S. to be an apprentice; contrary to the form of the statute in such case made and provided, (Conclude as before, page 70.)

COMMITMENTS FOR FURTHER EXAMINATION.

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CHAPTER VIII.

FORMS OF COMMITMENTS FOR FURTHER EXAMINATION-SUMMONS, WARRANTS, AND COMMITMENTS OF WITNESSES-RECOGNIZANCE TO APPEAR-MITTIMUS-RECOGNIZANCE TO GIVE EVIDENCE-COMMITMENT OF WITNESSES-RECOGNIZ. ANCE AFTER COMMITMENT-AND LIBERATE.

FORMS OF COMMITMENTS FOR FURTHER EXAMINATION.

Commitment for further examination.

State of Illinois, 2

La Salle county, S ss. To the keeper of the common jail of the said county:

Receive into your custody and safely keep for further examination C. D., who is charged before me with having stolen, taken, and carried away a horse, the property of one A. B. Given under the hand and seal of the said justice, this day of

18

Seth B. Farwell, [L. S.]

Justice of the peace.

The like in another form.

State of Illinois, >

La Salle county, ss. To any constable of the said county, and the keeper of the common jail of said county :

Whereas, C. D. is now brought before Seth B. Farwell, · Esquire, a justice of the peace of the said county, upon a charge under oath of having passed as true and genuine ten counterfeit pieces of the silver coin of the United States, current in this state, called half dollars, with intent to defraud A. B. These are, therefore, in the name of the people of the state of Illinois, to command you, the said constable, to convey the said C. D. to the common jail of said county and deliver him to the keeper thereof; and you, the said keeper, are hereby required to receive and safely keep the said C. D. in your custody in said jail for further examination, and until he shall be discharged by due course of law. Given under the hand and seal of the said justice, this day of

18 Seth B. Farwell. [L. S.]

Order to bring up a prisoner for examination.

State of Illinois, 2 La Salle county, 3 ss. To the keeper of the common jail of the said county:

You are hereby required to bring C. D., a prisoner in your custody, to my office in Ottawa, in said county, for further examination. Given under my hand and seal, this day of

Seth B. Farwell, [L. S.]

Justice of the peace.

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SUMMONSES, WARRANTS, AND COMMITMENTS OF WITNESSES.

Summons for a witness to yive evidence.

State of Illinois, 2
La Salle county, ss. To any constable of the said county :

Whereas, complaint has been made by A. B. before Seth B. Farwell, Esquire, a justice of the peace of said county, that (set forth the offence as in the warrant) and an information given that G. H. is a material and necessary witness to be examined concerning the same; these are, therefore, in the name of the people of the state of Illinois, to require you to summon the said G. H. to appear before the said justice at his office at Ottawa, in the said county, forthwith, (or on the day of

instant, at o'clock in the set noon”) to testify the truth, according to his knowledge, concerning the premises. Given under the hand and seal of the said justice, this day of

18 Seth B. Farwell. [L. S.]"

The like in another form.

State of Illinois, ??.
La Salle county, 3 ss. To G. H. and L. M.:

These are, in the name of the people of the state of Illinois, to will and require you, and each of you, personally to be and appear before the undersigned, a justice of the peace of the said county, at his office in Ottawa, in the said county, forthwith, (or “on the day of

; instant, at o'clock in the noon”) to testify the truth, according to your knowledge, concerning a certain charge made before me by A. B. against C. D. for larceny. Given under the hand and seal of the said justice, the day of

18 Seth B. Farwell. [L. S.]

Summons for a witness where two justices are required to be

associated to take the examination.

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State of Illinois, >
La Salle County, 3 ss. To any constable of said county :

Whereas, complaint has been made by A. B. before Seth B. Farwell, Esquire, a justice of the peace of said county, that (here set forth the offence as in the warrant) and information given that G. H., I. J., K. L., and M. N. are material and necessary witnesses to be examined concerning the same.

These are, therefore, in the name of the people of the state of Illinois, to command and require you to summon the said G. H., I. J., K. L., and M. N. to appear before the said justice, and some neighboring justice to be by him associated with himself, (or "and Jabez Fitch, Esquire, a neighboring justice to be associated by the said justice with himself,”) at the office of the said Seth B. Farwell, Esquire, in Ottawa, in said county, forthwith, (or “on the day of

18 o'clock in the

noon,") to testify the truth according to their knowledge concerning the premises. Given under the hand and seal of the said Seth B. Farwell, Esquire, the day of

Seth B. Farwell. [L. S.]

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T'he like when issued by two justices. State of Illinois, ? La Salle County, 3 ss. To any constable of the said county:

Whereas, complaint has been made by A. B. before Seth B. Farwell, Esquire, a justice of the peace of said county, that (here set forth the offence as in the warrant) and information given that G. H. is a material and necessary witness to be examined concerning the same.

These are, therefore, in the name of the people of the state of Illinois, to command and require you to summon the said G. H. to appear before the said Seth B. Farwell, Esquire, and Jabez Fitch, Esquire, a neighboring justice associated with him, at the office of the said Seth B. Farwell, Esquire, forthwith, (or "on the day of

18 at o'clock in the noon,") to testify the truth according to his knowledge concerning the premises. Given under the hands and seals of the said justices, the day of

18 Seth B. Farwell, [L. S.) Jabez Filch. L. S.

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