Affidavit from Gideon Gibbs, 22 June 1844

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State of Illinois)
City of )
on the 22nd. of June 1844 Came before me Clerk of the Mayors Court in for said , Gideon Gibbs and after being duly sworn deposeth and saith that on the afternoon of the 21st. inst. about a half Mile south east of the big Mound on the road a party of about 8 or 10 men, rather in a war like attitude, in company with two teams, passed your Said affiant and one of them said he fired at two men near the big Mound— thought he killed them both for they run. and Saith no further.
Gideon Gibbs
Subscribed & Sworn to before me this 22nd. day of June 1844.
Clerk M C [p. [1]]
C
State of Illinois)
City of )
on the 22nd. of June 1844 Came before me Clerk of the Mayors Court for said , Gideon Gibbs and after being duly sworn deposeth and saith that on the afternoon of the 21st. inst. about a half Mile south east of the big Mound on the road a party of about 8 or 10 men, rather in a war like attitude, in company with two teams, passed your Said affiant and one of them said he fired at two men near the big Mound— thought he killed them both for they run. and Saith no further.
Gideon Gibbs
Subscribed & Sworn to before me this 22nd. day of June 1844.
Clerk M C [p. [1]]
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