Complaint, 30 November 1842 [City of Nauvoo v. Davis for Slander of JS–C]
JS, Complaint, before , , Hancock Co., IL, 30 Nov. 1842, City of Nauvoo v. Davis for Slander of JS–C (Nauvoo, IL, Municipal Court 1842); handwriting of ; signature of JS; certified by , 30 Nov. 1842; docket and endorsement by , [, Hancock Co., IL], [ca. 30 Nov. 1842]; docket and notation by on behalf of , [, Hancock Co., IL], 28 Feb. 1843; two pages; private possession. Photocopy in JS Collection, CHL.
Personally appeared before me <> a Justice of the Peace and Alderman in and for Said . Joseph Smith who being first Duly Sworn according to Law Deposeth and Says that he has been informed and Verily believes that one of the and aforesaid, that he has been Informed and veriy believes did on or about the 25th. Inst. and at Divers other times previous to that time and before the Commencement of this Suit make use of <indecent, unbecoming, abusive ridiculous> Language concerning the acts and Character of Deponent Contrary to the ordinances of Said in Such Cases made and Provided— and further this Deponent Saith not—
Sworn to and subscribed be fore me at this 30 day of Novr 1842