Indictment, circa 10 April 1839, Copy [State of Missouri v. Baldwin et al. for Arson]
Indictment, [Honey Creek Township], Daviess Co., MO, [ca. 10 Apr. 1839], State of MO v. Baldwin et al. for Arson (Boone Co., MO, Circuit Court 1840). Copied 20 Apr. 1839; handwriting of ; certified by , 20 Apr. 1839; docket and notations by , [Honey Creek Township, Daviess Co., MO], [ca. 10 April 1839]; notation by , [Columbia, Boone Co., MO], 12 July 1839; two pages; document destroyed. Photocopy at State Historical Society of Missouri, Columbia. Includes seal.
In Circuit Court April Term Eighteen hundred and Thirtynine
The Grand Jurors for the State of for the Body of the County of aforesaid, upon their oath Present that , , , , , Joseph Smith Jr, and , and , late of said County of , on the tenth day of November in the year of our Lord Eighteen hundred and thirty Eight in the night time of the same day, with force and Arms at the County of aforesaid, feloniously unlawfully and Maliciously, did set fire to and burn a certain Store house of one then Situate with intent to defraud and injure the said against the form of the Statute in such case made and Provided and against the Peace and Dignity of the —
State of Missouri)
County of )
I Clerk of the Circuit Court within and for the County of aforesaid do hereby certify that the foregoing is a True, full and perfect Copy of the Indictment which it purports to be against the Persons therein named the original being now on file in my office—