Minutes and Testimonies, 12–29 November 1838, Copy and Letter [State of Missouri v. Gates et al. for Treason]

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Daniels. Silas Manard. Anthony Head John T. Earl. Ebenezer Brown. Sylvester Hewlett, Chandler Halbrook. Martin C. Al[l]red, & Wm Al[l]red.]-
 
Ezra Williams a witness on behalf of the state produced sworn & examined deposeth & saith:
I was in the last expedition to county and saw the following of the Defts. there to wit: Joseph Smith Jr, , , , , Jacob Gates Jesse D. Hunter, , , Geo. Kimbel, Maurice [Morris] Phelps, Norman Shearer, and . and the following named deft. was in the fight with . viz Norman Shearer.
I was in ’s company when he took , & robd the store
The goods were packed off, a great many of them before the men on their horses— My often gave me some, which I packed off before me, to , They were deposited in a house on the river bank.— And further this deponent saith not.
Ezra Williams
 
Addison F. Green. a witness for the state, produced sworn & examined deposeth & saith:
The following of the defendents were in the expedition against . to wit . Norman Shearer, and . I saw Joseph Smith Jr , and , come riding up from towards meeting the company who <​had​> that morning fought with — They met the company [p. [39]]
Daniels. Silas Manard. Anthony Head John T. Earl. Ebenezer Brown. Sylvester Hewlett, Chandler Halbrook. Martin C. Allred, & Wm Allred.]-
 
Ezra Williams a witness on behalf of the state produced sworn & examined deposeth & saith:
I was in the last expedition to county and saw the following of the Defts. there to wit: Joseph Smith Jr, , , , , Jacob Gates Jesse D. Hunter, , , Geo. Kimbel, Maurice [Morris] Phelps, Norman Shearer, and . and the following named deft. was in the fight with . viz Norman Shearer.
I was in ’s company when he took , & robd the store
The goods were packed off, a great many of them before the men on their horses— My often gave me some, which I packed off before me, to , They were deposited in a house on the river bank.— And further this deponent saith not.
Ezra Williams
 
Addison F. Green. a witness for the state, produced sworn & examined deposeth & saith:
The following of the defendents were in the expedition against . to wit . Norman Shearer, and . I saw Joseph Smith Jr , and , come riding up from towards meeting the company who had that morning fought with — They met the company [p. [39]]
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