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

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  • Historical Introduction
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— I saw him surveying, but did not see him take up arms— And further this deponent saith not.
Timothy <​his​> X <​mark​> Lewis
-[Clark Hallett, one of the defendents, at this stage of the examination, a asked the court to assign him counsel. not he not being able to employ cousel— whereupon the court assigned Messeurs , and Williams. as counsel.]- and this At this point the attornies for the State informed the Court that they had closed their testimony— with the understanding, which was agreed
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Patrick Lynch a witness, produced, sworn and examined on behalf of the State, deposeth and saith:
I was living in , a clerk in store, when the mormons took that place, which took place <​was​> about the middle of October last— when the mormons had approached to within 50 and 100 yards, I of the store house— I left. having first locked the door, and deposited the key in my pocket— I ran into the brush between 100 and 200 yards of the store house while they <​where I saw​> were <​them​> taking the goods out of <​from​> the house, some were packed off on horses; and after that when near half a mile off— I saw waggons appearantly loadened which I believed to be the goods from the store— I have found a number of articles taken from the store, at <​in​> , since [p. [112]]
— I saw him surveying, but did not see him take up arms— And further this deponent saith not.
Timothy his X mark Lewis
-[Clark Hallett, one of the defendents, at this stage of the examination, asked the court to assign him counsel. he not being able to employ cousel— whereupon the court assigned Messeurs , and Williams. as counsel.]-
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Patrick Lynch a witness, produced, sworn and examined on behalf of the State, deposeth and saith:
I was living in , a clerk in store, when the mormons took that place, which was about the middle of October last— when the mormons had approached to within 50 and 100 yards, of the store house— I left. having first locked the door, and deposited the key in my pocket— I ran into the brush between 100 and 200 yards of the store house where I saw them taking the goods from the house, some were packed off on horses; and after that when near half a mile off— I saw waggons appearantly loadened which I believed to be the goods from the store— I have found a number of articles taken from the store, in , since [p. [112]]
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