Order of Commitment, 11 April 1839 [State of Missouri v. Baldwin et al. for Arson]
Order of Commitment, [Honey Creek Township], Daviess Co., MO, [11 Apr. 1839], State of MO v. Baldwin et al. for Arson (Daviess Co., MO, Circuit Court 1839); handwriting of ; certified by , 11 Apr. 1839; certified by William Morgan, , MO, 6 July 1839; docket and notation by , [Honey Creek Township, Daviess Co., MO], [11 Apr. 1839]; four pages; Historical Department, Nineteenth-Century Legal Documents Collection, CHL. Includes seal.
At a Circuit Court begun and held for the County of of the State of on the Eighth day of April Eighteen hundred and thirty nine, at the House of Elisha B Creekmore the Place of holding Courts on <for> said ; it Present the Honorable Judge The following proceedings were had to wit—
The State of
Indictment for Arson
Joseph Smith Jr, and others
The of this Court having been Counsel in this cause; and the Parties herein not consenting to a trial herein thereof in this Court; But the said Defendants and Joseph Smith Jr, objecting thereto for the Reason that the of this Court has been of Counsel in this Cause; It is ordered by the Court here that said Cause as to the said , and Joseph Smith Jr be removed to the Circuit Court of the County of in the second Judicial Circuit in this ; It is further ordered by the Court here that the Sheriff of the County of , do and he is commanded to remove the Bodies of the said and Joseph Smith Jr to the Jail of the County of aforesaid and there deliver them to the Keeper of said Jail together with the Warrant or Process by which they are Imprisoned and held—