Sidney Rigdon, Appeal to the American People, 1840

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to Weldon, “that we would give no man an insult; we will use every man well, and are determined to be used well.” And further, this deponent saith not.
(Signed) .
Sworn and subscribed to, this fifth day of September, A. D. 1838.
(Signed) , One of the Justices of the County Court.
State of ,)ss.
County of :)
Before me, , one of the Justices of the County Court, within and for the aforesaid: Personally appeared, and James Nelson; who being duly sworn according to law, deposeth and saith, “that the aforesaid deposition of , relative to the aforesaid transaction, of the affray in , on the day of election; with all the circumstances, and conversation mentioned therein; are substantially true, to the best of our knowledge: and that we, the said deponents, were standing within three or four feet of said , when said conversation took place, and said affray began:” and further, the deponents saith not.
(Signed) ,
JAMES NELSON.
Sworn and subscribed, this 5th day of September, A. D. 1838.
(Signed) , J. C. C. C. C.
State of ,) ss.
County of .)
Before me, , one of the Justices of the County Court, within and for the aforesaid, personally appeared , Abraham Nelson, Edmund Nelson, John Daley, and William W. Patten; who being duly sworn according to law, deposeth and saith; that the aforesaid statement made by , in his deposition, of the late affray in , on the day of election, concerning the speech of , and the begin [p. 21]
to Weldon, “that we would give no man an insult; we will use every man well, and are determined to be used well.” And further, this deponent saith not.
(Signed) .
Sworn and subscribed to, this fifth day of September, A. D. 1838.
(Signed) , One of the Justices of the County Court.
State of ,)ss.
County of :)
Before me, , one of the Justices of the County Court, within and for the aforesaid: Personally appeared, and James Nelson; who being duly sworn according to law, deposeth and saith, “that the aforesaid deposition of , relative to the aforesaid transaction, of the affray in , on the day of election; with all the circumstances, and conversation mentioned therein; are substantially true, to the best of our knowledge: and that we, the said deponents, were standing within three or four feet of said , when said conversation took place, and said affray began:” and further, the deponents saith not.
(Signed) ,
JAMES NELSON.
Sworn and subscribed, this 5th day of September, A. D. 1838.
(Signed) , J. C. C. C. C.
State of ,) ss.
County of .)
Before me, , one of the Justices of the County Court, within and for the aforesaid, personally appeared , Abraham Nelson, Edmund Nelson, John Daley, and William W. Patten; who being duly sworn according to law, deposeth and saith; that the aforesaid statement made by , in his deposition, of the late affray in , on the day of election, concerning the speech of , and the begin [p. 21]
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