Affidavit, 21 November 1842 [City of Nauvoo v. Brown]

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State of )
George Brown)
<​George Brown​> of the City of acting attorney for the said George Brown in the proceedings <​the Prisoner​> in this Cause, maketh Oath and Saith, that he has been present at the Trial of this Cause before Justice of the peace for , and that Deponent heard the Testimony given upon said Trial, and Saith he verily believes that the Said Testimony was not sufficient in substance to hold the <​this​> said George Brown <​Deponent​> to Bail, and that upon a Trial of said Cause before the Circuit Court, this Prisoner <​Deponent​> would be discharged upon such Testimony, and that upon a hearing of this Cause before the Municipal <​Court,​> Deponent verily believes that this Court will discharge the <​this​> Prisoner <​Deponent​> for want of legal and substantial Testimony, and intends to have a fair investigation of this Cause before this Court, and show the <​this​> Prisoners <​Deponents​> innocence in the charge so made against him, through an impartial examination and cross examination of the Witnesses who testified in this Cause, <​and other or others who may be produced and examined.​> and Deponent Saith that he is not guilty of the crime of Larceny with which he is charged.
X <​his mark​> George Brown
Subscribed and Sworn to, in Court, this 21st. day of November 1842, in the City of , Ills. being first truly read by me
, Clerk of the Municipal Court of the City of Ills.
recd Novr 21st. 1842, & filed.— [p. [1]]
Novr 21st. 1842. Ml. Ct.
State of ) Affidt. of Deft..
Geo Brown)
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    Mark of George Brown.  

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    Notation in handwriting of James Sloan.  

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    Docket in handwriting of James Sloan.