Complaint, 4 October 1843, Copy [State of Illinois v. Drown on Habeas Corpus]

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State of Illinois)
On the fourth day of October Eighteen Hundred & forty three Personally appeared before me Leonard E Harrington a Justice of the Peace in the Said County of Almond [Almon] Bathrick and being duly Sworn deposeth and Saith, that he believe and has good cause to believ that Charles Drown did commit Wilful and corrupt Perjury in the Month of August A.D. 1842 in order to obtain a search Warrant to search the Premises of Leonard Mallory for a certain Brass Kettle which he the said Charles Drown did on his oath state to have been feloniously taken and carried from his the said Charles Drown premises and further that he did suspect the said Lemuel Mallory to be guilty of the deed and that the property Stolen Was concealed in or about his premises Whereas the truth is the Brass Kettle Was conveyed to the Premises of the said Lemuel Mallory by the corrupt persuasion and influence offered on Christian Upperman by the said Charles Drown and that he the said Charles Drown placed or caused or caused to be placed the said Brass Kettle out of Doors in order to be conveyed to the premises of the said Lemuel Mallory
Almon Bathrick
Sworn to and subscribed before me this the fourth day of October A.D. 1843
Leonard E. Harrington J. P.
I certify the above to be a true copy of the original
Leonard E. Harrington JP [p. [1]]
Affidavit of Almon Bathrick Vs Charles Drown
Oct 4th 1843
Copy of original complaint of Almond Bothwick,
Filed— oct 11, 1843
clerk. [p. [2]]


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    Certification in handwriting of Leonard Harrington.  

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    Docket in handwriting of George Stiles.  

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    Docket and notation in handwriting of Willard Richards.