Account of Hearing, 10 February 1843, as Reported by James Sloan [State of Illinois v. Olney]

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<​through the window​> The Board was nailed or fastened to the Window. between 9 oClock at night, & one oClock in the morn.g., have kept the same Goods in his house since taken from the Store, until taken by the Officers. it was I entered the Store & took the Goods in Jany 1843 & the Goods that are now here & were taken from me by the officers are the same Goods I took from the Store with the exception of a few Articles which I had used before the Officers took the Goods.—
The fifty Dollar Bill <​here​> produced on the Bank of Alabama, is the same Bill I took from the Store amongst the Goods. I found it in a Wallet amongst the Goods, and the Wallet now produced is the same Wallet in which I found the Bill with other papers which I burned. [remainder of page blank] [p. [2]]
through the window The Board was nailed or fastened to the Window. between 9 oClock at night, & one oClock in the morn.g., have kept the same Goods in his house since taken from the Store, until taken by the Officers. I entered the Store & took the Goods in Jany 1843 & the Goods that are now here & were taken from me by the officers are the same Goods I took from the Store with the exception of a few Articles which I had used before the Officers took the Goods.—
The fifty Dollar Bill here produced on the Bank of Alabama, is the same Bill I took from the Store amongst the Goods. I found it in a Wallet amongst the Goods, and the Wallet now produced is the same Wallet in which I found the Bill with other papers which I burned. [remainder of page blank] [p. [2]]
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