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

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Bored & took of[f] the bo[a]rd went into the window— & took— the goods— out of the window all alone— kept them in my home— in seprate parcels.— no one in home but little girl— no border— no comp[a]ny took them under my arm— at 7 or 8 time after 10.— no movemnts— met no— person— conversed with no one till morning.— I would trust no person with it.— 2 girls— gown out of this cloth— my girls— 6 or 8 years old.— made the gowns— — had no goods— conveyed the idea I got goods at — in Boxes— befor setti[n]g in the house— have no Ladies— had no assistance— no persons to remain any time. sold no goods the owner live under the same roof— I had a good mind when he brougth the remainder of the goods to put them all together.— find he would make a fuss abo[u]t— it.— It was necessity— had some flannel made up yourself— Mrs Roberts made it— lives west of the [p. 4]
Bored & took off the board went into the window— & took— the goods— out of the window all alone— kept them in my home— in seprate parcels.— no one in home but little girl— no border— no company took them under my arm— at 7 or 8 time after 10.— no movemnts— met no— person— conversed with no one till morning.— I would trust no person with it.— 2 girls— gown out of this cloth— my girls— 6 or 8 years old.— made the gowns— — had no goods— conveyed the idea I got goods at — in Boxes— befor setting in the house— have no Ladies— had no assistance— no persons to remain any time. sold no goods the owner live under the same roof— I had a good mind when he brougth the remainder of the goods to put them all together.— find he would make a fuss about— it.— It was necessity— had some flannel made up yourself— Mrs Roberts made it— lives west of the [p. 4]
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