Account of Trial, 26 April 1844 [City of Nauvoo v. C. L. Higbee et al.]

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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. drew a pistol— . intefed [interfered]—— . & — said th[e]y would be God damnd. if th[e]y would not shoot. the mayor— breathed out many hard threatnig [threatening] and menacing sayings— would consider favord of God— for the privilege of shooting. or ridding the world of such a Tyr[a]nt. refrrig [referring] to the Mayor——
confirmd.—
. swo[r]n.— confirmed the foregoing stateme[n]ts fined . . & fin[e]d $500 $100. each— appealed. to Municipal court.——
Issued a warrant for . on compla[i]nt of for breach of ordinance— in that , said to said . “You. shaking his fists in his face— are another Damned black hearted villain. You tried to seduce my wife on the boat when she was going to .— and I can prove it. and the oath is out again[s]t you.—[”] Jos Smith. .— .——
(Harding said gave a writing to concering s statemet about Joseph &c— charig him with crime) [p. [100]]
. drew a pistol— . intefed [interfered]—— . & — said they would be God damnd. if they would not shoot. the mayor— breathed out many hard threatnig [threatening] and menacing sayings— would consider favord of God— for the privilege of shooting. or ridding the world of such a Tyrant. refrrig referring to the Mayor——
confirmd.—
. sworn.— confirmed the foregoing statements fined . . & fined $100. each— appealed. to Municipal court.——
Issued a warrant for . on complaint of for breach of ordinance— in that , said to said . “You. shaking his fists in his face— are another Damned black hearted villain. You tried to seduce my wife on the boat when she was going to .— and I can prove it. and the oath is out against you.—” Jos Smith. .— .——
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