, Affidavit, before , , Hancock Co., IL, 21 June 1844; handwriting of John McEwan; signature of ; certified by ; dockets in handwriting of John McEwan and ; one page; JS Office Papers, CHL.
State of Illinois)
City of )
one the 21st. day of June 1844 Came before me Clerk of the Mayors Court. And aften being duly Sworn deposeth and said <saith> that on Tuesday the 11th inst he was in and <when> while speaking of the destruction of the printing press said he was very sorry, for the proprietors had set up that press for the destruction of the , and that he meant to kill Joseph Smith and . and he saith no further.
Subscribed & Sworn to before me this 21st. day of June 1844.