Complaint, 1 December 1842 [City of Nauvoo v. Davis for Assault]
, Complaint, before JS as Mayor [and Justice of the Peace], , Hancock Co., IL, 1 Dec. 1842, City of Nauvoo v. Davis for Assault (Nauvoo, IL, Mayor’s Court 1842); handwriting of ; signature of ; certified by JS, [1 Dec. 1842]; endorsement by , [, Hancock Co., IL], [ca. 1 Dec. 1842]; one page; private possession. Image courtesy of Swann Auction Galleries.
complains on oath to Joseph Smith, Mayer of Said again[s]t for assault & Battery & <At> violating the house of <said> on the 1st day of December 1842—— Also for violating the Ordinances of the City of , & prays that the said may be held to answer to said complain, before the Mayer of Said city of
Dec 1, 1842
Personally appeared & made oath that the forego[i]ng complaint is true according to the best of his Knowlege & belief before me—