Complaint, 4 October 1843 [State of Illinois v. Drown on Habeas Corpus]

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(State of Illinois)
( ss [scilicet])
On the fourth day of October eighteen hundred forty <​three​> Personally appeared before me Leonard E. Har[r]ington a Justice of the peace in the said County of Ahmon [Almon] Bathrick And being duly sworn deposeth and saith that he believes and has good cause to believe that Charlles [Charles] Drown did commit willfull and corrupt perjury in the month of August A D 1842 in order to obtain a search warrant to search the premises of Lemuel Malery [Mallory] for a certain brass kettle which he the said Charles Drown did on his oath state to have been feloniously taken and carried from his the said Charles Drown’s premises and further that he did suspect the said Lemuel Malery to be guilty of the deed and that the property stolen <​was​> concealed in or about his premises wheras the truth is the said brass kettle was conveyed to the premises of the said Lemuel Malery by the corrupt persuasio[n] and influence of over one Chr[i]stian Upperman by the said Charles Drown and that he the said Charles Drown placed or caused to be placed the said brass kettle out of Doors in order to be co[n]veyed to the premiisses of the said Lemuel Malery
Almon Bathrick
Sworn to and Subscribed before me this the fourth day of October A D 1843
Leonard E Harrington J P [p. [1]]
(State of Illinois)
( ss scilicet)
On the fourth day of October eighteen hundred forty three Personally appeared before me Leonard E. Harrington a Justice of the peace in the said County of Ahmon [Almon] Bathrick And being duly sworn deposeth and saith that he believes and has good cause to believe that Charlles Charles Drown did commit willfull and corrupt perjury in the month of August A D 1842 in order to obtain a search warrant to search the premises of Lemuel Malery [Mallory] for a certain brass kettle which he the said Charles Drown did on his oath state to have been feloniously taken and carried from his the said Charles Drown’s premises and further that he did suspect the said Lemuel Malery to be guilty of the deed and that the property stolen was concealed in or about his premises wheras the truth is the said brass kettle was conveyed to the premises of the said Lemuel Malery by the corrupt persuasion and influence over one Christian Upperman by the said Charles Drown and that he the said Charles Drown placed or caused to be placed the said brass kettle out of Doors in order to be conveyed to the premiisses of the said Lemuel Malery
Almon Bathrick
Sworn to and Subscribed before me this the fourth day of October A D 1843
Leonard E Harrington J P [p. [1]]
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