Henry G. Sherwood, Deposition, 17 May 1842 [JS v. Brotherton]
, Deposition, before , , Hancock Co., IL, 17 May 1842, JS v. Brotherton (St. Louis Co., MO, Circuit Court 1843); in Depositions, 17–18 May 1842, [5–6, 8]; handwriting of ; signature of ; notation by , [, Hancock Co., IL, ca. 18 May 1842]; endorsement, docket, and notation by unidentified scribe, [, St. Louis Co., MO], 6 June 1842; St. Louis County Circuit Court, Civil Case Files, MSA.
, of lawful age being sworn and examined on the part of the Plaintiff deposeth and saith— That on or about the middle of October last heard heard from that he was going to to purchase groceries for Joseph Smith and others and as he was going to himself to spend the Winter he made his arrangements to go in company with him. that in consequence of business said — started a day sooner than he <> was ready to go and that he did not overtake him until he arrived in Mo., near the twenthieth of October last he fell in company with said in and went with him to about the tenth of November he said purchased groceries to the amount of— several hundred Dollars for Joseph Smith and others in Illinois he himself gave him seventeen Dollars and seventifive cents to purchase groceries for his own family living in . he assisted the said in his purchases that they consisted of sugar coffee Molasses and other Articles and that he said concluded inasmuch as he was coming with the groceries himself that [p. ]