Indictment, circa 10 April 1839, Copy [State of Missouri v. Gates et al. for Treason]

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and war against our said within this , and to Subvert and alter the Legislature, Rule and Government, now duly and happily established in this on the [blank] day of [blank] in the year of our Lord Eighteen hundred and thirty Eight and on divers other days and times as well before as after at the County of Aforesaid Maliciously with force and Arms, and of their Malice aforethought, did Amongst themselves and together with other Divers other false Traitors whose names are to the said Jurors unknown conspire, compass, imagine and intend to stir move and Excite insurrection Rebellion and war, against our said within this State of , to subvert and alter the Legislature, Rule and Government now duly and happily Established and to fulfil, perfect and bring to effect their most Evil and wicked Treason and Treasonable compassings and immaginations aforesaid, The said Defendants as such false Traitors as aforesaid with force and Arms on the said [blank] day of [blank] in the year of our Lord Eighteen hundred and Thirty Eight and on divirs other days and times as well before as after at the County of aforesaid maliciously and Traitorously did meet conspire consult and agree among themselves and together with divers other false Traitors whose names are to the said Jurors unknown, to cause and procure a convention and meeting of divers Citizens of this to be assembled and held within this with intent and in order [p. 2]
and war against our said within this , and to Subvert and alter the Legislature, Rule and Government, now duly and happily established in this on the [blank] day of [blank] in the year of our Lord Eighteen hundred and thirty Eight and on divers other days and times as well before as after at the County of Aforesaid Maliciously with force and Arms, and of their Malice aforethought, did Amongst themselves and together with Divers other false Traitors whose names are to the said Jurors unknown conspire, compass, imagine and intend to stir move and Excite insurrection Rebellion and war, against our said within this State of , to subvert and alter the Legislature, Rule and Government now duly and happily Established and to fulfil, perfect and bring to effect their most Evil and wicked Treason and Treasonable compassings and immaginations aforesaid, The said Defendants as such false Traitors as aforesaid with force and Arms on the said [blank] day of [blank] in the year of our Lord Eighteen hundred and Thirty Eight and on divirs other days and times as well before as after at the County of aforesaid maliciously and Traitorously did meet conspire consult and agree among themselves and together with divers other false Traitors whose names are to the said Jurors unknown, to cause and procure a convention and meeting of divers Citizens of this to be assembled and held within this with intent and in order [p. 2]
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