Jacob B. Backenstos and Stephen A. Douglas, Affidavit, 4 January 1843 [Extradition of JS for Accessory to Assault]
and , Affidavit, before , [, Sangamon Co., IL], 4 Jan. 1843, Extradition of JS for Accessory to Assault (United States Circuit Court for the District of IL 1843). Copied [6 Jan. 1843] in Transcript of Proceedings, –; handwriting of ; JS Collection, CHL.
District of Ss. [scilicet] , , , being duly sw[o]rn each for himself says that he were at , in the County of in this , on the seventh day of May last, that they saw Joseph Smith on that day reviewing the Nauvoo Legion at that place, in the presence of several thousand persons
Sworn to & subscribed in open Court this 4th. Jany 1843