Ruling, 29 November 1838 [State of Missouri v. Gates et al. for Treason]
, Ruling, [, Ray Co., MO], 29 Nov. 1838, State of MO v. Gates et al. for Treason (Fifth Judicial Circuit of MO 1838); in Minutes and Testimonies, –; unidentified handwriting; Eugene Morrow Violette Collection, State Historical Society of Missouri, Columbia.
And the court being satisfied that there is no probable cause for charging a portion of said prisoners with the offences alleged against them to wit , Benjm Jones, , , Moses Clawson & <& William Whitman> They are accordingly discharged,
On motion of the circuit attorney and it appearing to the satisfaction of the court that the offences herein before named have been committed, and that there is [p. ]