Silas Heaight, Deposition, 21 July 1842 [JS v. Brotherton]
Silas Heaight, Deposition, before DuBouffay Frémon, , St. Louis Co., MO, 21 July 1842, JS v. Brotherton (St. Louis Co., MO, Circuit Court 1843); in Depositions, 21 July 1842, [5–8]; unidentified handwriting; signature presumably of Silas Heaight; notations and docket by unidentified scribe, [, St. Louis Co., MO], 30 July 1842; St. Louis County Circuit Court, Civil Case Files, MSA.
Also Silas Heaight of lawful age being produced, Sworn and Examined on the part of the deposeth & Saith: I heard Say that he was going down to for the purpose buying goods to <bring to> to be sold for the benefit of the . He said that Joseph (meaning Joseph Smith) had had a revellation. That he () <and others> was to sell out shares in the , and with the proceeds they was <were> to go to to buy goods for the purpose of selling them at & paying off the debts of the joint concern— I understood from that , , & were the persons interested in the goods that he said he was going to buy— I Know , , , , & . The general Character of these men for truth & veracity in their Neighborhood is very bad. It is the general opinion in their Neighbor hood [p. ]