Affidavit, 13 March 1839 [Boosinger v. JS et al.]

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State of Missouri)
County of )
Be it remembered that on this 13th day March eighteen hundred and thirty nine personally came before the undersigned of the Circuit Court of Asa D. Brashear and makes oath that the defendants Joseph Smith Jr , and are justly endebted to the plaintiff after allowing all just credits and sett off, in the sum of Seven hundred and thirty dollars and interest thereon at six per centum per annum from the 23rd day of May 1836. And the said Asa D. Brashear further makes oath and says that and are not residents of nor residing in this and that there is good reason to believe and that he verily does believe that Joseph Smith Jr and are about fraudulently to remove— cunvey or dispose of his property or effects so as to hinder or delay his creditors
A.D. Brasher [p. 3]
Sworn and Subscribed before me Clerk of the Court this 13 March 1839
Clerk [p. 4]
State of Missouri) SS [scilicet]
County of )
I Elliot Roberts Clerk of the Circuit Court within and for the <​​> aforesaid do certify that the foregoing twelve pages of which constitutes one do contain a full, true and complete transcript of the record and proceedings had and taken in a certain action of debt lately determined in our said Court between the Parties therein named as fully as the same remains of record in my office.
In testimony whereof I have here unto set my hand and affixed the Seal of said Court at office this the 8th day of January 1842.
Elliot Roberts Clerk
I sole Judge of the fifth Judicial circuit of the State of , Composed of the counties of , , , and Carroll do certify that Elliott Roberts whose name and attestation is affixed to the foregoing certificate was at the time of making of making the sworn Clerk of the Circuit Court duly commissioned and qualified as such and that his said Certificate is in due form of law. Given under my hand this 28th day of february A.D. 1842
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    Certification in unidentified handwriting.  

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    Signature of Austin A King.