Complaint, 17 December 1842 [City of Nauvoo v. Clements and N. Tanner]

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State of Illinois)
Hancock County)
City of )
Personally appeared before me Joseph Smith Mayor, and Justice of the Peace in and for said , Adah [Winchell] Clements who being duly sworn according to Law, deposeth and Saith, that on the seventeenth day of December A. D. 1842, an Assault and Battery was committed upon Deponent by striking, dragging, pulling, and otherwise abusing Deponent <​in said ,​> whereby a breach of an Ordinance of said , entitled “an Ordinance concerning Vagrants and disorderly Persons” was also committed as Deponent believes, and this Deponent Saith that one Albert Clements and one Nathan Tener [Tanner] are guilty of the facts charged, and further this Deponent Saith not.—
X <​her mark​> Adah Clements
Sworn to and subscribed before me this 17th. day of December A. D. 1842.
Joseph Smith Mayor, and Justice of the Peace.—
/Entd/ [p. [1]]
Decr 17th. 1842—
State of ) Complaint
& City of )
Albert Clements)
& Nathan Tener)
[p. [2]]


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    Mark of Adah [Winchell] Clements.  

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    Signature of JS.  

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    Notation in handwriting of James Sloan.  

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    Docket in handwriting of James Sloan.