Complaint, 24 May 1842 [State of Illinois v. C. L. Higbee]

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J. Smith’s Affidavit Filed September 14th, 1842 . . . Clerke
State of Illinois) SS [scilicet]
County of )
Before me, , one of the Justices of the Peace for said personally came Joseph Smith, who, being duly sworn according to law, deposeth and saith, that at sundry times, in the City of , aforesaid, one has slandered and defamed the character of the said Joseph Smith, and also the character of , his wife, in using their names, the more readily to accomplish his purpose in seducing certain females, and further this deponont saith not.
Sworn to. and subscribed before me, in the aforesaid, this 24th day of May A.D. 1842. J. P.
-[Signed]- Joseph Smith
We hereby certify that the above is a true and exact copy of the original affidavit as found by us in the archives of the circuit court in the courthouse at , Illinois, on November 8, 1962.
Richard Price
Pamela Price
Richard and Pamela Price [p. [1]]


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    Signatures of Richard and Pamela Price.