Complaint, 29 November 1842 [City of Nauvoo v. Hunter]

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State of Illinois)
City of )
Personally appeared before me one of the Justices of the peace and Aldermaman in and for the City of — Joseph Smith, who being first Duly sworn according to Law Deposeth and says that, <​he has been inform & verily believs​> that on or about the 26th Instant— one Thomas J. Hunter of the and aforesaid Did use and make ridiculous and abusive language concerning Deponents character thereby Depreciating affiants Moral and relegious character— and Deponent further Says that the Said Thos. J. Hunter did make use of the Said Language contrary to an ordinance entitled “an ordinance in relation to religious Societies[”] and further this Deponent Saith not—
Joseph Smith
Subscrebed and Sworn to before this 29th day of November A D 1842
filed Novr. 29th 1842.
/Entd/ [p. [1]]
Novr. 29th. 1842.
City of ) Aff[idavi]t or Complaint of Joseph Smith.—
Thos J. Hunter)
No 74
Filed Feby 28th 1843
By M[atthias] Avise D.C. [deputy clerk] [p. [2]]


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    Signature of JS.  

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    Certification in the handwriting of Daniel H. Wells.  

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    Notation and endorsement in the handwriting of James Sloan.  

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    Docket in the handwriting of James Sloan.  

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    Docket and notation in the handwriting of Matthias Avise.