Letter to Editor, 22 June 1835

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, June 22, 1835.
To the Editor of the Painesville Telegraph:
Sir:—In a late number of your paper the fact was noticed of my being bound over to the Court of Common Pleas, to keep the peace, for an assault upon the person of my : Since my honorable acquital before said court, last week, there being no evidence to prove the same, I believe you will do me the justice to make the last as public as the former, and oblige
Your ob’t serv’t,
JOSEPH SMITH, Jr. [p. [3]]


  1. 1

    M. G. Lewis was serving as editor at this time. (Howe, Autobiography and Recollections, 46.)  

    Howe, Eber D. Autobiography and Recollections of a Pioneer Printer: Together with Sketches of the War of 1812 on the Niagara Frontier. Painesville, OH: Telegraph Steam Printing House, 1878.

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    Calvin Stoddard.