Report of Nauvoo Legion General Court-Martial, 30 November 1841

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City of , Ill., Nov. 30, 1841.
To Brev. Maj. Gen. :—
We, the undersigned, members of the General Court Martial, detailed by you on the order of Lt. Gen. Smith, through , for the trial of David Smith and , officers of the Nauvoo Legion, charged with theft, and being accessory thereto, are of the opinion that they are guilty of the charges preferred against them, and our unanimous decision is that they be cashiered, and their names stricken from the rank roll.
Witness against David Smith—Hazen Kimball.
Witnesses against , and .
, Brev. Maj. Gen.,
President of the Court.
, Brev. Maj. Gen.,
, Brig. Gen. 2d Cohort.,
, Adj. Gen.,
, Com. Gen.,
, Col. 3d Reg. 2d Cohort.,
, Col. 1st Reg. 2d Ct.,
, Capt. 3d Com. 1st Reg. 2d Cohort,
Members of the Court.
To :—
I approve of the above decision, and submit it to you for your action on the case.
, Brev. Maj. Gen.
To Lt. Gen. Smith:—
The General Court Martial detailed for the trial of David Smith, and , officers of the Nauvoo Legion, have made the above report to me, and asked my concurrence in the same, which, under the circumstances cannot be withheld; it is, therefore, submitted to you for your final approval or disapproval.
, Maj. Gen.
JOSEPH SMITH, Lt. Gen. [p. 618]