Letterbook 2

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Statement of Expenses • 30 September 1841
Copy of a Statement of expenses consequent upon the arrest of Joseph Smith, upon a demand from Govr , and sent to the Deputy Sheriff of He having Officiated. June 1841
, Sept. 30th 1841.
The Deputy Sheriff of .
The following is a statement of my expenses, Costs and liabilities, Consequent upon my arrest and trial while in your Custody; to Wit:—
To amt of Fees to Esqrs. Ralston, Warren & Co $250.00
" Esqr. Little, Williams, Walker & Browning 100–00
" 7 Days for Self, Horse & Carriage at $5.—35.00
" Money expended during that time, Consequent upon the arrest 60.—
" 12 Witnesses, to wit:— , , , , , , , J[oseph] Younger, , O. Knight and , 4 Days each; their time, Carriages & Horses, & Expenses at $5. ea. Day— 240.00
$685.—
Dear Sir, You will please take such measures as to put me in possession of the above amount, which is justly due me as above Stated; to say nothing of false imprisonment— Would have been presented earlier, but for the sickness & death of , my Clerk. Receive My Respects &C—
Joseph Smith
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Statement of Expenses • 30 September 1841
Copy of a Statement of expenses consequent upon the arrest of Joseph Smith, upon a demand from Govr , and sent to the Deputy Sheriff of He having Officiated. June 1841
, Sept. 30th 1841.
The Deputy Sheriff of .
The following is a statement of my expenses, Costs and liabilities, Consequent upon my arrest and trial while in your Custody; to Wit:—
To amt of Fees to Esqrs. Ralston, Warren & Co $250.00
" Esqr. Little, Williams, Walker & Browning 100–00
" 7 Days for Self, Horse & Carriage at $5.—35.00
" Money expended during that time, Consequent upon the arrest 60.—
" 12 Witnesses, to wit:— , , , , , , , Joseph Younger, , O. Knight and , 4 Days each; their time, Carriages & Horses, & Expenses at $5. ea. Day— 240.00
$685.—
Dear Sir, You will please take such measures as to put me in possession of the above amount, which is justly due me as above Stated; to say nothing of false imprisonment— Would have been presented earlier, but for the sickness & death of , my Clerk. Receive My Respects &C—
Joseph Smith
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