Sidney Rigdon, Appeal to the American People, 1840

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to Weldon, “that we would give no man an insult; we  will use every man well, and are determined to be used  well.” And further, this deponent saith not.
(Signed) SAMUEL BROWN.
Sworn and subscribed to, this fifth day of September,  A. D. 1838.
(Signed) , One of  the Justices of the County  Court.
State of ,)ss.
County of :)
Before me, , one of the Justices of the  County Court, within and for the aforesaid: Per sonally appeared, and James Nelson; who  being duly sworn according to law, deposeth and saith,  “that the aforesaid deposition of Samuel Brown, relative  to the aforesaid transaction, of the affray in , on the day of election; with all the circumstances, and  conversation mentioned therein; are substantially true, to  the best of our knowledge: and that we, the said depon ents, were standing within three or four feet of said Brown,  when said conversation took place, and said affray began:”  and further, the deponents saith not.
(Signed) ,
JAMES NELSON.
Sworn and subscribed, this 5th day of September,  A. D. 1838.
(Signed) , J. C. C. C. C.
State of ,) ss.
County of .)
Before me, , one of the Justices of the County  Court, within and for the aforesaid, personally ap peared , Abraham Nelson, Edmund Nelson,  John Daley, and William W. Patten; who being duly sworn  according to law, deposeth and saith; that the aforesaid  statement made by Samuel Brown, in his deposition, of the  late affray in , on the day of election, con cerning the speech of , and the begin [p. 21]
to Weldon, “that we would give no man an insult; we will use every man well, and are determined to be used well.” And further, this deponent saith not.
(Signed) SAMUEL BROWN.
Sworn and subscribed to, this fifth day of September, A. D. 1838.
(Signed) , One of the Justices of the County Court.
State of ,)ss.
County of :)
Before me, , one of the Justices of the County Court, within and for the aforesaid: Personally appeared, and James Nelson; who being duly sworn according to law, deposeth and saith, “that the aforesaid deposition of Samuel Brown, relative to the aforesaid transaction, of the affray in , on the day of election; with all the circumstances, and conversation mentioned therein; are substantially true, to the best of our knowledge: and that we, the said deponents, were standing within three or four feet of said Brown, when said conversation took place, and said affray began:” and further, the deponents saith not.
(Signed) ,
JAMES NELSON.
Sworn and subscribed, this 5th day of September, A. D. 1838.
(Signed) , J. C. C. C. C.
State of ,) ss.
County of .)
Before me, , one of the Justices of the County Court, within and for the aforesaid, personally appeared , Abraham Nelson, Edmund Nelson, John Daley, and William W. Patten; who being duly sworn according to law, deposeth and saith; that the aforesaid statement made by Samuel Brown, in his deposition, of the late affray in , on the day of election, concerning the speech of , and the begin [p. 21]
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