Account of Hearing, 10 February 1843, as Reported by Willard Richards [State of Illinois v. Olney]
Account of Hearing, [, Hancock Co., IL], 10 Feb. 1843, State of IL v. Olney (Nauvoo, IL, Mayor’s Court 1843); handwriting of ; dockets in handwriting of unidentified scribe and , [, Hancock Co., IL], ca. 10 Feb. 1843; ten pages; Nauvoo, IL, Records, CHL.
Bored & took of[f] the bo[a]rd went into the window— & took— the goods— out of the window all alone— kept them in my home— in seprate parcels.— no one in home but little girl— no border— no comp[a]ny took them under my arm— at 7 or 8 time after 10.— no movemnts— met no— person— conversed with no one till morning.— I would trust no person with it.— 2 girls— gown out of this cloth— my girls— 6 or 8 years old.— made the gowns— — had no goods— conveyed the idea I got goods at — in Boxes— befor setti[n]g in the house— have no Ladies— had no assistance— no persons to remain any time. sold no goods the owner live under the same roof— I had a good mind when he brougth the remainder of the goods to put them all together.— find he would make a fuss abo[u]t— it.— It was necessity— had some flannel made up yourself— Mrs Roberts made it— lives west of the [p. 4]