Account of Hearing, 10 February 1843, as Reported by William W. Phelps [State of Illinois v. Olney]

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State of Illinois)
Hancock County)
City of ).
Mayor’s Court)
Feb. 10, 1843:)
The People of State of )
vs:— )
— and )
upon a charge <​exam[in]ation​> of grand Larce)
<​ sd​> I acknowledged that he took all the goods out of that store myself no one assisted me. The goods upon the table and in the house here, are the same I took. I hid them in a field at first The papers were destroyed by bunig [burning] Entered the house by the windows after 10. They have been in my possession ever since.
I carried the goods from the store my self at seven or eight times
Qustn [Question] by the mayor Have teaching that you ever have had from this Church influenced you steal these good
A— no: the church has never taught any such practice. [p. 1]
State of Illinois)
Hancock County)
City of ).
Mayor’s Court)
Feb. 10, 1843:)
The People of State of )
vs:— )
— and )
upon a examination of grand Larce)
sd I acknowledged that he took all the goods out of that store myself no one assisted me. The goods upon the table and in the house here, are the same I took. I hid them in a field at first The papers were destroyed by bunig [burning] Entered the house by the windows after 10. They have been in my possession ever since.
I carried the goods from the store my self at seven or eight times
Qustn [Question] by the mayor Have teaching that you ever have had from this Church influenced you steal these good
A— no: the church has never taught any such practice. [p. 1]
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