Affidavit, 21 November 1842 [City of Nauvoo v. Brown]

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State of )
vs)
George Brown)
<​George Brown​> of the City of acting attorney for the said George Brown in the proceedings <​the Prisoner​> in this Cause, maketh Oath and Saith, that he has been present at the Trial of this Cause before Justice of the peace for , and that Deponent heard the Testimony given upon said Trial, and Saith he verily believes that the Said Testimony was not sufficient in substance to hold the <​this​> said George Brown <​Deponent​> to Bail, and that upon a Trial of said Cause before the Circuit Court, this Prisoner <​Deponent​> would be discharged upon such Testimony, and that upon a hearing of this Cause before the Municipal <​Court,​> Deponent verily believes that this Court will discharge the <​this​> Prisoner <​Deponent​> for want of legal and substantial Testimony, and intends to have a fair investigation of this Cause before this Court, and show the <​this​> Prisoners <​Deponents​> innocence in the charge so made against him, through an impartial examination and cross examination of the Witnesses who testified in this Cause, <​and other or others who may be produced and examined.​> and Deponent Saith that he is not guilty of the crime of Larceny with which he is charged.
X <​his mark​> George Brown
Subscribed and Sworn to, in Court, this 21st. day of November 1842, in the City of , Ills. being first truly read by me
, Clerk of the Municipal Court of the City of Ills.
recd Novr 21st. 1842, & filed.— [p. [1]]
State of )
vs)
George Brown)
George Brown of the City of the Prisoner in this Cause, maketh Oath and Saith, that he has been present at the Trial of this Cause before Justice of the peace for , and that Deponent heard the Testimony given upon said Trial, and Saith he verily believes that the Said Testimony was not sufficient in substance to hold this Deponent to Bail, and that upon a Trial of said Cause before the Circuit Court, this Deponent would be discharged upon such Testimony, and that upon a hearing of this Cause before the Municipal Court, Deponent verily believes that this Court will discharge this Deponent for want of legal and substantial Testimony, and intends to have a fair investigation of this Cause before this Court, and show this Deponents innocence in the charge so made against him, through an impartial examination and cross examination of the Witnesses who testified in this Cause, and other or others who may be produced and examined. and Deponent Saith that he is not guilty of the crime of Larceny with which he is charged.
X his mark George Brown
Subscribed and Sworn to, in Court, this 21st. day of November 1842, in the City of , Ills. being first truly read by me
, Clerk of the Municipal Court of the City of Ills.
recd Novr 21st. 1842, & filed.— [p. [1]]
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