Affidavit from Henry Hugins, 31 May 1844

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State of Illinois) ss
City of )
May— 31st. 1844
Then & there personally appeared before me the undersigned Joseph Smith Mayor of the City of , of Iowa Territory & made solemn oath that it was did on the 30th. day of May 1844 declare in his presence that he intended to bring dragoons & troops of the <​​> from into this for the purpose of resisting the authority & power of the Municipal Court of said and that he should disregard entirely the authority of said Court & that he deemed the authority of said Court of no effect. further states that said in his said conversation had reference to the case of which had been decided by said Court
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Subscribed and sworn to before me this 31st day of May 1844
Clerk M. C. [p. [1]]
State of Illinois) ss
City of )
May— 31st. 1844
Then & there personally appeared before me the undersigned Joseph Smith Mayor of the City of , of Iowa Territory & made solemn oath that did on the 30th. day of May 1844 declare in his presence that he intended to bring dragoons & troops of the from into this for the purpose of resisting the authority & power of the Municipal Court of said — and that he should disregard entirely the authority of said Court & that he deemed the authority of said Court of no effect. further states that said in his said conversation had reference to the case of which had been decided by said Court
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Subscribed and sworn to before me this 31st day of May 1844
Clerk M. C. [p. [1]]
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