Complaint, 11 December 1843 [State of Illinois v. Elliott–A]

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.” Your then asked the said what had been done with said ? and he said we put him on to a horse, tied his legs and guarded him to the ; from whence about ten o clock at night, we took into Clark Co. Missouri, for stealing a horse three years ago where they would try him and if found guilty they would then take him into another County where there was a Jail, and there was none in Clark On the 4th day of Dec I asked him if on they had writs or authority to take : he replied; “We all had writs.” On the 5th he the said said he expected to get into difficulty on account of this scrape, but if any morman makes any busaness with me, I will shoot him, and further your says not
Subscribed and sworn to this 11th day of Dec. 1843 before me
J. P. [p. [2]]
.” Your then asked the said what had been done with said ? and he said we put him on to a horse, tied his legs and guarded him to the ; from whence about ten o clock at night, we took into Clark Co. Missouri, for stealing a horse three years ago where they would try him and if found guilty they would then take him into another County where there was a Jail, and there was none in Clark On the 4th day of Dec I asked him if they had writs or authority to take : he replied; “We all had writs.” On the 5th he the said said he expected to get into difficulty on account of this scrape, but if any morman makes any busaness with me, I will shoot him, and further your says not
Subscribed and sworn to this 11th day of Dec. 1843 before me
J. P. [p. [2]]
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