Complaint, 21 July 1842 [State of Illinois v. Little]
William Seely, Complaint, before JS as Mayor and Justice of the Peace, , Hancock Co., IL, 21 July 1842, State of IL v. Little (Nauvoo, IL, Mayor’s Court 1842); handwriting of ; probable signature of William Seely; certified by JS, 21 July 1842; docket by , [, Hancock Co., IL], [21 July 1842]; two pages; Nauvoo, IL, Records, CHL.
Before me Joseph Smith Mayor of the city of , in said personally came Wm Seely who being duly sworn according to law, and deposeth and saith that on the 21st of July, Edwin Little did commit an assault and Battery on his person by striking several blows with his fists and other wise maltreating the said deponent in divers ways and <further> the deponent saith not.
Sworn and subscribed before me in the city of this 21st of July 1842
Mayor— <and <a> Justice of the Peace, for said .—> [p. ]