Indictment, circa 10 April 1839, Copy [State of Missouri v. Gates et al. for Arson]

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State of Missouri)
County of )
In the Circuit Court April Term Eighteen hundred and Thirty nine—
to wit—
The Grand Jurors for the State of for the Body of the County of aforesaid upon their oath present that, Jacob Gates, , , Jose Joseph Smith Jr, , , , , Joseph W. Younger, , , , Washington Voorheis, Jesse D Hunter, James H. Rawlins [Rollins], Sydney Tanner [Turner], David Carns [Daniel Carn], , James Worthington, , , Zenor Brunston, , , , <​and​> , <​Jesse D. Hunter​> late of said County of on the first day of November in the year of our Lord Eighteen hundred and thirty Eight about the hour of ten Oclock in the night time of the same day with force and Arms at the County of aforesaid, Feloniously unlawfully and Maliciously did set fire to and Burn a Certain dwelling house of one , there situate with intent then and there to defraud and Injurre the said against the form of the Statute in such case made and Provided and against the Peace and Dignity of the
J[ames] A Clark
Circuit Attorny
And the Jurors aforesaid <​upon​> do on their oath aforesaid, do further present that, the said Jacob Gates, , , Joseph Smith Jr, , , , Joseph Younger, , , , Washington Voorheis, [p. [1]]
State of Missouri)
County of )
In the Circuit Court April Term Eighteen hundred and Thirty nine—
to wit—
The Grand Jurors for the State of for the Body of the County of aforesaid upon their oath present that, Jacob Gates, , , Joseph Smith Jr, , , , , Joseph W. Younger, , , , Washington Voorheis, Jesse D Hunter, James H. Rawlins [Rollins], Sydney Tanner [Turner], David Carns [Daniel Carn], , James Worthington, , , Zenor Brunston, , , , and , Jesse D. Hunter late of said County of on the first day of November in the year of our Lord Eighteen hundred and thirty Eight about the hour of ten Oclock in the night time of the same day with force and Arms at the County of aforesaid, Feloniously unlawfully and Maliciously did set fire to and Burn a Certain dwelling house of one , there situate with intent then and there to defraud and Injurre the said against the form of the Statute in such case made and Provided and against the Peace and Dignity of the
James A Clark
Circuit Attorny
And the Jurors aforesaid upon their oath aforesaid, do further present that, the said Jacob Gates, , , Joseph Smith Jr, , , , Joseph Younger, , , , Washington Voorheis, [p. [1]]
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