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

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Jesse D Hunter, James H. Rawlins , Sydney Tanner, David Carns , James Worthington, , , , , , , , Jesse & D Hunter, late of the County of aforesaid on the first day of November in the year of our Lord Eighteen hundred and thir[ty] Eight, with force and Arms at the County of aforesaid in the night time of the same day, feloniously, unlawfully and Maliciously did set fire to a Certain other dwelling house of one Robert Peniston sen, there situate with intent, then and there to injure and defraud the said Robert [P.] Peniston against the form of the Statute in such case made and provided, and against the peace and Dignity of the
J. A. Clark
Circuit Attorny
And the Jurors aforesaid upon their oath aforesaid do further Present that the said Defendants, on the first day of November in the year of our Lord Eighteen hundred and thirty Eight with force and Arms at the County of aforesaid feloniously and Maliciously did set fire and Burn a certain other dwelling house of one there situate with intent the said then and there to injure and defraud against the form of the statute in such case made and provided and against the Peace and Dignity of the
J. A. Clark
Circuit Attorney [p. 2]
Jesse D Hunter, James H. Rawlins , Sydney Tanner, David Carns , James Worthington, , , , , , , , Jesse & D Hunter, late of the County of aforesaid on the first day of November in the year of our Lord Eighteen hundred and thirty Eight, with force and Arms at the County of aforesaid in the night time of the same day, feloniously, unlawfully and Maliciously did set fire to a Certain other dwelling house of one Robert Peniston sen, there situate with intent, then and there to injure and defraud the said Robert [P.] Peniston against the form of the Statute in such case made and provided, and against the peace and Dignity of the
J. A. Clark
Circuit Attorny
And the Jurors aforesaid upon their oath aforesaid do further Present that the said Defendants, on the first day of November in the year of our Lord Eighteen hundred and thirty Eight with force and Arms at the County of aforesaid feloniously and Maliciously did set fire and Burn a certain other dwelling house of one there situate with intent the said then and there to injure and defraud against the form of the statute in such case made and provided and against the Peace and Dignity of the
J. A. Clark
Circuit Attorney [p. 2]
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