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

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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 to a Certain other dwelling house of the said Robert Peniston there Situate, with intent then and there to injure and defraud the said Robert Peniston, against the form of the statute in such case made and provided and against the peace and dignity of the
Circuit Attorny
And the Jurors aforesaid upon their oath aforesaid do further Present that, the said , , , Joseph Smith Jr, , , , , , Washington Voorheis, Jesse D Hunter, , Sydney Tanner, David Corns , James Worthington, , , , , , , and , late of said 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, feloniously and maliciously did set fire to a certain other dwelling house of or belonging [p. 3]
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 to a Certain other dwelling house of the said Robert Peniston there Situate, with intent then and there to injure and defraud the said Robert Peniston, against the form of the statute in such case made and provided and against the peace and dignity of the
Circuit Attorny
And the Jurors aforesaid upon their oath aforesaid do further Present that, the said , , , Joseph Smith Jr, , , , , , Washington Voorheis, Jesse D Hunter, , Sydney Tanner, David Corns , James Worthington, , , , , , , and , late of said 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, feloniously and maliciously did set fire to a certain other dwelling house of or belonging [p. 3]
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