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

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State of Missouri)
County of )
In Circuit Court April Term Eighteen hundred and thirtynine
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 Voorhis, Jesse D Hunter, James H Rawlins [Rollins], Sidney Tanner [Turner], David Carns, , James Worthington, , , Zenor Brunston, , , Perry Durphy [Durfee], , , , , , , Daniel Carns [Carn], , Ebenezer Page, Finly Page, Roswell Stephens [Stevens], , , Benj. Durphee and James Whitaker late of the County of [blank] being Citizens of our said not having the fear of God in their <​hearts​> nor weighing their Allegiance, but being moved and seduced by the instigation of the Devil as false Traitors against the Laws of our said . And wholly withdrawing the Cordial love and true <​and due​> obedience, which Every true and faithful Citizen of our said should and of wright ought to bear towards the laws of our said , and contriving and with all their strength intending Traitorously to Break and disturb the peace and <​common​> tranquility of this State of and to stir and move and Excite Insurection, Rebellion [p. [1]]
State of Missouri)
County of )
In Circuit Court April Term Eighteen hundred and thirtynine
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 Voorhis, Jesse D Hunter, James H Rawlins [Rollins], Sidney Tanner [Turner], David Carns, , James Worthington, , , Zenor Brunston, , , Perry Durphy [Durfee], , , , , , , Daniel Carns [Carn], , Ebenezer Page, Finly Page, Roswell Stephens [Stevens], , , Benj. Durphee and James Whitaker late of the County of [blank] being Citizens of our said not having the fear of God in their hearts nor weighing their Allegiance, but being moved and seduced by the instigation of the Devil as false Traitors against the Laws of our said . And wholly withdrawing the Cordial love and true and due obedience, which Every true and faithful Citizen of our said should and of wright ought to bear towards the laws of our said , and contriving and with all their strength intending Traitorously to Break and disturb the peace and common tranquility of this State of and to stir and move and Excite Insurection, Rebellion [p. [1]]
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