Letter, Justin Butterfield to Charles B. Penrose, 6 August 1844
, Letter, , Cook Co., IL, to Charles B. Penrose, , 6 Aug. 1843; handwriting of ; docket and notation in unidentified handwriting; three pages; Case Files and Other Records Relating to Suits, 1791–1929, Records of the Solicitor of the Treasury, Record Group 206, National Archives and Records Administration, Washington DC. Included enclosures.
Bond in Chancery to reach the property which I [illegible] G. S. Wight one of the sureties of Stephenson has fraudulently conveyed away in order to evade the payment of the Judgment the has recoverd against him and others sureties of said Stephenson—
I defeated Joseph Smith the Mormon Prophet from obtaining the benefit of the Bankrupt Act: It will be necessary for me to go to in this to obtain the necessary evidence to enable me to file a Bill in Chancery to reach certain property which Smith purchased and paid for and has conveyed to his and others to evade the payment of the Judgment recovered by the against them and others for the sum of $486678/100 at the June Term 1842.