Minutes and Testimonies, 12–29 November 1838 [State of Missouri v. Gates et al. for Treason]

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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the surrender of arms there by the Mormons— such as tin-ware, painted muslin, a piece of <​bleached​> domestic, a piece of brown cloth, a lady’s cloak, three pair of scales and part of two sets of weights— A ledger and three day-books, and the notes of hand, to the amount of perhaps $300— were taken, from the store, the books have not been recovered, but the notes I found in the house of , at , in the possession of his wife— except the notes on mormons— they were those we have not recovered— In about three hours after the mormons took , I returned and enough [2 words illegible] found the store-house burnt— The Post office, and recorders <​treasurers​> office, and <​were​> kept in the store-house and the records papers &c belonging to each were either taken off or consumed by the fire—
And further this deponent saith not—
Patrick Lynch
-[At this point, the Attornies for the state informed the Court that they had closed the testimony on behalf of the State— with the understanding, which was agreed to by the Defendents cou[n]sel, that after the testimony on behalf of the Defendents is closed— the State shall be at liberty to introduce John Riggs [Rigs], Perry Keyes, John Grigg, and Joseph Free. witnesses on behalf of the State. & if they should make their appearance at or before that time— ]- [p. [113]]
the surrender of arms there by the Mormons— such as tin-ware, painted muslin, a piece of bleached domestic, a piece of brown cloth, a lady’s cloak, three pair of scales and part of two sets of weights— A ledger and three day-books, and the notes of hand, to the amount of perhaps $300— were taken, from the store, the books have not been recovered, but the notes I found in the house of , at , in the possession of his wife— except the notes on mormons— those we have not recovered— In about three hours after the mormons took , I returned and found the store-house burnt— The Post office, and treasurers office, were kept in the store-house and the records papers &c belonging to each were either taken off or consumed by the fire—
And further this deponent saith not—
Patrick Lynch
-[At this point, the Attornies for the state informed the Court that they had closed the testimony on behalf of the State— with the understanding, which was agreed to by the Defendents counsel, that after the testimony on behalf of the Defendents is closed— the State shall be at liberty to introduce John Riggs [Rigs], Perry Keyes, John Grigg, and Joseph Free. witnesses on behalf of the State. & if they should make their appearance at or before that time— ]- [p. [113]]
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