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

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  • Historical Introduction
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him within every half hour during that time— And further this deponent saith not—
Ezra Chipman
Arza Judd a witness on behalf of the defendents, produced sworn and examined; deposeth & saith:
I was at the house of Thorit Parsons in on the day before the battle with , and a company of armed men about 20 or upwards came there, and after asking me something about my faith, they warned <​ordered​> me to leave,— Mr Parsons asked where should we go, and they answered that was our look out— I do not know any of this company they talked something of giving thunder & lightning before the next day night— They inquired for guns, and one who seemed to command the company, said we must make haste and go. that is to Camp west of that night & we must join him— And further thisdeponent saith not—
Arza Judd Junior
At this point the stage of the examination the Defendents by their cou[n]sel informed the court that they had closed the examination of their witnesses [p. [121]]
him within every half hour during that time— And further this deponent saith not—
Ezra Chipman
Arza Judd a witness on behalf of the defendents, produced sworn and examined; deposeth & saith:
I was at the house of Thorit Parsons in on the day before the battle with , and a company of armed men about 20 or upwards came there, and after asking me something about my faith, they ordered me to leave,— Mr Parsons asked where should we go, and they answered that was our look out— I do not know any of this company they talked something of giving thunder & lightning before the next day night— They inquired for guns, and one who seemed to command the company, said we must make haste and go. that is to Camp west of that night & we must join him— And further thisdeponent saith not—
Arza Judd Junior
At this stage of the examination the Defendents by their counsel informed the court that they had closed the examination of their witnesses [p. [121]]
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