Recognizance, 18 September 1838 [State of Missouri v. JS et al. for Riot]
Recognizance, , MO, for , , , William Aldrich, Absalom Sentchfield, Amos Tubs, , , , Ephraim Owen, John Lemmon, , and , 18 Sept. 1838, State of MO v. JS et al. for Riot (Daviess Co., MO, Justice of the Peace Court 1838); unidentified handwriting; signatures of , , , Ephraim Owen, , William Aldrich, , , , Absalom Sentchfield, , Amos Tubs, John Lemmon, , , and ; witnessed by John Wright and Elijah Foley, 18 Sept. 1838; two pages; private possession. Photocopy at Joseph Smith Papers.
Be it remembered that on this 18th day of September 1838 before the undersigned John Wright & Elijah Foley two Justices of the peace within and for the County of in the State of personally came , William Aldridge [Aldrich] Absalem Snitchfield [Absalom Sentchfield] Amos Tubbs [Tubs] Ephraim Owens [Owen] John Lem[m]on and as principlals and , as Securities and acknowledged themselves to [illegible] and be indebted to the state of that is to say the said principles and and Securities jointly and severally in the sum of one thousand dollars to be levied of their respective goods and chattels lands and tenements to the use of the State of to be rendered but to be void upon condition that the above named principles and each of them make their personal appearance at the next Circuit court to be holden in and for said county of & on the first day of said term to answer to an indictment then and there to be prefered by the Grand Jury against them and that they do not depart said Court without the leave thereof—
attest Taken and certified before us the day & year first above written.