Transcript of Proceedings, circa 20 June 1835 [State of Ohio v. JS for Assault and Battery]

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  • Historical Introduction
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Pleas before the Court of Common Pleas, within and for the County of , and State of , on the sixteenth day of June in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty five.—
Be it Remembered, that at this term of said Court, to wit; on the day and year aforesaid, the Jurors of the Grand Jury then and there returned &c. to wit; Benjamin Blish [Jr.], John Slater, , Simeon Winchell Junr., Collins Morse, Dexter Otis, Thaddeus Cook, Elijah P. Allen, Laban Brown, William B. Branch, Warren French, Julian C. Huntington, James Hathaway, Joseph Ely, and Lewis Miller appeared at the bar of the Court and presented their Bill of Indictment against Joseph Smith Junr. for assault and Battery in the words and figures following, to wit;
“The State of Ohio)
ss. [scilicet])
At a Court of Common Pleas began and held at the Court House in , within and for the County of , and State of , on the sixteenth day of June in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty five, The Jurors of the Grand Jury, then and there returned, treid, empannelled, sworn and charged to inquire within and for the body of the County of , upon their oaths, in the name and by the authority of the State of , Do Present—
The That Joseph Smith Junior late of in the aforesaid, on the twenty first day of April <​in the year of our Lord one​> with force and arms at , in the aforesaid, one in the peace [p. 497]
Pleas before the Court of Common Pleas, within and for the County of , and State of , on the sixteenth day of June in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty five.—
Be it Remembered, that at this term of said Court, to wit; on the day and year aforesaid, the Jurors of the Grand Jury then and there returned &c. to wit; Benjamin Blish [Jr.], John Slater, , Simeon Winchell Junr., Collins Morse, Dexter Otis, Thaddeus Cook, Elijah P. Allen, Laban Brown, William B. Branch, Warren French, Julian C. Huntington, James Hathaway, Joseph Ely, and Lewis Miller appeared at the bar of the Court and presented their Bill of Indictment against Joseph Smith Junr. for assault and Battery in the words and figures following, to wit;
“The State of Ohio)
ss. scilicet)
At a Court of Common Pleas began and held at the Court House in , within and for the County of , and State of , on the sixteenth day of June in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty five, The Jurors of the Grand Jury, then and there returned, treid, empannelled, sworn and charged to inquire within and for the body of the County of , upon their oaths, in the name and by the authority of the State of , Do Present—
That Joseph Smith Junior late of in the aforesaid, on the twenty first day of April in the year of our Lord one [p. 497]
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