Transcript of Proceedings, Treason, 6 July 1839 [Extradition of JS et al. for Treason and Other Crimes]

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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er with d[i]vers other false Traitors whose names are to the said Jurors unknown on the said [blank] day of [blank] in the year of our Lord eighteen hundred and thirty eight with force and Arms at the County of aforesaid maliciously and Traitorously did cause and procure to be made and Provided, and did then and there Maliciously and Trait[or]ously consent ang [and] agree to the making and Providing of Divers Arms and offensive weapons (to wit) Guns Muskets Pikes and Axes for the Purpose arming divers Citizens of our said in order and to the intent that same Citizens should and might unlawfully forcibly and Traitorously oppose and withstand the officers of our said in the due and lawful excercize of their Power and Authority, in the due of the laws and Statutes of this , and should and might unlawfully, forcibly and Traitorously, subvert and alter and aid and assist in subverting and altering without and in defiance of authority, and against the will of the People of this , the Legislature Rule and Government now duly and happily established in this — And to fulfil Perfect and bring to effect their most evil and wicked Treason and Treasonable compassings and imaginations aforesaid, the said Defendants, as such false Traitors as aforesaid with force and Arms on the said first day of November in the year of our Lord Eighteen hundred and thirty eight and on dvers divers other [p. [7]]
er with divers other false Traitors whose names are to the said Jurors unknown on the said [blank] day of [blank] in the year of our Lord eighteen hundred and thirty eight with force and Arms at the County of aforesaid maliciously and Traitorously did cause and procure to be made and Provided, and did then and there Maliciously and Traitorously consent ang and agree to the making and Providing of Divers Arms and offensive weapons (to wit) Guns Muskets Pikes and Axes for the Purpose arming divers Citizens of our said in order and to the intent that same Citizens should and might unlawfully forcibly and Traitorously oppose and withstand the officers of our said in the due and lawful excercize of their Power and Authority, in the due of the laws and Statutes of this , and should and might unlawfully, forcibly and Traitorously, subvert and alter and aid and assist in subverting and altering without and in defiance of authority, and against the will of the People of this , the Legislature Rule and Government now duly and happily established in this — And to fulfil Perfect and bring to effect their most evil and wicked Treason and Treasonable compassings and imaginations aforesaid, the said Defendants, as such false Traitors as aforesaid with force and Arms on the said first day of November in the year of our Lord Eighteen hundred and thirty eight and on divers other [p. [7]]
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