Affidavit, 23 May 1844 [C. A. Foster v. JS and Coolidge]

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State of Illinois) SS. [scilicet]
Circuit Court
May Term— 1844
Joseph Smith & )
plaintiff in the above case having been first duly sworn, doth depose and say on oath that he is plaintiff in the above cause and that he fears he will not receive a fair trial of said case in Circuit Court, in which the said case is now pending for the reasons that the inhabitants of said are prejudicd against the , that he cannot expect a fair trial of said case in the said Circuit Court of , he therefore prays of this Honorable Court, a change of venue in said case, as is by law in such cases made and provided.
Subscribed and Sworn to before me the clk of the Circuit Court of Ill this 23d day of May AD 1844.
Clk [1/3 page blank] [p. [1]]
Joseph Smith
Filed May 23rd. 1844
Filed august 12 1844
James M Campbell clk [p. [2]]


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    Signature of Jacob B. Backenstos.  

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    Docket in handwriting of Charles A. Foster.  

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    Notation in handwriting of Jacob B. Backenstos.  

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    Notation in handwriting of James M. Campbell.