Affidavit from Stephen Markham, 17 June 1844

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State of Illinois) Ss [scilicet]
City of .)
On the 17th day of June 1844, came , before me Recorder of said , and after being duly sworn deposeths and saith that from the public papers, especially the papers, and from reports from the various precincts, a mob may be expected to make an immediate attack of the citizens and city of . on account of the gather[in]gs at the various precincts, and threats to exterminate the
Sworn and subscribed to before me this 17th day of June 1844
Re[c]order of the City of [p. [1]]
Affidavits of
June 17— 1844
 
17 Jun 1844
Affidavit of
Mobs gathering [p. [2]]

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    William W. Phelps handwriting begins.  

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    Signature of Stephen Markham.  

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    William W. Phelps handwriting ends; Willard Richards begins.  

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    Docket in handwriting of Willard Richards.  

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    Docket in handwriting of Thomas Bullock.