Complaint, 14 November 1842 [State of Illinois v. D. Brown and Edwards]

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State of Illinois) ss [scilicet]
Before me Joseph Smith Mayor of of the City of personally came William Nisewanger [Niswanger] who being duly sworn according to law, deposeth & saith that on the 15 <​14​>th. Inst in the City of certain Cotton-wood Logs nine or Ten in number belonging to said deponent were taken from near Thompsons Lime-kiln willfully & maliciously as deponent believes & conveyed away feloniously and deponent verily believes that one James <​Daniel​> Brown of this did take said Logs & convey them away and one Thomas <​S​> Edwards <​of said ​> he further believes was aiding & abetting in the removal of said Logs & further this deponent saith not.
William Niswanger
Sworn to & Subscribed before me in the <​​> aforesaid this 14th day of Nov A D. 1842.
Joseph Smith Mayor [p. [1]]
T Edwards
James [Daniel] Brown [p. [2]]


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    Insertion in unidentified handwriting, possibly JS.  

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    Signature of William Niswanger.  

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    Insertion in handwriting of JS.  

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    Signature of JS.  

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    Docket in handwriting of James Flack.