Indictment, circa 10 April 1839, Copy [State of Missouri v. Baldwin et al. for Arson]

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State of Missouri)
County of )
In Circuit Court April Term Eighteen hundred and Thirtynine
to wit—
The Grand Jurors for the State of for the Body of the County of aforesaid, upon their oath Present that , , , , , Joseph Smith Jr, and Jesse D Hunter, and , late of said County of , on the tenth day of November in the year of our Lord Eighteen hundred and thirty Eight in the night time of the same day, with force and Arms at the County of aforesaid, feloniously unlawfully and Maliciously, did set fire to and burn a certain Store house of one then Situate with intent to defraud and injure the said against the form of the Statute in such case made and Provided and against the Peace and Dignity of the
Circuit Attorney
State of Missouri) SS [scilicet]
County of )
I Clerk of the Circuit Court within and for the County of aforesaid do hereby certify that the foregoing is a True, full and perfect Copy of the Indictment which it purports to be against the Persons therein named the original being now on file in my office—
In Testimony whereof I [p. [1]] have hereunto set my hand and affixed my private seal there being no official seal provided. At office the Twentieth day of April in the year of our Lord Eighteen hundred and thirty nine—
vs) Arson
and others
A Robert. P. Peniston [Sr.] Foreman of the Grand Jury
Filed July 12th 1839
Clerk [p. [2]]


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    Docket and notations in handwriting of Robert Wilson.  

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    Notation in handwriting of Roger N. Todd.