Indictment, circa 10 April 1839 [State of Missouri v. Worthington et al.]

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State of Missouri)
County of )
In Circuit Court April Term eighteen hundred and thirty nine
to wit
The Grand Jurors for the State of for the body of the of the County of , aforesaid upon their oath present that, James Worthington & and and Joseph Smith Jr late of said , on the first day of October in the year of our Lord eighteen hundred and thirty eight, with force and arms at the County of aforesaid one piece. of Calico, of the value of ten dollars, one piece of Muslin of the value of ten dollars one piece of Broad Cloth of the value of ten dollars, one piece, of domestic of the value of ten dollars, and one saddle <​and one fiddle of value of 5 dollars​> of the value of twenty dollars, of the goods and chattles of one Patrick Lynch, <​then & there being found​> felonsly did steal take and carry away, against the form of the statute in such case made and provided— and against the <​the​> peace and dignity of the .
J[ames] A Clark
Circuit Attorney
And the Jurors aforesaid upon their oath aforesaid, do further present that, Joseph Jr Smith Jr <​​> late of said , afterwards to wit, on the second day of October in the year our Lord eighteen hundred and thirty. eight. with force and arms, at the County of aforesaid one saddele the goods and chattles aforesaid so as aforesaid feloniously, stolen taken and carried away, feloniously did receive, and have. they the said Joseph Smith Jr & , then and there well Knowing the said goods and chattles to have been feloniously stolen taken and [p. [1]] carried away against the form of the Statute in such case made and provided and against the peace and dignity of the
J A Clark
Circuit attorney
And the Jurors aforesaid upon their oath aforesaid do further present that Joseph Smith Jr late of said afterwards <​to wit:​> on the said second day of October in the year of our Lord eighteen hundred and thirty eight with force and arms at the aforesaid one saddle being part & parcel of the goods and chattles aforesaid so as aforesaid feloniously stolen taken and carried away feloniously did receive and keep have. he the said Joseph Smith Jr then and there well Knowing the said goods and chattles to have been <​feloniously​> stolen taken and carried away against form of the Statute in such case made and provided—and against the peace and dignity of the
J A Clark
Circuit attorney [p. [2]]
[blank] [p. [3]]
Larceny
vs)
J Worthington
Joseph Smith Jr
&
 
A True Bill Robert P Peniston [Sr.] Forman of the Grand Jury
 
Allen Rathburn Patrick Lynch George Worthington John Stokes [p. [4]]
No. 36
Circuit Court,
, MO.
IN THE MATTER OF
State of
vs.
J Worthington et al
Larceny
12
Plaintiff’s Attorney.
Defendant’s Attorney.
 
Aug 39.
dec 39
dismissed A, 152 [p. [5]]

Footnotes

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    Docket and notations in handwriting of James A. Clark.  

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    Probable signature of Robert P. Peniston Sr..  

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    “12” stamped in ink.