Minutes, 6 December 1842 [City of Nauvoo v. Davis for Slander of Miles]

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City of )
Before Joseph Smith Mayor, Decr. 6th. 1842. Complaint made by , <​before Joseph Smith, upon oath​> that on or about the 3rd. day of Decr. A.D. 1842, that indecent language and behaviour was used toward & concerning the said contrary to the Ordinance of said in such Cases made and provided, and the said says that one is guilty of the fact charged, and further this saith not. Complt dated Decr 6th 1842.— W[arran]t issued same day, & Ret[urne]d endorsed, “the within served, & the body of the delivered to the Court.— fees 25¢.— Decr 6th 1842.—[”] Subpna issued for , , Andrew M. Gravel <​&​> <​Joseph Smith​> & Joseph Smith, & returnd endorsed “the <​within served on​> above & within names fees 37½¢,— & also <​served​> on Joseph Smith, fees 12½¢ , Marshal.[”]
The made Oath <​by aff[idavi]t,​> for a change of Venue, & the Papers were handed over to Aldmn <​ by​> ,— <​Consent of both Parties.—​> [p. [1]]
James A. Easton, Andw M. Gravel & John Seidel claimed pay.
Decr 6th 1842.
City of ) The Minutes of Trial,
Prosecutor.— for indecent language.— [p. [2]]


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    Docket written transversely on the page in the handwriting of James Sloan.