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[Indictment of Joseph Smith, Jr., 1843?]

[Indictment of Joseph Smith, Jr., 1843?]

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Creator: Smith, Joseph, 1805-1844
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Date: 1843 June 6
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Description:
P. 4 docket title, signed and dated on flap by Rob[er]t Wilson, clerk.
Abstract:
Holograph document, a contemporary copy of the Daviess County Missouri Circuit Court’s indictment of Joseph Smith, Jr. for treason. The charges stem from Smith’s actions in the "Mormon War" in northwest Missouri in the fall of 1838. Document is signed by George W. Dunn, the Circuit Attorney; the Grand Jury included Adam Black.
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1 item (4 p.)
31.2 cm.
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High Resolution (image/tiff)
Object ID: 2057743
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