Courts -- Missouri -- History -- Sources
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Photocopies of handwritten court proceedings of cases tried in Daviess County and Boone County, Missouri. The trials relate to Joseph Smith (1805-1844), the first president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and others being tried for treason; the trial of Parley P. Pratt (1807-1857), an apostle of the Church, for murder; testimony against Caleb Baldwin; and testimony against King Follet on charges of robbery. Dated 1839.
Contains a subpoena signed by Samuel D. Lucas ordering Joel F. Childs, William Thompson, and Martin O. Jones to appear before a court hearing between Phineas Skinner and Robert A. Crenshaw in Independence, Missouri. Dated July 31, 1854. Also includes an image of Lucas.