Missouri State Archives: Finding Aid 5.1

Mormon War Papers, 1837-1841

[ Full-text transcription of: State of Missouri vs. King Follett ]
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and he was discharged from Custody and after Continuing

this Cause on the Docket for some time It was dismissed

State of Missouri} Indictment for Robery


King Follett This Cause was also removed to

Boone County by a change of venue and the defendant

removed to the Jail in Boone County and having

had a trial was acquitted and discharged from

Custody. I do further Certify that the above and

foregoing Contain a list of all the mormons who

were indicted and their Cause removed to Boone

County for trial by a change of venue as appears

from the records of the Boone Circuit Court, and

the crimes for which they were Indicted, and

the dispositions of each of the Causes above

set forth In Witness where of I have

hereto set my hand and affixed the

Seal of the Boone Circuit Court

at office in Columbia on this [6th]

day of March 1841

Roger N Todd


Columbia [6th] March 1841

Sir I have Complied with your request

as far as I have means in my possession

to Certify from, I am informed that many

of the persons named in the Certificate

escaped at Watsons from the Sheriff

of Davis County, these are I presume

facts but which I have no evidence

of in my records, and I know of

no person except the Sheriff of Daviss

or the clerk of that Court who can

give you any information on the subject

you will See from the Certificate that

I have been at some troble in making

it out, having to make a great many

Searches which I will have to charge

for and the writing in the Certificate

as it is an unusual one please

have my account [alterred] to send it to

me [ ] And you will much

[charge] yours Respecfully

R N Todd

There is upwards of 150 searches making one

for each person Indicted for what & dispositions

26. fee will be $5,00

R N Todd