The deponent further states, “that no violence was offered
to any individual, in his presence or under <within> his
knowledge and that no insulting language was given on by either hand <party>;
except on the part of Mrs. Black,
who while was
engaged in making out the <above named> writing (which he made with
his own hand) gave to this deponent and others of the Mormon sosciety highly
insulting Language, and false accusa tions, which were calculated in
their nature to greatly irritate, if possible the feelings of
the bystanders belonging to said Mormon sosciety, in Language like this this,
being asked by the deponant, if she knew any thing in the Mormon
people derogatory to the character of Gentlemen? She answered in the
negative; but said she did not know, but the object of their visit
was to steal something from them. After had
executed the writing, deponent asked if <he
had> there were any unfreindly feelings towards the— deponent,
and if he had not treated him genteelly, he answered in the affermative.
your deponent then took leave of said ,
and repaired to the house of . The
next day we returned to ,” And further, this deponant saith not.
Joseph Smith Jr
Sworn to and subscribed, this fifth day
of September AD 1838.
C. C. C. C. [p. ]