United States v. John Johnston
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St. LouisSt Louis Sessions, of the peace

John JohnsonJohn Johnson
United StatesUnited States

on in- -dictment, for larcency

The attorney General
on behalf of the United StatesUnited States moved
the court to swear, and admit JamesJames Rogers
RogersJames Rogers residing with the Shawnee,
tribe, as a witness on the trial in this case
on the part of the united states to which
the Counsel, for defendant objected on
the ground that the goods,
and, Chattely and poperty mentioned
in the in indictment, to have been stolen,
was the poperty of the said JamesJames Rogers RogersJames Rogers ,
and it also being, at that he was
the same,James RogersJames Rogers named in the
said indictment, as having lost, the
said, goods and chatterly also, that said
RogersRogers would, be entitled on conviction of
defendant to restitution, of the said, goods &
chattels, mentioned in the said indictment
and to the value thereof if the said goods,
and chatterly should be restored to him said
RogersRogers and if not restored, to him said RogersRogers ,
then in that case he would he entitled to two,
fold, the value of the said of goods,
and chattels, but all the property was restored to him said RogersRogers ,
also because, the said JamesJames Rogers ,RogersJames Rogers
resides, with, the Shawnee, nation afore,,
the court,
overruled the objections of defendants counsel,
and admitted the said RogersRogers
to be sworn and testify as a witness
on the said trial to which opinion, of the
court the counsel, for defendant excepts
and tenders, this bill, of exceptions and
pray the court, to sign, the same in testimony
thereof - in open court,