Greene, John Portineus, 1793-1844

Statement, 1840 Mar. 17, Quincy, Illinois

[Source unknown at present; Brian Reeves received photocopy of ms. (copy probably made from a microfilm) from John A. Peterson, June 1988.]



                                                                                    Quincy March 17. 1840


            I John P. Greene was in company with Several of my neighbors waking the Rode in peace when one of our company a Young man by the name of Obanion was Shot down at my Side; being Shot by a company of mobbers. & Soon after this we was fired uppon a gain & two more ware [kiled?] & Several other wounded this was about the 25 day of oct. one thousan Eight hun[dre]d & thirty Eight in the State of Mosura. & I do hereby certify the above to be true according to the best of my knowledge

                                                                                                                                     John P. Greene


            Sworn to before me this 17th day of March AD 1840

                        John H Holton Notary Public

                                    Adams County Illinois