Transcribed by Audrey Henderson, June, 2014
Quebec City Archives
Themis Database of Court Records
August 18, 1836
Localization #3B 023 04-07-001A-01
Deposition of Henry Brown Versus John McEwen (McCune)
Assault and Threats
For the Quarter Sessions
District of Quebec
Personally appeared this eighteenth day of August in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty six before me the undersigned, one of the Trustees of our Lord the King assigned to keep the Peace within the District of Quebec, Henry Brown of Val Cartier
Who being duly sworn upon the Holy Evangelists of Almighty God doth declare depose and say as follows: to wit, that on this eighteenth day of August now instant at the Settlement of Val Cartier he was told that one John McEwen of said settlement has threatened to beat him the first time he meets him thus putting him in bodily fear without provocation of cause and against the Peace of our Lord the King. Further the said Deponent saith not and hath signed.
Sworn before me at Val Cartier on the day and year first above written and the said Deponent above named bound over before me to our Sovereign Lord the King in the sum of twenty pounds currency to prosecute and to appear and give Evidence at the next General Quarter Sessions of the Peace to be holden at the City of Quebec on the twenty fourth day of October next.
Signed Henry Brown and AG Wolff, J.P.