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PREFERRED BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AGAINST HIM, FOR
CORRUPT CONDUCT IN OFFICE, CRIMES AND MISDEMEANORS.
TESTIMONY OF S. C. ALDERMAN.
S. C. Alderman, a witness, produced, sworn, and examined on the part and behalf of the House of Representatives, testified as follows:
Examined by Mr. Manager Grosvenor:
A. Land surveyon qivil engineen land selector, and dealer in lands.
Q. State whether you ever made an application for land on section 16,-school lands,-town 24 north, range 3 west ?
A. Yes, sir.
Q. State what you said and did at the office, with reference to purchasing those lands.
A. I asked Mr. Robinson if I could have those lands a quarter down? He said I could have them at a quarter down, if I would make an affidavit that they were not valuable for timber.
& Did he gire you the form of an affidavit ?
Q. Just look and see whether you have it in your memorandum. (Witness produces an affidavit.]