Appendix 4: William Clayton, Daily Account of Joseph Smith’s Activities, 14–22 June 1844

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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A letter was received stating that was acquit[t]ed by .
18 June 1844 • Tuesday
Tuesday 18th. This A.M. the Legion is ordered to parade— says that 2 chests of arms were landed last night and they belong to the Greys. There is nothing certain known as to whom they are for but supposing that they are for the protecti[o]n of this place the Legion have taken them in charge. <​see 19th. date​> There is considerable excitement this A.M. and many suppose we will have trouble immediately. Prest. J is now in conversation with two Gentlemen acquaintanc[e] of . At 11 he rode to the parade ground & after staying a short season the whole Legion marched down to the there read the preamble and resolutions of the mob in which [p. [4]]
A letter was received stating that was acquitted by .
18 June 1844 • Tuesday
Tuesday 18th. This A.M. the Legion is ordered to parade— says that 2 chests of arms were landed last night and they belong to the Greys. There is nothing certain known as to whom they are for but supposing that they are for the protection of this place the Legion have taken them in charge. see 19th. date There is considerable excitement this A.M. and many suppose we will have trouble immediately. Prest. J is now in conversation with two Gentlemen acquaintance of . At 11 he rode to the parade ground & after staying a short season the whole Legion marched down to the there read the preamble and resolutions of the mob in which [p. [4]]
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