to carry into effect the former orders. says “The case X (Doc. 76. 77.) . The ringleaders θ (77 Doc) state
<This morning orde[re]d the Militiae to give up their arms. & θ <θ , had <having> made a treaty with the mob. on his own responsibity and to carry out his treatey ma[r]ched this Troops out of the , & the Saint breth[re]n gave up their arms. their own property, which no govt on earth had a right to require.>. The Mob (caled governors troops) then ma[r]ched into town and under prete[n]ce of seachig [searching] for arms tore up floors, upset haystacks, plunderi[n]g the most valueable effects they could lay their ha[n]ds on, and made a great, and wasted a <&> great destroyd a great amou[n]t of property which <compelled the brethrn to sign deeds of trust at the point of the bayonet to pay the exp[e]nces of the mob war.> could <do> themselves no good. <the rema[i]nder and <were> orded the to leave the .> while the chastity of the place was descreratd by them. θ & about 80 men taken prisone[r]s <and the remainder of the citiz[e]ns were forbid to be more than 3 in a place & if they were thus seen th[e]y <the> would mob would shoot at them.>>
<* 2> Friday 2— About this time was found by the Mob <secreted> in the hazle brush some miles from , & brought into camp where they were hale fellows well met, for told them that Danitism was an order of the . and by his lying tried to make the chuch a scape goat for his sins.
We were taken to the town into the X (T. & S. 6.) s were started of were for , Jackson County, X X and encamped at night on , under a strong guard, commmand[e]d by Gens & .
<The follo[w]ing Letter gives the particulars relating to the move[me]nts of the <Gover[nor]s> Mob.> Head Quarters X (Doc 72, 73, 74, 75) comma[n]ding.
<3> Satuday 3. We continu[e]d our march & arriv[e]d at the which seperated us from we where we were hurri[e]d across the ferry where but few troops had passed. The truth was had sent an expess form to . to have the prisone[r]s sent to him, & thus prvnt [prevent] [illegible] going to , both armeies bieng competitors for the honer of possessing the “Royal Prisoners.” wanted the privilege of putting us to death himself. & while & his troops were desir[o]us of exhibit[in]g us in the st[r]eets of .
<4> Sunday 4th we were visited by some Lad[i]es & Gntlemn [Gentlemen], One (X Perscutin 89, 90 91) 1838. The troops having cross[e]d the about 10 oclock. we proceded to I on & arrivd at about noon, past noon, in the midst of great rain. & a multitude of spetaters [spectators] who had assmbed [assembled] to see us. & hear the bugles sou[n]d a bla[s]t of triumphal Joy, which thro echoed through [p. 34]