History Draft [6 August 1838–30 December 1839]

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<​12​> X (Facts 40, 41,) Lucas.”
and vicinity. Among the Staffadshire Potter[i]es and oth[e]r places in
15 March 1839 • Friday
<​Petition of Joseph Smith Jr. for ​> <​15​> Friday the 15th. I made the following Petritin [petition]. To thee (X Facts 31, 32, 33, 34 <​See Let. 21 &c​>) Smith. The same day , , , , my fellow prisoneres, made each a similar petition.—
17 March 1839 • Sunday
<​​> <​17​> Sunday 17— Extract. from the Minutes of “a confe[re]nce (X T & S, 15) Clerk” <​s left the prison where she had voluntar[il]y been with her husband most of the winter, & retund [returned] to , to get passage with some of the brethr[e]n for .​>
This morning “the committee met at the house of Daniel Shearer, . (D. Minutes 5) Reply.”
18 March 1839 • Monday
<​18​> Monday 18 “The Committee (ϕ mnuts [minutes] D, 5.) Jails”
20 March 1839 • Wednesday
<​20​> Wednesday. . (E see <​Josephs Letter​> orignal) .
<​While I was in the following [illegible] were <​made by the witnesses &​> sent to viz “(“ (see compla[i]nt) ,” “ (same) ”​>
25 March 1839 • Monday
<​ & ’s Mission to the .​> <​24 <​25​>​> Monday 25. About this time, & started on their Mission to see the .— They call[e]d on the Sheriff of , or jailer, for a copy of the mittemus [mittimus] by which we <​the​> <​prisone[r]s​> were held in custody, but he confessed he had none. They went to & he made out a kind of mittinus At this time we had been in prison several months without even a mittimes, and that too for crimes said to have been committ[e]d in another county. and took all the papers by which we were held, or which were then made out for them, with our petitions to the Supreme Judges. & went to . The was absent. The Secreta[r]y of State treated them very kindly, and when he saw the papers could hardly belive there was all the documents by which the prisoners were held in custody, for they were illegal. <​ also had diceved [deceived] them in his paper, and sent them off with such documets that a chage of venue could never be effected in time.​> The Secretary was astonished at ’s acting as he did, but said he could do nothing in the prisons, & if the were pesent he could do nothi[n]g, but the Secreta[r]y wrote a letter to . They breth[re]n then [p. 48]
and vicinity. Among the Staffadshire Potteries and other places in
15 March 1839 • Friday
Petition of Joseph Smith Jr. for 15 Friday the 15th. I made the following Petritin [petition]. To thee (X Facts 31, 32, 33, 34 See Let. 21 &c) Smith. The same day , , , , my fellow prisoneres, made each a similar petition.—
17 March 1839 • Sunday
17 Sunday 17— Extract. from the Minutes of “a conference (X T & S, 15) Clerk” s left the prison where she had voluntarily been with her husband most of the winter, & retund [returned] to , to get passage with some of the brethren for .
This morning “the committee met at the house of Daniel Shearer, . (D. Minutes 5) Reply.”
18 March 1839 • Monday
18 Monday 18 “The Committee (ϕ mnuts [minutes] D, 5.) Jails”
20 March 1839 • Wednesday
20 Wednesday. . (E see Josephs Letter orignal) .
While I was in the following were made by the witnesses & sent to — viz “(“ (see complaint) ,” “ (same)
25 March 1839 • Monday
& ’s Mission to the . 25 Monday 25. About this time, & started on their Mission to see the .— They called on the Sheriff of , or jailer, for a copy of the mittemus [mittimus] by which the prisoners were held in custody, but he confessed he had none. They went to & he made out a kind of mittinus At this time we had been in prison several months without even a mittimes, and that too for crimes said to have been committed in another county. and took all the papers by which we were held, or which were then made out for them, with our petitions to the Supreme Judges. & went to . The was absent. The Secretary of State treated them very kindly, and when he saw the papers could hardly belive there was all the documents by which the prisoners were held in custody, for they were illegal. also had diceved [deceived] them in his paper, and sent them off with such documets that a chage of venue could never be effected in time. The Secretary was astonished at ’s acting as he did, but said he could do nothing in the prisons, & if the were pesent he could do nothing, but the Secretary wrote a letter to . The brethren then [p. 48]
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