Minutes and Testimonies, 12–29 November 1838 [State of Missouri v. Gates et al. for Treason]

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  • Historical Introduction
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a citizen of ,
that about 4 days after the surround <​burning​> of & Mill port myself and Adison Price was surround in a house <​in ​> and taken prisoners by a company of mormons, they took from me 3 guns & a butcher knife the deft was capt of the company an other defendant was there in the company, The . asked us if we belonged to the mob we replied not. he then said we had better join them & come into for protection, I replied that I would consider of that, Mr. Price said to them that he would consider had moved his family into , the then said if we didnot wish to fight, them we must leave the , for we intend said he, after we clear get possession of we intend to take [p. [80]]
a citizen of ,
that about 4 days after the burning of & Mill port myself and Adison Price was surround in a house in and taken prisoners by a company of mormons, they took from me 3 guns & a butcher knife the deft was capt of the company an other defendant was in the company, The . asked us if we belonged to the mob we replied not. he then said we had better join them & come into for protection, I replied that I would consider of that, Mr. Price said to them that he had moved his family into , the then said if we didnot wish to fight, them we must leave the , for we intend said he, after we get possession of to take [p. [80]]
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