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

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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21 June 1844 • Friday
Friday 21st. A.M. in conversation with 8½ rode on the Hill with his .
At 10 rode to the prarie with his body guards. returned 1-40. While out a messenger from met them & presented a letter from the who is now at . The news is reported as being as favorable as can be expected. The City Council were convened forthwith on the subject and prepared aff[idavi]ts to send forthwith, but the men being in a hurry to return part only was forwarded in the hands of & . The balance will be sent in the morning. A letter was wrote to the informing of him of this and also informing him that the mob have again fired upon our men A company of the mob was passing by the Large mound on the La Harpe road [p. [10]]
21 June 1844 • Friday
Friday 21st. A.M. in conversation with 8½ rode on the Hill with his .
At 10 rode to the prarie with his body guards. returned 1-40. While out a messenger from met them & presented a letter from the who is now at . The news is reported as being as favorable as can be expected. The City Council were convened forthwith on the subject and prepared affidavits to send forthwith, but the men being in a hurry to return part only was forwarded in the hands of & . The balance will be sent in the morning. A letter was wrote to the informing him of this and also informing him that the mob have again fired upon our men A company of the mob was passing by the Large mound on the La Harpe road [p. [10]]
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