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

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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In the evening a messenger arrived from bringing intelligence that the mob had had news from the & he would not render them any assistance, nor grant a writ, neither sanction their proceedings. They swore this was what they wanted and that the was a damned scoundrel, worse than Joe Smith.
19 June 1844 • Wednesday
Wednesday 19th. This A.M. Daniel Carns is gone on express to to carry an affidavit to the of what the mob said concerning him.
The bought 40 stand of arms of a Mr Hunt and paid him $160 for them <​These are the arms which are referred to on the 18th.​> About 10 a large company of volunteers from landed & marched to parade ground
The is now under marshal Law has been arrested for attempting to violate the law & go to [p. [7]]
In the evening a messenger arrived from bringing intelligence that the mob had had news from the & he would not render them any assistance, nor grant a writ, neither sanction their proceedings. They swore this was what they wanted and that the was a damned scoundrel, worse than Joe Smith.
19 June 1844 • Wednesday
Wednesday 19th. This A.M. Daniel Carns is gone on express to to carry an affidavit to the of what the mob said concerning him.
The bought 40 stand of arms of a Mr Hunt and paid him $160 for them These are the arms which are referred to on the 18th. About 10 a large company of volunteers from landed & marched to parade ground
The is now under marshal Law has been arrested for attempting to violate the law & go to [p. [7]]
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