Council of Fifty, Minutes, March 1844–January 1846; Volume 1, 10 March 1844–1 March 1845

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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justice. said the same. But persisting that he should go to he [JS] sued out a writ of Habeas Corpus before the Municipal Court, who immediately convened and went to trial. He was dis-charged on testimony.
returned and stated that Joseph had resisted the law &c. which still further excited the mob and they went to organizing and threatening the brethren in the branches around and ordered to leave their homes. In the mean time they sent a delegation to the to excite him against us and bring out the Militia &c. In order to guard the brethren from the fury of the mob the Legion was called out to protect the and continued prepared for emergency night and day.
On friday the 21st. two messengers arrived bringing a letter from the [p. [294]]
justice. said the same. But persisting that he should go to he [JS] sued out a writ of Habeas Corpus before the Municipal Court, who immediately convened and went to trial. He was dis-charged on testimony.
returned and stated that Joseph had resisted the law &c. which still further excited the mob and they went to organizing and threatening the brethren in the branches around and ordered to leave their homes. In the mean time they sent a delegation to the to excite him against us and bring out the Militia &c. In order to guard the brethren from the fury of the mob the Legion was called out to protect the and continued prepared for emergency night and day.
On friday the 21st. two messengers arrived bringing a letter from the [p. [294]]
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