Historian’s Office, Martyrdom Account, Draft

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<​with his company​> escorted Joseph and , from their lodgings <​together​> with , , , , , <​​> , Dr Southwick, and to <​the​> Jail. had a very large hickory cane, which he called “the rascal beater.” had a smaller walking stick, and they walked on either side of Joseph, <​& , keeping​> parrying off the drunken rabble, who several times broke through the ranks to stab the prisoners.
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They were received by the Jailer Mr , and put in the Criminal’s cell; but he afterwards gave them the debtor’s department <​apartment​>; where <​over *​> they <​lay promiscuously on the floor where they​> all slept from 1/2 past 11. till 6 A.M. of the 26th. <​Θ over​> The guard arrived at the jail at the same time. Lawyer <​Counselor ​> <​in his <​published​> statement to the​> declared “The recitals of the so far as they relate to the Prisoners having been brought before the Justice for trial; and it there appearing that the <​the statement of the prosecution that their​> necessary witnesses of the prosecution <​of the prosecution​> were absent, is <​are​> wholly untrue, unless the prisoners could have appeared before the justice without being present, in person, or by counsel; nor is there any law [p. 17]
with his company escorted Joseph and , from their lodgings together with , , , , , , Dr Southwick, and to the Jail. had a very large hickory cane, which he called “the rascal beater.” had a smaller walking stick, and they walked on either side of Joseph, & , keeping off the drunken rabble, who several times broke through the ranks
They were received by the Jailer Mr , and put in the Criminal’s cell; but he afterwards gave them the debtor’s apartment; where over * they lay promiscuously on the floor where they all slept from 1/2 past 11. till 6 A.M. of the 26th. Θ over Counselor in his published statement declared “The recitals of the so far as they relate to the Prisoners having been brought before the Justice for trial; and it there appearing that the necessary witnesses of the prosecution were absent, are wholly untrue, unless the prisoners could have appeared before the justice without being present, in person, or by counsel; nor is there any law [p. 17]
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