Historian’s Office, Martyrdom Account, Draft

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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<​again​> get out of the hands of his enemies, when he replied: “<​my​> brother thinks I shall; and that is just as well as if I thought so. I wish you would tell the brethren in Macedonia that they can see by this, that it has not been safe for me to visit them and tell I want him to come and assist me as an attorney at my <​expected​> trial tomorrow before Captain <​(Justice)​> R[obert] F. Smith. then left the jail to convey this message to <​who was​> at Macedonia.
<​’s Journal​>
6 p.m. Copied witnesses’ names [blank] and . brought the following;
“I would advise the to Keep the Messrs. Smiths in the room in which I found them this morning, unless a closer confinement should be clearly necessary to prevent an escape.
,
Governor & Commander in Chief”
June 26th.1844.”
6¼ p.m. Received the following letter from : “Dear President (copy) .” <​This letter was sent from by <​​> Joseph instructed to return to with all haste to procure <​and fetch​> a number of documents for the promised trial​>
25 min to 7. Sent <​a message​> to [blank] to get supper <​subpoenas​> for , [p. 33]
again get out of the hands of his enemies, when he replied: “my brother thinks I shall; I wish you would tell the brethren in Macedonia that they can see by this, that it has not been safe for me to visit them and tell I want him to come and assist me as an attorney at my expected trial tomorrow before Captain Robert F. Smith. then left the jail to convey this message to who was at Macedonia.
’s Journal
6 p.m. Copied witnesses’ names [blank] and . brought the following;
“I would advise the to Keep the Messrs. Smiths in the room in which I found them this morning, unless a closer confinement should be clearly necessary to prevent an escape.
,
Governor & Commander in Chief”
June 26th.1844.”
6¼ p.m. Received the following letter from : “Dear President (copy) .” This letter was sent from by Joseph instructed to return to with all haste and fetch a number of documents for the promised trial
25 min to 7. Sent a message to [blank] to get subpoenas for , [p. 33]
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