Historian’s Office, Martyrdom Account

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with his company escorted Joseph and from their lodgings together with , , , , , , , 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 and , Keeping off the drunken rabble, who several times broke through the ranks.
They were received by the Jailer, Mr. , and put into the criminal ’s cell; but he afterwards gave them the debtor’s apartment, where the prisoners and their friends had amusing conversations on various interesting subjects which engaged them till late. Prayer by <​◊◊ ​>, which made prison into the gate of heaven for a while. They lay <​laid​> promiscuously on the floor where they all slept from 1/2 past 11 until 6 A.M. of the 26th, and the last words spoken in the evening were by the Prophet, “Now see who will have the most intelligent dream tonight brethren”. [p. 25]
with his company escorted Joseph and from their lodgings together with , , , , , , , 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 and , Keeping off the drunken rabble, who several times broke through the ranks.
They were received by the Jailer, Mr. , and put into the criminal ’s cell; but he afterwards gave them the debtor’s apartment, where the prisoners and their friends had amusing conversations on various interesting subjects which engaged them till late. Prayer by , which made prison into the gate of heaven for a while. They laid promiscuously on the floor where they all slept from 1/2 past 11 until 6 A.M. of the 26th, [p. 25]
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