History Draft [1 January–21 June 1844]

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  • Historical Introduction
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David At 5 P M, I appeared before the Municipal <​Court​> on the above ; the following is a copy of their docket:—
“Special session (page 108 <​to 110​>)
I received the following letter:— El Dorado (see file) [Washington] Tucker.”
To which I wrote the following reply:— “ (see file) Smith.” <​& address.​>
Rain <​The Editor of the Neighbor writes “Retribuitive Justice (see page 234) Americans”​>
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<​I copy from the St. Louis Gazette The <​ascending​> (Neighbor 233) is beautiful”​>
13 June 1844 • Thursday
Thursday June 13 at 9 a m presided in Municipal Court which sat in the <​Present , , , & Associate Justices​>. , , , , , , , , , , & were arrested on the complaint of before J. P. of by a Constable of . They petitioned for and obtained a writ of . Present H Counceller (see Docket 111 & 112) <​I sat as Chief Justice, , , , & as Associate Justices, Addison Everett & James Jackson gave their testimony under oath when they were all, honorably discharged from the accusations & arrest— & that said pay​> the costs. Whereupon the <​an​> foll was issued for $1100. the cost. <​amount.​>
Evening, I attended meeting in the ; preached, and I made some observations afterwards.
Two of the brethren arrived this evening from , and said that about 300 Mobbers were assembled there, to <​with​> the avowed intention of coming against . Also that was paying a dollar per bushel for corn to feed their animals.
At a mass meeting of the Anti-Mormons at , the following resolutions were passed:— Resolved
The following was published in the Warsaw Signal Office; I insert it as a specimen of the unparralelled corruption and diabolical falsehood of which the human race are <​has​> become capable of in this generation:—
"At a meeting <​mass​> (see printed copy on file) coming contest <​Secretary​>.”
With my <​Being​> determined to answer the letter of the law beyond the cavillings of the most punctillous or technical, Esquire
A warrant was issued <​against me and sixteen others​> by a Justice of the Peace for for the crime of <​charging us with committing​> a riot on the 10th inst, when the Nauvoo Expositor press was destroyed. We were arrested and taken before him; but after a long and close examination we were discharged. [p. 60]
At 5 P M, I appeared before the Municipal Court on the above ; the following is a copy of their docket:—
“Special session (page 108 to 110)
I received the following letter:— El Dorado (see file) Washington Tucker.”
To which I wrote the following reply:— “ (see file) Smith.” & address.
The Editor of the Neighbor writes “Retribuitive Justice (see page 234) Americans”
[2 lines blank]
I copy from the St. Louis Gazette The ascending (Neighbor 233) is beautiful”
13 June 1844 • Thursday
Thursday June 13 at 9 a m presided in Municipal Court which sat in the Present , , , & Associate Justices. , , , , , , , , , , & were arrested on the complaint of before J. P. of by a Constable of . They petitioned for and obtained a writ of . I sat as Chief Justice, , , , & as Associate Justices, Addison Everett & James Jackson gave their testimony under oath when they were all, honorably discharged from the accusations & arrest— & that said pay the costs. Whereupon an was issued for the amount.
Evening, I attended meeting in the ; preached, and I made some observations afterwards.
Two of the brethren arrived this evening from , and said that about 300 Mobbers were assembled there, with the avowed intention of coming against . Also that was paying a dollar per bushel for corn to feed their animals.
The following was published in the Warsaw Signal Office; I insert it as a specimen of the unparralelled corruption and diabolical falsehood of which the human race has become capable in this generation:—
"At a mass (see printed copy on file) Secretary.”
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