History Draft [1 January–21 June 1844]

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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I insert the minutes of a public meeting:— “A public meeting (Neigbbor page 239) .”
And I issued the following:— “Proclamation. (Neighbor 239) Mayor.”
I reeived a letter from my uncle :— “ (see file) .” <​Leave 5 lines​>
17 June 1844 • Monday
Monday 17th. <​I wrote the following to my uncle :— “Dear Sir <​​> (see file) information." <​”.​>​>
My brother wrote the following letter to the :— Prest. :— “ (see file) Smith”.
<​I advis​> This morning I was arrested, together with , , , , , , , , , , , , , , and , by Constable on a writ issued by , on Complaint of for a riot on the 10th. inst in destroying the Nauvoo Expositor press. At 2 P. M., we all went before at his house, and after a long and close examination we were discharged. <​The following is a copy of the Minutes of this trial:— -[copy from Extra]-For the Neighbor ( ) J. P. <​the prisoners”​>​>
, , and Major John Bills started with the affidavit of Thomas G. Wilson and my letter &c to <​take to​> . <​I charged <​under oath​> to tell everything he knew concerning me, good or bad, as he has known me for several years;​> <​*​> <​* and I said unto him , you have always wished you had been with us from the commencement; if you will go to , and do this business for me now in this time of danger, it shall be as though you had been in , and had always been with us.​>
made the following affidavit:— “State of (see file) .”
As soon as this affidavit came to my knowledge, I issued the following:— “Mayor’s (see file) Mayor.”Proclamation. (see file) Mayor.” <​(No. 1)​>
And also:— “Head quarters (see file) ” <​(No 2)​>
Also:— “Head Quarters (see file) N. L.” <​(No. 3)​>
<​I also issued an order to Coll. to call out my guard and staff <​immediately​> to my head quarters, and <​I also​> ordered the Legion to parade next day <​tomorrow​> at 10 A. M.:— “Head Quarters (see file) N. L.” ​>
I advised my brother not to mail his letter to Prest. at present. [p. 63]
I insert the minutes of a public meeting:— “A public meeting (Neigbbor page 239) .”
And I issued the following:— “Proclamation. (Neighbor 239) Mayor.”
I reeived a letter from my uncle :— “ (see file) .” Leave 5 lines
17 June 1844 • Monday
Monday 17th. I wrote the following to my uncle :— “ (see file) ”.
My brother wrote the following letter to Prest. :— “ (see file) Smith”.
This morning I was arrested, together with , , , , , , , , , , , , , , and , by Constable on a writ issued by , on Complaint of for a riot on the 10th. inst in destroying the Nauvoo Expositor press. At 2 P. M., we all went before at his house, and after a long and close examination we were discharged. The following is a copy of the Minutes of this trial:— -[copy from Extra]-For the Neighbor ( ) the prisoners”
, , and Major John Bills started with the affidavit of Thomas G. Wilson and my letter &c to take to . I charged under oath to tell everything he knew concerning me, good or bad, as he has known me for several years; * * and I said unto him , you have always wished you had been with us from the commencement; if you will go to , and do this business for me now in this time of danger, it shall be as though you had been in , and had always been with us.
made the following affidavit:— “State of (see file) .”
As soon as this affidavit came to my knowledge, I issued the following:— “Proclamation. (see file) Mayor.” (No. 1)
And also:— “Head quarters (see file) ” (No 2)
Also:— “Head Quarters (see file) N. L.” (No. 3)
I also issued an order to Coll. to call out my guard and staff immediately to my head quarters, and I also ordered the Legion to parade tomorrow at 10 A. M.:— “Head Quarters (see file) N. L.”
I advised my brother not to mail his letter to Prest. at present. [p. 63]
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