History Draft [6 August 1838–30 December 1839]

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7 October 1838 • Sunday
<​Oct 7​> Sunday 7. <​ preachd at , <​commonly​> called the Salt sermon. # <​See Margin​>​> <​# There were 7 cut off from the in , England, this day.​>
<​ Letter​> wrote f[r]om, “Brigade Headquates [Headquarters], 5 miles from , Carroll County. Sir, <​#​> (see Doc, 37) can tell,”
<​Howard Communication​> Under the same date from the camp near . eleven, blood-thirsty fellows, viz congrave Jackson, Larkin K. Woods, Thomas Jackson, Rolla M. Daviess James Jackson Jr, Johnson Jackson John L. Tomlin Sidney S Woods, Geo Crigler, Wm L. Banks, and Whitfield Dicken wrote a most inflammatory, Lying, and murderous piece communicati[o]n to the citizns of Howard county, callind [calling] upon their fri[en]ds & fellow citizns to com[e] to th[e]ir immdat [immediate] rescue as the Mormes [Mormons] were then firing up[o]n them and th[e]y would have to act on the defensive until th[e]y could procure more assistance. The Lord remember these men. A. C. Woods, a citizen of Howard County made a cirtificate to the same lies, which he gath[ere]d in the mob camp; he did not go into . or take any trouble to learn the truth of what he certifi[e]d. The Lord remember such men. <​While​> The people will lie. and the authorities will uphold them, what Justice can honest men expect? On the
9 October 1838 • Tuesday
<​9​> Tuesday the 9. wrote the from Boonville that “the names subscribed to the enclosed paper <​(as befor stated 7th instnt)​>, are worthy, prudence prudent & patriotic citizns of Howard Co.” Men who would leave their familiss and every thing dear, and go to a foreign county, to seek the blood of innocent men women & children, If this is prudece. constitute “worth, prudece & patrioti[s]m” Let me be worthless, imprud[e]nt, & unpatriotic,
10 October 1838 • Wednesday
<​News from ​> <​10th.​> The messenger <​Mr Caldwell,​> who had been dispatchd to the for assistance, Mr Caldwell, return[e]d, but instead of recivd <​recing​> [receiving] any aid, or even Sympathy— from his , We were told that “the quarrel was between the Mormons and the Mob,” and that “we might fight it out” About this time a mob <​.​> commanded by Hiram Standly took ’s goods out of his house, and said Standly set fire to ’s [p. 24]
7 October 1838 • Sunday
Oct 7 Sunday 7. preachd at , commonly called the Salt sermon. # See Margin # There were 7 cut off from the in , England, this day.
Letter wrote from, “Brigade Headquates [Headquarters], 5 miles from , Carroll County. Sir, # (see Doc, 37) can tell,”
Howard Communication Under the same date from the camp near . eleven, blood-thirsty fellows, viz congrave Jackson, Larkin K. Woods, Thomas Jackson, Rolla M. Daviess James Jackson Jr, Johnson Jackson John L. Tomlin Sidney S Woods, Geo Crigler, Wm L. Banks, and Whitfield Dicken wrote a most inflammatory, Lying, and murderous communication to the citizns of Howard county, callind [calling] upon their friends & fellow citizns to come to their immdat [immediate] rescue as the Mormes Mormons were then firing upon them and they would have to act on the defensive until they could procure more assistance. . A. C. Woods, a citizen of Howard County made a cirtificate to the same lies, which he gathered in the mob camp; he did not go into . or take any trouble to learn the truth of what he certified. While The people will lie. and the authorities will uphold them, what Justice can honest men expect?
9 October 1838 • Tuesday
9 Tuesday the 9. wrote the from Boonville that “the names subscribed to the enclosed paper (as befor stated 7th instnt), are worthy, prudent & patriotic citizns of Howard Co.” Men who would leave their familiss and every thing dear, and go to a foreign county, to seek the blood of innocent men women & children, If this . constitute “worth, prudece & patriotism” Let me be worthless, imprudent, & unpatriotic,
10 October 1838 • Wednesday
News from 10th. The messenger Mr Caldwell, who had been dispatchd to the for assistance, , returned, but instead of recing [receiving] any aid, or even Sympathy— from his , We were told that “the quarrel was between the Mormons and the Mob,” and that “we might fight it out” About this time a mob . commanded by Hiram Standly took ’s goods out of his house, and said Standly set fire to ’s [p. 24]
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