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John Whitmer, History, 1831–circa 1847

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these sufferings, your petitioners, petitioned the of this in December last, in answer to which they receved the following letter.
City of Feb 4, 1834, by the fore going letter from the , the president will percieve a disposition manifested by him
Your Communications of the 6th Decm. was regularly received, and duly considered, and had I not expected to receive the evidenc[e] brought out on the enquired [inquiry] ordered into the Military conduct of in a short time after I received your petition I should have replied long since.
Last evening I was informed that the further enquiry of the court, was postponed until the 20, inst, Then before I can have any thing from this court, the court of civil Jurisdiction, will hold its session in consequently cannot recive any thing from one preparatory to arrangement from the other.
I am very sensible indeed indeed of the injury your people complain of, and should consider myself very amiss in the discharge of my duty duties, even, were I not to do every thing in my power consistent with the legal exercise of them, to afford your society redress to which they seem entitled, one of your requests needs no evidence to support the right to have it granted, it is, that your people be put in possession of their homes from which they have been expelled. But what may be the duties of the after that, will [p. 51]
these sufferings, your petitioners, petitioned the of this in December last, in answer to which they receved the following letter.
City of Feb 4, 1834,
Your Communication of the 6th Decm. was regularly received, and duly considered, and had I not expected to receive the evidence brought out on the enquired [inquiry] ordered into the Military conduct of in a short time after I received your petition I should have replied long since.
Last evening I was informed that the further enquiry of the court, was postponed until the 20, inst, Then before I can have any thing from this court, the court of civil Jurisdiction, will hold its session in consequently cannot recive any thing from one preparatory to arrangement from the other.
I am very sensible indeed indeed of the injury your people complain of, and should consider myself very amiss in the discharge of my duties, even, were I not to do every thing in my power consistent with the legal exercise of them, to afford your society redress to which they seem entitled, one of your requests needs no evidence to support the right to have it granted, it is, that your people be put in possession of their homes from which they have been expelled. But what may be the duties of the after that, will [p. 51]
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