Journal, December 1842–June 1844; Book 4, 1 March–22 June 1844

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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this for[e] noon Capt of Osprey calld at I calld to seee him rod[e] with him. to his boat upper Landing— when I came up— called the passeges [passengers] to come and see the meanest man in the wo[r]ld. — stopped him & told the passengers was the meane[s]t man Rollosson att[e]mpted to draw a pistol but silen[ce]d him—— & kept th[e]m all down—
said. last evng [evening] said while speaki[n]g of the pintig [printing] press of N. E. [Nauvoo Expositor]— ‘if th[e]y lay their hand up[o]n it. or break it. th[e]y may date their downfall f[r]om that ve[r]y hour. and in 10 days there will not be a Mormon left in — what they do th[e]y may exp[e]ct the same in return.— also Adson Everet [Addison Everett] he[a]rd it.—
& Tollman [Tallman] Rolf[e] said the would be str[u]ng to the gr[ou]nd in 10 days & th[e]y would help do it (by Jason R. Luce Moses Leonard.— & Joshua Miller—[)]
Runners have gone in diff[er]ent directi[o]ns to get up a mob— &c Mobites selling their houses.— [p. [153]]
this fore noon Capt of Osprey calld at I calld to seee him rode with him. to his boat upper Landing— when I came up— called the passeges [passengers] to come and see the meanest man in the world. — stopped him & told the passengers was the meanest man Rollosson attempted to draw a pistol but silenced him—— & kept them all down—
said. last evng [evening] said while speaking of the pintig [printing] press of N. E. Nauvoo Expositor— ‘if they lay their hand upon it. or break it. they may date their downfall from that very hour. and in 10 days there will not be a Mormon left in — what they do they may expect the same in return.— also Adson Everet [Addison Everett] heard it.—
& Tollman Tallman Rolfe said the would be strung to the ground in 10 days & they would help do it (by Jason R. Luce Moses Leonard.— & Joshua Miller—)
Runners have gone in different directions to get up a mob— &c Mobites selling their houses.— [p. [153]]
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