Lyman Wight, Testimony, 1 July 1843 [Extradition of JS for Treason]

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near the mob force and came up & conversed with me <​​> <​me​> on the subject after conversing some Time on the subject Major Hughes came and informed That his men were mutinizing and the mob were determined To fall on the saints in The <​I​> having a Col’s commission under was command<​ed​> To call out <​my​> his Troops forthwith and to use s own language “kill every G——d D——n Mobocrat <​you can find in the ​> or make them prisoners and if they come upon you give them Hell” he then returned To his troops & gave them an address stating the interview he had with <​me​> and he also said to the mob that if they were so disposed they could go on with their measures that he considered that with the militia under his command all sufficient to quell every G——d D——n Mobocrat in the and if they did not feel disposed so to do To go home or G——d d——n them he would kill every one of them” the mob then dispersed. During these movements Joseph Smith nor any of those of or any other place were <​not​> at only those who were settlers <​and legal citizens of the place​> [p. 14]
near the mob force and came up & conversed with me on the subject after conversing some Time on the subject Major Hughes came and informed That his men were mutinizing and the mob were determined To fall on the saints in I having a Col’s commission under was commanded To call out my Troops forthwith and to use s own language “kill every G——d D——n Mobocrat you can find in the or make them prisoners and if they come upon you give them Hell” he then returned To his troops & gave them an address stating the interview he had with me and he also said to the mob that if they were so disposed they could go on with their measures that he considered that with the militia under his command all sufficient to quell every G——d D——n Mobocrat in the and if they did not feel disposed so to do To go home or G——d d——n them he would kill every one of them” the mob then dispersed. During these movements Joseph Smith nor any of those of were at only those who were settlers and legal citizens of the place [p. 14]
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