Minutes, 29 November 1843

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The mayor spoke, said he rose to make confission, that he used all his influence to prevent the brethren from fighting when mobbed in , he did wrong, it was a suggestion of the head. he would never do so again. but when the mob come upon you, kill, them, I never will restrain you again but will go and help, you,
spoke, when any of the Missourians are sick I call upon you help me lay hands on you to heal them,
said he would help
The spoke again, acknow[ledg]ed his wrong, said he would never put his hand on brother s shoulder again to hold him back when he was abused.
spoke of , said he would never submit to such treetment again,
Mayor . . . spoke again, if I do not stand with those who will stand by me in the hour of troubl and danger, without faulting I give you leave to shoot me—
, there is not a man woman or child, from to the Gulf of Mexico, who is a freeman.
Mayor Read a letter in reply to one he wrote to
stated that the history of the perscutin [persecution] was put into the hand of .
Motioned that every man in the meting who could w[i]eld a pen write an address to his mother count[r]y by J. Smith carried
Mayor read the memorial to congress,— The state right doctrine is what feeds mobs.— they are <​a dead carcass​> a stinch, & they shall ascend up as a stink offering in the nose of the Almighty so long as a mee [p. [2]]
The mayor spoke, said he rose to make confission, that he used all his influence to prevent the brethren from fighting when mobbed in , he did wrong, it was a suggestion of the head. he would never do so again. but when the mob come upon you, kill, them, I never will restrain you again but will go and help, you,
spoke, when any of the Missourians are sick I call upon you help me lay hands on you to heal them,
said he would help
The spoke again, acknowledged his wrong, said he would never put his hand on brother s shoulder again to hold him back when he was abused.
spoke of , said he would never submit to such treetment again,
Mayor . . . spoke again, if I do not stand with those who will stand by me in the hour of troubl and danger, without faulting I give you leave to shoot me—
, there is not a man woman or child, from to the Gulf of Mexico, who is a freeman.
Mayor Read a letter in reply to one he wrote to
stated that the history of the perscutin [persecution] was put into the hand of .
Motioned that every man in the meting who could wield a pen write an address to his mother country by J. Smith carried
Mayor read the memorial to congress,— The state right doctrine is what feeds mobs.— they are a dead carcass a stinch, & they shall ascend up as a stink offering in the nose of the Almighty so long as a mee [p. [2]]
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