Courtesy of the Missouri State Archives.

Minutes and Testimonies, 12–29 November 1838, Copy [State of Missouri v. Gates et al. for Treason]

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in about 30 steps of my right, and in number were about 150 or 200 as I supposed and further this deponent saith not
The Order under which was ranging the north part of when attacked by the Mormons was produced and read in court as evidence And is as follows
Octr 23 1838
HeadQuarters 3d Division M
Sir Your Communication by express has been receivd You are hereby ordered to range the line between and Counties with Your Company of volunteers and prevent if possibe any invasion of county by any persons in arms whatever; You will also take care to enquire into the state of things in county & make report thereof to me from time to time I will endeavour to be with you in a few days &c
signed
Major Genl. 3d. Div M.
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in about 30 steps of my right, and in number were about 150 or 200 as I supposed and further this deponent saith not
The Order under which was ranging the north part of when attacked by the Mormons was produced and read in court as evidence And is as follows
Octr 23 1838
HeadQuarters 3d Division M
Sir Your Communication by express has been receivd You are hereby ordered to range the line between and Counties with Your Company of volunteers and prevent if possibe any invasion of county by any persons in arms whatever; You will also take care to enquire into the state of things in county & make report thereof to me from time to time I will endeavour to be with you in a few days &c
signed
Major Genl. 3d. Div M.
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