Declaration, 21 June 1834

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by ourselves and six by the people of and  these men shall say what the possissions of those men are  worth who cannot live in the with us, and they shall  have their money in one Year; and none of our people  shall enter that to reside until the money is paid  The damages which we have sustained in consequence of  being driven shall also be left to the above twelve. Or they  may all live in the if they choose and we will never  molest them if they will let us alone and let us enjoy  equal rights. We want to live in peace with all men, and  Equal Rights is all we require. We want to become permanent  citizens of the and bear our proportion in supporting the  Government thereof that we may be protected by her laws.
 If the above proposals are complied with we are willing to  give security on our parts, and shall want the same of the  people of for the performance of the agreement.
 We do not wish to settle down in a boddy, except where  we can purchase the lands with money, for to take  possession by conquest or the shedding of blood is  something foreign to our feelings. The sheding of  blood we shall not be guilty of until all just and  honorable principles among men prove ineffectual  to restore peace
21st June 1834
Joseph Smith Jr.
John Lincoln
C. K. Morehead
John Sconce
James H Long
James Collins
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by ourselves and six by the people of and these men shall say what the possissions of those men are worth who cannot live in the with us, and they shall have their money in one Year; and none of our people shall enter that to reside until the money is paid The damages which we have sustained in consequence of being driven shall also be left to the above twelve. Or they may all live in the if they choose and we will never molest them if they will let us alone and let us enjoy equal rights. We want to live in peace with all men, and Equal Rights is all we require. We want to become permanent citizens of the and bear our proportion in supporting the Government thereof that we may be protected by her laws.
If the above proposals are complied with we are willing to give security on our parts, and shall want the same of the people of for the performance of the agreement.
We do not wish to settle down in a boddy, except where we can purchase the lands with money, for to take possession by conquest or the shedding of blood is something foreign to our feelings. The sheding of blood we shall not be guilty of until all just and honorable principles among men prove ineffectual to restore peace
21st June 1834
Joseph Smith Jr.
John Lincoln
C. K. Morehead
John Sconce
James H Long
James Collins
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