Examination of Oliver Olney and Others, 10 February 1843, as Reported by Willard Richards [State of Illinois v. Olney]

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the earth is the Lords & the fullness thereof I care but little about things—
I am often sitting with harvest of Days— I care not for turn of things— more of my seeking— I have writtig to shed from the first to the prest [present] time
necessity has driven me right out the my chain.—
Bro knows no more about this than the babe unborn—
Let things turn in their own way. this is my testimony— if I am to be put have not a shirt to my back— stadig & I have suffered more— than God requires of any man—
apperd [appeared] to me & conversd with me—
Said I took them things I did not care any thing about them—
I dont know but God has taken this course to stand these things me amongst
I have tools—
12 stakes are appo[i]nted
when a persen— has good feeling he can learn of me— this to stand me amongst you had not stocking or shoes. these 2 years— [p. 2]
the earth is the Lords & the fullness thereof I care but little about things—
I am often sitting with harvest of Days— I care not for turn of things— more of my seeking— I have writtig to shed from the first to the prest present time
necessity has driven me right out my chain.—
knows no more about this than the babe unborn—
Let things turn in their own way. this is my testimony— if I am to be put have not a shirt to my back— stadig & I have suffered more— than God requires of any man—
apperd [appeared] to me & conversd with me—
Said I took them things I did not care any thing about them—
I dont know but God has taken this course to stand me amongst
I have tools—
12 stakes are appointed
when a persen— has good feeling he can learn of me— this to stand me amongst you had not stocking or shoes. these 2 years— [p. 2]
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