History, 1838–1856, volume A-1 [23 December 1805–30 August 1834]

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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The meeting was organized by the Chairman taking his seat, when the following gentlemen were appointed a committee, to wit:
Henry Chiles, Esq., Doct N. K. Olmstead, , Esq., Zachariah Waller, . Esq., Wm. L. Irwin, Leonidas Oldham, S[amuel] C. Owens, Esq., George Simpson, Capt. Benjamin Majors, James C. Sadler, Col. William Bowers, Henry Younger, , Esq., Aaron Overton, John Harris, and Harmon Gregg, to wait upon the Mormon leaders, who had intimated a wish to have a conference with said committe.
After an adjournment of two hours, the meeting again convened, when the committe reported to the meeting that they had waited on most of the Mormon Leaders, consisting of the , ; editor of the Star; , the keeper of the Lord’s ; and Messrs, , and , of the , and that the said committee had entered into an amicable agreement with them, which they had reduced to writing, which they submitted; and that the committe have assured that when[HC 1:399]ever he was ready to move, that the amount of all his losses should be paid to him by the citizens. The written agreement is as follows:
“Memorandum of agreement between the undersigned of the Mormon Society, in , Missouri, and a committe appointed by a public meeting of the citizens of said county, made the 22 <23>d, day of July, 1833.
It is understood that the undersigned, Members of the society, do give their solemn pledges, each for himself, as follows, to wit:
That , , , , , and , and , shall remove with their families out of this , on or before the first day of January next, and that [p. 336]
The meeting was organized by the Chairman taking his seat, when the following gentlemen were appointed a committe, to wit:
Henry Chiles, Esq., Doct N. K. Olmstead, , Esq., Zachariah Waller, . Esq., Wm. L. Irwin, Leonidas Oldham, Samuel C. Owens, Esq., George Simpson, Capt. Benjamin Majors, James C. Sadler, Col. William Bowers, Henry Younger, , Esq., Aaron Overton, John Harris, and Harmon Gregg, to wait upon the Mormon leaders, who had intimated a wish to have a conference with said committe.
After an adjournment of two hours, the meeting again convened, when the committe reported to the meeting that they had waited on most of the Mormon Leaders, consisting of the , ; editor of the Star; , the keeper of the Lord’s ; and Messrs, , and , of the , and that the said committee had entered into an amicable agreement with them, which they had reduced to writing, which they submitted; and that the committe have assured that when[HC 1:399]ever he was ready to move, that the amount of all his losses should be paid to him by the citizens. The written agreement is as follows:
“Memorandum of agreement between the undersigned of the Mormon Society, in , Missouri, and a committe appointed by a public meeting of the citizens of said county, made the 23d, day of July, 1833.
It is understood that the undersigned, Members of the society, do give their solemn pledges, each for himself, as follows, to wit:
That , , , , , and , and , shall remove with their families out of this , on or before the first day of January next, and that [p. 336]
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