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John Whitmer, History, 1831–circa 1847

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Clay County Feb. 19, 1834
To the Judge F [illegible] J of
of the 5th circuit of
Sir learning that a court of enquiry  is to be held in at the next regular  term of the circuit Court, for the or that some  kind of legal proceedings is to commence, for the  purpose of obtaining the facts, as far as can be,  to the criminal transactions and rioutous proced ings, or bringing to punishment the guilty in that  
We therefore pray your honour to avail  yourself of every means in your power to execute the  law and make it honorable, and believing that the  testimony of some of the members of our church  will be important, and deeming it unsafe to risk  our persons in that without a guard,  we request that the order from the Executive  already transmited, may be put in force
Respectfully
.
April 9, 1834.
Dear Sir:
Notwithstanding you  may have become tired of receiving communcatin  from us, yet we beg leave of your excellency  to pardon <us> of of this as we have this week  enclosed a petition to the president of the   (A[ndrew] Jackson) setting forth  our distressed condition together with your [p. 46]
Clay County Feb. 19, 1834
To the Judge
of the 5th circuit of
Sir learning that a court of enquiry is to be held in at the next regular term of the circuit Court, for the or that some kind of legal proceedings is to commence, for the purpose of obtaining the facts, as far as can be, to the criminal transactions and rioutous procedings, or bringing to punishment the guilty in that
We therefore pray your honour to avail yourself of every means in your power to execute the law and make it honorable, and believing that the testimony of some of the members of our church will be important, and deeming it unsafe to risk our persons in that without a guard, we request that the order from the Executive already transmited, may be put in force
Respectfully
.
April 9, 1834.
Dear Sir:
Notwithstanding you may have become tired of receiving communcatin from us, yet we beg leave of your excellency to pardon us of this as we have this week enclosed a petition to the president of the (Andrew Jackson) setting forth our distressed condition together with your [p. 46]
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