John Whitmer, History, 1831–circa 1847

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week our arms were also taken from the  depository (the jail) about ten days sinc[e], and dis tributed among the mob. Great efort are now  making by the mob. to stir up the Citizens  of this , and to commit similar  outrages against us, but we think they will fail  in accomplishing their wicked designs in this  we here annex a copy of the petition to the  presidnt.
With great respct.
Your Obt Srvnt
signed
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May 15, 1834.
Col
Sir:
We have this day receivd a  communication from the of this  covering the order herewith, and we hasten to  forward the said order to you by the bearer  Mr. Richardson, who is instructed to receive your  reply.
We would further remark that under exis ting circumstances, we hope to receive our arms  on this side the , and we would name  a place near one of the ferries for your  convineainc [convenience]— As the arms are few in num ber, we request that they may be deliverd as  soon as posible.
Respctfully yours &c
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week our arms were also taken from the depository (the jail) about ten days since, and distributed among the mob. Great efort are now making by the mob. to stir up the Citizens of this , and to commit similar outrages against us, but we think they will fail in accomplishing their wicked designs in this we here annex a copy of the petition to the presidnt.
With great respct.
Your Obt Srvnt
signed
.
May 15, 1834.
Col
Sir:
We have this day receivd a communication from the of this covering the order herewith, and we hasten to forward the said order to you by the bearer Mr. Richardson, who is instructed to receive your reply.
We would further remark that under existing circumstances, we hope to receive our arms on this side the , and we would name a place near one of the ferries for your convineainc convenience— As the arms are few in number, we request that they may be deliverd as soon as posible.
Respctfully yours &c
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