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John Whitmer, History, 1831–circa 1847

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  • Historical Introduction
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Chapter 19
Chapter 19.
And it came to pass that , , , and , left to fill their mission in where they had left their families.
They arived in in safety. But as soon as these men begin arrivd at home the Devil roared in this land and stired the old Mob. up to great anger, and the People in Th[e] afore mentioned brethren went in search of a place where the church could setle in peace and found a country North of that would answer the purpose, providing the few scaterd inhab[i]tants that resided there were willing for the brethrn to move there and enjoy their Religion and constitutional rights, as well as the Counties Round about.
This move gave great uneasiness and the people of conv[e]ned and some were determined to drive the brethren from the others were opposed, and finnally we succeeded to get the consent of the people of and a majority of to move into, this <place> Now
Therefore commenced setling this place in the summer of 1836. in august the fi[r]st building was erected. [p. 84]
Commencing on page 74 and ending on page 283. inclusive.
Chapter 19
Chapter 19.
And it came to pass that , , , and , left to fill their mission in where they had left their families.
They arived in in safety. But as soon as these men arrivd at home the Devil roared in this land and stired the old Mob. up to great anger, and the People in The afore mentioned brethren went in search of a place where the church could setle in peace and found a country North of that would answer the purpose, providing the few scaterd inhabitants that resided there were willing for the brethrn to move there and enjoy their Religion and constitutional rights, as well as the Counties Round about.
This move gave great uneasiness and the people of convened and some were determined to drive the brethren from the others were opposed, and finnally we succeeded to get the consent of the people of and a majority of to move into, this place Now
Therefore commenced setling this place in the summer of 1836. in august the first building was erected. [p. 84]
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