Journal, March–September 1838

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  • Historical Introduction
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whose names aught to be immortalized, from the courage the<y> possessed and their determination in this thing and for the victory they gained
We tarried all knight at that place and in the morning who was mainfestly an enimy of ours, for the evidences were before us that he did last summer unite himself to a band of mobers to drive our brethern from the and to prohibit them from settleing in the and that personally warned many of said bretheren to leave in a certain given time or they should be further delt with, he was obliged to confess this when interrogated upon the subject and in consequences of the violation of his oath as a magistrate in the County of , we required him to give us some sattisfaction so that we might know whether he was our friend or enimy, and whether he would adminester the laws of our country or not in justice for people, we presented him with a paper to sign which was an article of peace, but he being jealous of us would not sign it but said he would draw one himself and sign it to our sattisfaction, he did so, and we left him in peace, The same evening some of our the citizens of the came to visit us to sue for peace, we told them we would [meet?] their principal men in a committee on the next day at that place at twelve o,clock, accordingly we did so, and entered into a covenant of peace with their principal men of said for inst[ance] and many others [p. 67]
whose names aught to be immortalized, from the courage they possessed and their determination in this thing and for the victory they gained
We tarried all knight at that place and in the morning who was mainfestly an enimy of ours, for the evidences were before us that he did last summer unite himself to a band of mobers to drive our brethern from the and to prohibit them from settleing in the and that personally warned many of said bretheren to leave in a certain given time or they should be further delt with, he was obliged to confess this when interrogated upon the subject and in consequences of the violation of his oath as a magistrate in the County of , we required him to give us some sattisfaction so that we might know whether he was our friend or enimy, and whether he would adminester the laws of our country or not in justice for people, we presented him with a paper to sign which was an article of peace, but he being jealous of us would not sign it but said he would draw one himself and sign it to our sattisfaction, he did so, and we left him in peace, The same evening some of the citizens of the came to visit us to sue for peace, we told them we would meet their principal men in a committee on the next day at that place at twelve o,clock, accordingly we did so, and entered into a covenant of peace with their principal men of said for instance and many others [p. 67]
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