Journal, March–September 1838

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to that place for assestance, they said to take  Smith & , but their object was to drive  the brethren from the County of as  was done in , They said the  people in did not se[e] proper to  send help without knowing for what purpose  they were doing it, and this they said was their  errand, They came home with us, to hold a  council with us, in order to learn the facts  of this great exitement, which is as it were  turning the world up side down,
8 September 1838 • Saturday
Saturday the 8th. Sept.  The met in  council with the committe above named, from  , together with , where a relation was given of this whole  matter, the present state of exitement and the  cause of all this confusion, These Gentlemen  expressed their fullest sattisfaction upon this  matter considering they had been outrageously  imposed upon, in this matter, They left this  afternoon appearntly perfectly sattisfied with  the interview, News came this evening that the mob  were to attack ,
9 September 1838 • Sunday
Sunday the 9th This morning a company  in addition to what went last evening went  to to assist the bre theren there in their defence against the  mob. Capt. Wm Al[l]red took a company of  ten men, all mounted, and went to entrsect  a team with guns and amunition from for the mob in , they found  the wagon broke down and the boxes of guns  drawn into the high grass near by the wagon [p. 81]
to that place for assestance, they said to take Smith & , but their object was to drive the brethren from the County of as was done in , They said the people in did not see proper to send help without knowing for what purpose they were doing it, and this they said was their errand, They came home with us, to hold a council with us, in order to learn the facts of this great exitement, which is as it were turning the world up side down,
8 September 1838 • Saturday
Saturday the 8th. Sept. The met in council with the committe above named, from , together with , where a relation was given of this whole matter, the present state of exitement and the cause of all this confusion, These Gentlemen expressed their fullest sattisfaction upon this matter considering they had been outrageously imposed upon, in this matter, They left this afternoon appearntly perfectly sattisfied with the interview, News came this evening that the mob were to attack ,
9 September 1838 • Sunday
Sunday the 9th This morning a company in addition to what went last evening went to to assist the bretheren there in their defence against the mob. Capt. Wm Allred took a company of ten men, all mounted, and went to entrsect a team with guns and amunition from for the mob in , they found the wagon broke down and the boxes of guns drawn into the high grass near by the wagon [p. 81]
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