Journal, March–September 1838

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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The Prisioners names were   Wm. L  McHaney, They were braught before   a Justice of the Peace in  

Editorial Note
Following his entry for 10 September, inscribed a dateline, indicating an unfulfilled intention to continue record keeping. The abrupt end of Robinson’s record probably related to his responsibilities as an officer in the Mormons’ militia. At the time this journal was set aside, brief entries were already being made in another journal by clerk .
JS and wrote to Judge asking what should be done with prisoners , , and McHaney and the stolen rifles. King directed that they should release the prisoners. On 12 September, convened a preliminary hearing at which evidence was presented and the prisoners were held to bail to appear at the next session of the circuit court. Brigadier General arrived at later that day with orders from Major General to resolve the matter. ordered the rifles along with the principal suspect, , to be returned to . Considering the detention of McHaney and illegal, released them on their promise of good behavior.

11 September 1838 • Tuesday

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following,
The Prisioners names were Wm. L McHaney, They were braught before a Justice of the Peace in

Editorial Note
Following his entry for 10 September, inscribed a dateline, indicating an unfulfilled intention to continue record keeping. The abrupt end of Robinson’s record probably related to his responsibilities as an officer in the Mormons’ militia. At the time this journal was set aside, brief entries were already being made in another journal by clerk .
JS and wrote to Judge asking what should be done with prisoners , , and McHaney and the stolen rifles. King directed that they should release the prisoners. On 12 September, convened a preliminary hearing at which evidence was presented and the prisoners were held to bail to appear at the next session of the circuit court. Brigadier General arrived at later that day with orders from Major General to resolve the matter. ordered the rifles along with the principal suspect, , to be returned to . Considering the detention of McHaney and illegal, released them on their promise of good behavior.

11 September 1838 • Tuesday

Tuesday 11th. Sept. [28 lines blank] [p. 83]
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