Petition to United States Congress, 29 November 1839

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orders to Brigadiers & .  In pursuance of these orders issued  as aforesaid, on the 18th of Oct 1838   arrived at a  Mormon village in the County of , with a small company of Militia  After he had been at two Days   disbanded his company alledging  to the Mormons as his reason for so do ing that his company had the same feelings  as the Mob. and that he could not rely  upon them, In a short time  arrived with his company at  and also disbanded his company. At this  time the Mob was marching from Carrol  to while at the   directed the Mormons to raise  a Company to protect themselves telling  telling them that one  was raising a Mob to destroy their Town  and also adviseing them to place out  guards to watch the motions of the  Mob. He also directed them to raise  a Company and send them to  to aid their brethren there against the  Mob which was marching down upon  them from Carrol, this the Mormons  did, they mustered a Company of [p. 21]
orders to Brigadiers & . In pursuance of these orders issued as aforesaid, on the 18th of Oct 1838 arrived at a Mormon village in the County of , with a small company of Militia After he had been at two Days disbanded his company alledging to the Mormons as his reason for so doing that his company had the same feelings as the Mob. and that he could not rely upon them, In a short time arrived at and also disbanded his company. At this time the Mob was marching from Carrol to while at the directed the Mormons to raise a Company to protect themselves telling them that one was raising a Mob to destroy their Town and also adviseing them to place out guards to watch the motions of the Mob. He also directed them to raise a Company and send them to to aid their brethren there against the Mob which was marching down upon them from Carrol, this the Mormons did, they mustered a Company of [p. 21]
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