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 doing 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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