Petition to United States Congress, 29 November 1839

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the Mob and after a few fires the  Mob were dispersed and fled but  was killed, and another of his men. After  the fight and the dispersion of the Mob.  s company returned to  The Report of the proceedings grated[created?] much  excitement. The community were made  to believe that the Mormons were in re bellion against the law. instead whereas  that the above facts shew that they were  injured popple. Standing up in the  defence of their homes and persons  and their property. <here> Acting from the im pulse of the excitement the of  the issued an order to to raise several thousand men  and to march against the Mormons  and to drive them from the  or to exterminate them. and also collected  three or four Thousand men and with  this formidable forced commenced their  march and arrived at . In  their rear marched with another  formidable force. In the meantime the Mormons  had <he> heard not of these immense preparation  and so far from expecting an armed force  under the orders of the to war against [p. 25]
the Mob and after a few fires the Mob were dispersed and fled but was killed, and another of his men. After the fight and the dispersion of the Mob. s company returned to The Report of the proceedings gratedcreated much excitement. The community were made to believe that the Mormons were in rebellion against the law. whereas the above facts shew that they were injured popple. Standing up in the defence of their persons and their property. here the of the issued an order to to raise several thousand men and to march against the Mormons and to drive them from the or to exterminate them. and collected three or four Thousand men and with this formidable forced commenced their march and arrived at . In their rear marched with another formidable force. In the meantime the Mormons had heard not of these immense preparation and so far from expecting an armed force under the orders of the to war against [p. 25]
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