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 rebellion 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 impulse 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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