Petition to United States Congress, 29 November 1839

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and Stocks. The Damage done to the  property of the Mormons by the Mob  in the County of as above  related as near as they can ascer tain would amount to the sum of  One Hundred and seventy five  Dollars Thousand Dollars. The Number of  Mormons thus driven from the County  of amounted to about  twelve hundred souls. For the property  thus destroyed they have never been  paid.
After the expulsion of the Mormons out  from the County of as above re lated they removed to and settled in the  County of . They there purchased out  most <some> of the former inhabitants and en tered at the land office the wild lands  <offered> for sale by the General Government  The most of them became Freeholders  owning each an Eighty or more of land  The Mormons lived peaceably in the  County of for about three years  and all that time increasing incre[ase]d rapidly  in numbers by emigration and in creasing also in wealth by their industry  After they had resided in that [p. 8]
and Stocks. The Damage done to the property of the Mormons by the Mob in the County of as above related as near as they can ascertain would amount to the sum of One Hundred and seventy five Thousand Dollars. The Number of Mormons thus driven from the County of amounted to about twelve hundred souls. For the property thus destroyed they have never been paid.
After the expulsion of the Mormons out from the County of as above related they removed to and settled in the County of . They there purchased out some of the former inhabitants and entered at the land office wild lands offered for sale by the General Government The most of them became Freeholders owning each an Eighty or more of land The Mormons lived peaceably in the County of for about three years and all that time increased rapidly in numbers by emigration and also in wealth by their industry After they had resided in that [p. 8]
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