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 ascertain 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 related they removed to and settled in the County of . They there purchased out most <some> of the former inhabitants and entered 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 increasing 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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