Resolutions of Committee from Lafayette County, Missouri, 23 June 1834

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whereas certain foreign troops who call  themselvs Mormons said to amount to from Two  to four hundred have assembled in the County  of well armed and equipped from whose  declarations we are induced to believe intend  entering the County of in hostile array  and in conjunction with the original Mormons  take possession of the same, we a part  of the Citizens of amounting to  from 120 to 130 persons assembled in the Town  of County of Jackson for the  purpose of effecting peace if practicable without  the effusion of blood have adopted the  following resolutions
Resolved that we the citizens of here assembled have not nor will not  take any part between the Jacksonians  and original Mormons
Resolved that so soon as those foreign  mormons enter the County of in  hostile array we will interfer[e] and if  practicable prevent it
Resolved that a copy of the foregoing resolutions [p. [1]]
whereas certain foreign troops who call themselvs Mormons said to amount to from Two to four hundred have assembled in the County of well armed and equipped from whose declarations we are induced to believe intend entering the County of in hostile array and in conjunction with the original Mormons take possession of the same, we a part of the Citizens of amounting to from 120 to 130 persons assembled in the Town of County of Jackson for the purpose of effecting peace if practicable without the effusion of blood have adopted the following resolutions
Resolved that we the citizens of here assembled have not nor will not take any part between the Jacksonians and original Mormons
Resolved that so soon as those foreign mormons enter the County of in hostile array we will interfere and if practicable prevent it
Resolved that a copy of the foregoing resolutions [p. [1]]
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