Sidney Rigdon, Appeal to the American People, 1840

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PREFACE.
 
TO THE PUBLIC.
In presenting the following narrative, to the  American People, it was the intention of the  , to present facts, and only facts. He  does not pretend to be personally acquainted with  all the things written in the following account, nor  with but few of them, except those which took  place from the 4th of April, 1838; but he has  documents on hand, from those who were eye  witnesses to the whole scene, from the commence ment in , until the close.
From these documents, the greater part of  which, have been attested under oath; and the  remainder will be, as soon as the writers are called  on for it, so that the public may rely on its truth. [p. [3]]
PREFACE.
 
TO THE PUBLIC.
In presenting the following narrative, to the American People, it was the intention of the , to present facts, and only facts. He does not pretend to be personally acquainted with all the things written in the following account, nor with but few of them, except those which took place from the 4th of April, 1838; but he has documents on hand, from those who were eye witnesses to the whole scene, from the commencement in , until the close.
From these documents, the greater part of which, have been attested under oath; and the remainder will be, as soon as the writers are called on for it, so that the public may rely on its truth. [p. [3]]
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