Account of Meeting, 3 July 1841

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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On the the 3rd day of July 1841 the was called out to celebrate our National Independance <​the 4th being Sunday​>, and was reviewed by Lieutenant-General Joseph Smith. Who made an Eloquent and patriotic Speech to the troops and strongly testified of his regard for our national welfare and his willingness to lay down his life for his in defence of his if need be and closed with these <​remarkable​> words emphatically spoken. “I would ask no greater boon than to lay down my life for my country.” [p. 5]
On the the 3rd day of July 1841 the was called out to celebrate our National Independance the 4th being Sunday, and was reviewed by Lieutenant-General Joseph Smith. Who made an Eloquent and patriotic Speech to the troops and strongly testified of his regard for our national welfare and his willingness to lay down his life in defence of his and closed with these remarkable words . “I would ask no greater boon than to lay down my life for my country.” [p. 5]
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