Appendix 3: Willard Richards, Journal Excerpt, 23–27 June 1844

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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12 befor 1. oclock P.M. intilligen [intelligence] was givn Joseph that the Laws— Higbees &c was going to to plunder— calld at our door with some gentlemen. & Joseph infrmd [informed] him.— arrived.— requstd [requested] the to send a guard to protect the . wrote
1½ o,clock P.M.— dinner— <​of ​> called to see Joseph.—
2—30 Communicated that he would send a company— to to co[o]perate with the Police in keeping the peace. & call on the Legion if necessary—
Robrt Ayres.— calld to see Gen Smith.
Report 2d— from Israel <​Truman​> Barlow that he had hea[r]d resoluti[o]ns odedes [orders] of the troops read to to retu[r]n to 3 P.M. to Goldens— point Thu[rs]day— then— to
12 mi[nutes] to four— -[p m W. Law.—— &— said should not go out of th[e] .— alive [p. [23]]
12 befor 1. oclock P.M. intilligen [intelligence] was givn Joseph that the Laws— Higbees &c was going to to plunder— calld at our door with some gentlemen. & Joseph infrmd [informed] him.— arrived.— requstd [requested] the to send a guard to protect the . wrote
1½ o,clock P.M.— dinner— of called to see Joseph.—
2—30 Communicated that he would send a company— to to cooperate with the Police in keeping the peace. & call on the Legion if necessary—
Robrt Ayres.— calld to see Gen Smith.
Report 2d— from Truman Barlow that he had heard resolutions odedes [orders] of the troops read to return to 3 P.M. to Goldens— point Thursday— then— to
12 minutes to four— -[p m W. Law.—— &— said should not go out of the .— alive [p. [23]]
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