Appendix 4: William Clayton, Daily Account of Joseph Smith’s Activities, 14–22 June 1844

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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10½ A.M. The delegates who went to Rocky run have just returned. They had an interview with the mob committee and made known their object. The committee said they should report to the central committee at . One of the committee was a [blank] minister and breathed hard threats. They enquired if the Gen. had had an interview with when answered in the affirmative. One of them moved that a committee be appointed to visit & that they take tar and feathers with them.
The Genl. sent to Mr Hall to enquire if he was intending to serve in his place in the Legion— Mr Hall said he was willing to resign his commission inasmuch as he intended to leave this fall. He came to the Genl. soon after for this purpose. [p. [8]]
10½ A.M. The delegates who went to Rocky run have just returned. They had an interview with the mob committee and made known their object. The committee said they should report to the central committee at . One of the committee was a [blank] minister and breathed hard threats. They enquired if the Gen. had had an interview with when answered in the affirmative. One of them moved that a committee be appointed to visit & that they take tar and feathers with them.
The Genl. sent to Mr Hall to enquire if he was intending to serve in his place in the Legion— Mr Hall said he was willing to resign his commission inasmuch as he intended to leave this fall. He came to the Genl. soon after for this purpose. [p. [8]]
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