Council of Fifty, Minutes, March 1844–January 1846; Volume 1, 10 March 1844–1 March 1845

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  • Historical Introduction
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the flame spread the excitement far and near. On the 10th. June the City Council passed a resolution declaring the press from when[ce] issued the Nauvoo Expositor a nuisance and ordered the same abated. The Mayor (Prest. Joseph) was ordered to destroy the press and pye the type forthwith. He gave orders to the , who, assisted by the police, obeyed the order that same evening by breaking the press & pying the type in the streats. This was a very favorable opportunity for the apostates & mobocrats to spread the excitement far and near, and they threatened very hard. <​& ​> said the should be thrown down and not one stone left upon another, Josephs burned and the torn down
On Wednesday the 12th. [p. [292]]
the flame spread the excitement far and near. On the 10th. June the City Council passed a resolution declaring the press from whence issued the Nauvoo Expositor a nuisance and ordered the same abated. The Mayor (Prest. Joseph) was ordered to destroy the press and pye the type forthwith. He gave orders to the , who, assisted by the police, obeyed the order that same evening by breaking the press & pying the type in the streats. This was a very favorable opportunity for the apostates & mobocrats to spread the excitement far and near, and they threatened very hard. & said the should be thrown down and not one stone left upon another, Josephs burned and the torn down
On Wednesday the 12th. [p. [292]]
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