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

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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about 4 miles from they met with a company of Millitia who presented an order from the demanding all the State arms in our possession. The company returned to gather them up which was done the same day and about 6 o clock P.M they again departed for where they arrived about 12 at night. Great excitement was manifest and the was unable to keep some of the Millitia in subjection.
The brethren were subjected to insults or abuse and but little efforts made to screen them. They were thrust in jail contrary to law. On the 27th. the dismissed all his troops except one company for his guard and in the afternoon he left the brethren in Jail guarded only by the [p. [297]]
about 4 miles from they met with a company of Millitia who presented an order from the demanding all the State arms in our possession. The company returned to gather them up which was done the same day and about 6 o clock P.M they again departed for where they arrived about 12 at night. Great excitement was manifest and the was unable to keep some of the Millitia in subjection.
The brethren were subjected to insults or abuse and but little efforts made to screen them. They were thrust in jail contrary to law. On the 27th. the dismissed all his troops except one company for his guard and in the afternoon he left the brethren in Jail guarded only by the [p. [297]]
Page [297]