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

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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hurt him considerably. The mob fiercly rushed at him with their bayonets like so many fiends of hell. They raised him up and set him with his back to the well curb and began to tantalize him. Four of the mob then drew their rifles and shot him through and he expired instantly. The four who shot him were struck dumb and motionless, the rest fled but seeing these four that they could not move they returned and carried them away The mob then fled the same way they came. who was in the room at the time the brethren were killed, as soon as the mob was fled took and carried him into a back room to secure him expecting another attack. Joseph was brought [p. [300]]
hurt him considerably. The mob fiercly rushed at him with their bayonets like so many fiends of hell. They raised him up and set him with his back to the well curb and began to tantalize him. Four of the mob then drew their rifles and shot him through and he expired instantly. The four who shot him were struck dumb and motionless, the rest fled but seeing these four that they could not move they returned and carried them away The mob then fled the same way they came. who was in the room at the time the brethren were killed, as soon as the mob was fled took and carried him into a back room to secure him expecting another attack. Joseph was brought [p. [300]]
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