Discourse, 30 June 1843, as Reported by Wilford Woodruff

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By the power of God & generalship & I have brought them to & treated them kindly I have had the privilege of rewarding them good for evil, they took me unlawfully treated me rigorously, strove to deprive me of my rights & would have run me to to have been murdered if providence had not interposed: but now they are in my hands, I took them to my house set them at the head of my table & set the best before them my house afforded & they were waited upon by my whom they deprived of seeing me when I was taken. I shall be discharged by the Municipal Court of , were I before any good tribunal I should be discharged, But Befor I will bear this unhallowed persecution any longer I will spill my blood their is a time when bearing it longer is a sin, I will not bear it longer I will spil the last drop of Blood I have and all that will not bear it longer say AH And, the cry of AH rung throughout the Congregation we must stop paying the lawyiers money for I have learned they dont know any thing for I know more than they all. Whosoever believeth that there is power in the Charters of shall be saved he that believeth not shall not come here. If a lawyer shall say their is more power in other places & charters than in believeth it not I have converted this Canditate for Congres I suppose when I see him Converted I will vote for him & not before I have been with these Lawyers & they have treated me well But I am here in & the Missourian to [p. [56]]
By the power of God & generalship & I have brought them to & treated them kindly I have had the privilege of rewarding them good for evil, they took me unlawfully treated me rigorously, strove to deprive me of my rights & would have run me to to have been murdered if providence had not interposed: but now they are in my hands, I took them to my house set them at the head of my table & set the best before them my house afforded & they were waited upon by my whom they deprived of seeing me when I was taken. I shall be discharged by the Municipal Court of , were I before any good tribunal I should be discharged, But Befor I will bear this unhallowed persecution any longer I will spill my blood their is a time when bearing it longer is a sin, I will not bear it longer I will spil the last drop of Blood I have and all that will not bear it longer say AH And, the cry of AH rung throughout the Congregation we must stop paying the lawyiers money for I have learned they dont know any thing for I know more than they all. Whosoever believeth that there is power in the Charters of shall be saved he that believeth not shall not come here. If a lawyer shall say their is more power in other places & charters than in believe it not I have converted this Canditate for Congres I suppose when I see him Converted I will vote for him & not before I have been with these Lawyers & they have treated me well But I am here in & the Missourian to [p. [56]]
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