Historian’s Office, Martyrdom Account, Draft

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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with him <​through the troops​>; which the refused. While refusing, the looked down at his shoes, as though he was ashamed. They then walked through the crowd with <​Brigadier​> Gen. and <​to ’s quarters​>. The people <​were appeared​> all quiet <​until​> A company of Carthage Greys flocked round the doors of Gen. , When we <​Joseph​> sent word <​in an uproarious manner, of which notice was sent​> to the . <​In the meantime the ​> who <​had​> ordered the troops to be drawn up in line <​at their request​> for Joseph <​& ​> to pass in front of each line <​them​>, at their request, <​the<​y​> troops having requested​>, that they might see and get <​have​> a clear view of them <​the <​great​> Prophet and ​> <​the Generals Smith.​> <​Joseph​> had a conversation with the , <​for​> about 10 min, when he again pledged the faith of the that they <​he and his friends​> should be protected from illegal violence.
, the postmaster, said on report of Marshal Law, <​being proclaimed in ​> he had stopped the mail and notified the Post Master General of the State of things <​in .​>
From the ’s quarters <​Joseph & ​> went in front of the lines, under <​in​> a hollow square of a Company of Carthage Greys, at at 7 min. before 10. <​they​> arrived in front of the lines, and passed before the whole line, Joseph being on the right of , and [p. 9]
with him ; which the refused. While refusing, the looked down at his shoes, as though he was ashamed. They then walked through the crowd with Brigadier Gen. and to ’s quarters. The people appeared quiet until A company of Carthage Greys flocked round the doors of Gen. , in an uproarious manner, of which notice was sent to the . In the meantime the had ordered the troops to be drawn up in line for Joseph & to pass in front of them, they having requested, that they might have a clear view of the Generals Smith. Joseph had a conversation with the , for about 10 min, when he again pledged the faith of the that he and his friends should be protected from violence.
, the postmaster, said on report of Marshal Law, being proclaimed in he had stopped the mail and notified the Post Master General of the State of things in .
From the ’s quarters Joseph & went in front of the lines, in a hollow square of a Company of Carthage Greys, at 7 min. before 10. they arrived in front of the lines, and passed before the whole , Joseph being on the right of , and [p. 9]
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