Historian’s Office, Martyrdom Account, Draft

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of , which permits a justice to commit persons charged with crimes to jail, without examination as to the probability of their guilt”.
<​* over​> The prisoners <​& their friends​> had amusing conversations on various interesting subjects, which engaged them till late. Prayer by <​◊◊ ​> which made Carthage prison into the gate of heaven for a while. They lay promiscuously on the floor. <​Θ over​> <​&​> The last words spoken in the evening were by the Prophet: For the <​Now see who will have the​> most intelligent dream to night, brethren.”
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whipped <​met​> <​in ​> <​during the day &​>; when a letter <​accused him of seeking Joseph’s life; made use of some very insulting language in reply, when a scuffle ensued, during which a letter​> dropped out of ’s hat; which stated that there were 70 of the mob ready in to come upon to night. It was generally believed that the mob intended to make a rush on the jail in the night.
A strong guard placed outside, and in the City
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About 9 o’clock, it began to rain very heavily.
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of , which permits a justice to commit persons charged with crimes to jail, without examination as to the probability of their guilt”.
* over The prisoners & their friends had amusing conversations on various interesting subjects, which engaged them till late. Prayer by which made Carthage prison into the gate of heaven for a while. Θ over & The last words spoken in the evening were by the Prophet: “ Now see who will have the most intelligent dream to night, brethren.”
; accused him of seeking Joseph’s life; made use of some very insulting language in reply, when a scuffle ensued, during which a letter dropped out of ’s hat; which stated that there were 70 of the mob ready in to come upon to night. It was generally believed that the mob intended to make a rush on the jail in the night.
A strong guard placed outside, and in the City
describe T. B.
describe T B.
insert elsewhere [p. 18]
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