Historian’s Office, Martyrdom Account, Draft

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passed the jail going to probably with ’s letter.
1¼ p.m. Joseph, , and dined in their room. and dined below.
1½ p.m. <​ was taken sick when Joseph said as you have a pass <​from ​> to go in & out of the Jail, go and get the a Pipe and some Tobacco to settle his Stomach, and​> went <​out​> after a pipe <​for them.​> <​x​>
3¼ p. m. The guard have been <​began to be​> more severe in their operations [blank] threatening among themselves, or <​and​> telling what they would do when the war <​excitement​> was over.
One <​of them said he​> would sell his farm and move out of the State <​of ​> if Smith staid.
sung <​the following,​> “A poor wayfaring man of grief.”
<​When he got through, Joseph requested him to sing it again, which he did.​> <​-[insert in full.]-​> read <​extracts​> from Josephus.
4 P. M. Changed <​The​> guard <​was again changed.​> A guard of only eight men was <​being​> stationed at the Jail, whilst the rest <​main body​> of the Carthage Greys were in camp at <​about​> a quarter of a mile distant on the public square.
4¼ Joseph commenced conversing with the guard about , <​ & ​> , &c <​others of his persecutors.​> [p. 51]
1¼ p.m. Joseph, , and dined in their room. and dined below.
1½ p.m. was taken sick when Joseph said as you have a pass from to go in & out of the Jail, go and get the a Pipe and some Tobacco to settle his Stomach, and went out for them. x
3¼ p. m. The guard began to be more severe in their operations [blank] threatening among themselves, and telling what they would do when the excitement was over.
sung the following, “A poor wayfaring man of grief.”
When he got through, Joseph requested him to sing it again, which he did. -[insert in full.]- read extracts from Josephus.
4 P. M. The guard was again changed. only eight men being stationed at the Jail, whilst the main body of the Carthage Greys were in camp about a quarter of a mile distant on the public square.
4¼ Joseph commenced conversing with the guard about , & , & others of his persecutors. [p. 51]
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