Historian’s Office, Martyrdom Account

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, and had come of their own accord.
, U.S. Marshal for called to see Joseph.
12 min. before 1. Intelligence was given to Joseph that the Laws, Higbees, Fosters and others were going to to plunder. The called at the door with some gentlemen, when Joseph informed him of what he had heard, and requested him to send a guard to protect the city of .
wrote a letter to his .
1½ P. M. After dinner, of called to see Joseph.
2½ The communicated that he had ordered Capt. Singleton with a company of men from to march to to cooperate with the police in keeping the peace; and he would call out the , if necessary.
Joseph wrote to as follows: “ -[see letter]- Smith.” Joseph also sent a message to not to come to , but to stay in , and not to suffer himself to be delivered into the hands of his enemies, or to be taken a [p. 15]
, and had come of their own accord.
, U.S. Marshal for called to see Joseph.
12 min. before 1. Intelligence was given to Joseph that the Laws, Higbees, Fosters and others were going to to plunder. The called at the door with some gentlemen, when Joseph informed him of what he had heard, and requested him to send a guard to protect the city of .
wrote a letter to his .
1½ P. M. After dinner, of called to see Joseph.
2½ The communicated that he had ordered Capt. Singleton with a company of men from to march to to cooperate with the police in keeping the peace; and he would call out the , if necessary.
Joseph wrote to as follows: “ -[see letter]- Smith.” Joseph also sent a message to not to come to , but to stay in , and not to suffer himself to be delivered into the hands of his enemies, or to be taken a [p. 15]
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