Historian’s Office, Martyrdom Account

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for , , , , Alfred Randall, James Davis, , <​;​> and several other brethren, together with , as Counsel accompanying them.
When they arrived at the top of the hill, Joseph sent with a horse for , a southern gentleman who had been staying some days at the <​and who wished <​Gen​> Joseph <​Smith​> to buy considerable property in ​>; but took possession of the horse, so that could not then go. <​-[]-​>
Joseph paused when they got to the , and looked with admiration first on that, and then on the , and remarked “this is the loveliest place and the best people under the heavens; little do they know the trials that await them.” As he passed out of the he called on Esq., who was unwell, and on parting he said “, I wish you to cherish my memory, and not think me the worst man in the world either.” <​-[]-​>
At 10 min. to 10 A.M. they arrived at Albert G. Fellows’ farm, 4 miles west of , where they met , with [p. 2]
for , , , , Alfred Randall, James Davis, , ; and several other brethren, together with , as Counsel accompanying them.
When they arrived at the top of the hill, Joseph sent with a horse for , a southern gentleman who had been staying some days at the and who wished Gen Joseph Smith to buy considerable property in ; but took possession of the horse, so that could not then go. -[]-
Joseph paused when they got to the , and looked with admiration first on that, and then on the , and remarked “this is the loveliest place and the best people under the heavens; little do they know the trials that await them.” As he passed out of the he called on Esq., who was unwell, and on parting he said “, I wish you to cherish my memory, and not think me the worst man in the world either.” -[]-
At 10 min. to 10 A.M. they arrived at Albert G. Fellows’ farm, 4 miles west of , where they met , with [p. 2]
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