History Draft [21 June–8 August 1844]

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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immediately took cars and returned to stopping over night at Scarborough.
10 July 1844 • Wednesday
Wed. 10. , , Elders & met in Council in the Council chamber.
Elder wrote as follows “ (copy letter to Esq)
Elder arrived at .
A Committee of nine Ladies among whom were , Mrs. John Taylor [Leonora Cannon Taylor], and waited upon Mr. and told him they should not bear his taunts and insults any longer, they ordered him to leave the forthwith, or he would be visited by a stronger force to morrow.
These Ladies having good reason to believe that was accessory to the murder of their relatives the Prophets, took the liberty of pursuing this course towards him.
Mr. obligated himself that should leave before morning, accordingly he got his team ready and took him out of the that evening.
We copy from the Neighbor
is recovering as fast as can be expected. His wounds are doing well”
“Goodness (N. N. pa 256) and woe at
Elders & went from to Lowell.
Elders & , proceeded by Railway from to .
The Neighbor has the following notice
The Prophet.” (pa 256) itself.”
We copy from the St. Louis Evening Gazette.
“Public opinion (copy N. N. pa. 256) without a dissenting voice.”
We copy from the (Iowa) Democrat
“We also endorse (copy N N pa. 256) law.”
From the State Register
“Joseph Smith (copy as altered & amended <​to be altered further​> N N 256) occur.” [p. 9]
immediately took cars and returned to stopping over night at Scarborough.
10 July 1844 • Wednesday
Wed. 10. , , Elders & met in Council in the Council chamber.
Elder wrote as follows “ (copy letter to Esq)
Elder arrived at .
A Committee of nine Ladies among whom were , Mrs. John Taylor [Leonora Cannon Taylor], and waited upon Mr. and told him they should not bear his taunts and insults any longer, they ordered him to leave the forthwith, or he would be visited by a stronger force to morrow.
These Ladies having good reason to believe that was accessory to the murder of their relatives the Prophets, took the liberty of pursuing this course towards him.
Mr. obligated himself that should leave before morning, accordingly he got his team ready and took him out of the that evening.
We copy from the Neighbor
is recovering as fast as can be expected. His wounds are doing well”
“Goodness (N. N. pa 256) and woe at
Elders & went from to Lowell.
Elders & , proceeded by Railway from to .
The Neighbor has the following notice
The Prophet.” (pa 256) itself.”
We copy from the St. Louis Evening Gazette.
“Public opinion (copy N. N. pa. 256) without a dissenting voice.”
We copy from the (Iowa) Democrat
“We also endorse (copy N N pa. 256) law.”
From the State Register
“Joseph Smith (copy as altered & amended to be altered further N N 256) occur.” [p. 9]
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