John Taylor, Martyrdom Account

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a hearing; we did so; and after a full hearing we were again dismissed.
The on the road collected forces, some of whom were respectable; but on his arrival in the neighborhood of the difficulties, he received, as malitia, all the companies of Mob forces who united with him. After his arrival at he sent two gentlemen from there to as a committee to wait upon General Joseph Smith, informing him of the arrival of his , with a request that Genl. Smith would send out a Committee to wait upon the and represent to him the state <​See ’s ac​> of affairs in relation to the difficulties that then existed in the . <​We met this committee while we were reconnoiterey the to find out the best mode of defence as aforesaid​> The s Committee was (See Church Record) Dr. and were appointed as a committee by Genl. Smith to wait upon the . Previous to going, however, we were furnished with affidavits and documents in relation both to our proceedings, and those of the mob; in addition to the General history of the transaction, we took with us <​a​> duplicates of those documents which had been forwarded by , & others. We started for , in company with the aforesaid gentleman, at about seven O’clock on the evening of the 21st of June and arrived in at about 11 P.M.
<​See ’s ac​> We put up at the same with the kept by a ; on our arrival we found the in bed; but not so with the other inhabitants [p. 17]
a hearing; we did so; and after a full hearing we were again dismissed.
The on the road collected forces, some of whom were respectable; but on his arrival in the neighborhood of the difficulties, he received, as malitia, all the companies of Mob forces who united with him. After his arrival at he sent two gentlemen from there to as a committee to wait upon General Joseph Smith, informing him of the arrival of his , with a request that Genl. Smith would send out a Committee to wait upon the and represent to him the state of affairs in relation to the difficulties that then existed in the . We met this committee while we were reconnoiterey the to find out the best mode of defence as aforesaid The s Committee was (See Church Record) Dr. and were appointed as a committee by Genl. Smith to wait upon the . Previous to going, however, we were furnished with affidavits and documents in relation both to our proceedings, and those of the mob; in addition to the General history of the transaction, we took with us a duplicate of those documents which had been forwarded by , & others. We started for , in company with the aforesaid gentleman, at about seven O’clock on the evening of the 21st of June and arrived in at about 11 P.M.
See ’s ac We put up at the same with the kept by a ; on our arrival we found the in bed; but not so with the other inhabitants [p. 17]
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