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John Whitmer, History, 1831–circa 1847

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City May 2, 1834.
To .
Col. 33. Reg.
Sir
The court orderd to enquir into the Conduct of in the movement he made on the 5th Nov. last, report it as their unanimous opinion that there was no insurrection on that day; and that , was not authorized to to call out <​his​> troops on the 5th Nov. 1833.— It was unnecssessary to require the mormons to give up their arms. Therefore you will deliver to , , , and , or their order The fifty-two guns and one Pistle reported, by to you on the fifth Decem. last, as having been received by him from the Mormons on the 5th of the preceeding Oct.
Respctfully
Commander in Chief:
Clay Co. May 7. 1835 1834
Dear sir:
Your favor of the 20. ult came to hand the first instant, which gives us a gleam of hope that our the time will come when we may experienc[e] a partial mitigation of our sufferings. The salutary advice in the conclusion of your letter is received with great deferenc[e].
Sinc[e] our last of the 24 ult. the Mob of have burned our dwellings, as near as we can ascertain betwee[n] 100 and 150 were consumed by fire in about one [p. 64]
City May 2, 1834.
To .
Col. 33. Reg.
Sir
The court orderd to enquir into the Conduct of in the movement he made on the 5th Nov. last, report it as their unanimous opinion that there was no insurrection on that day; and that , was not authorized to to call out his troops on the 5th Nov. 1833.— It was unnecssessary to require the mormons to give up their arms. Therefore you will deliver to , , , and , or their order The fifty-two guns and one Pistle reported, by to you on the fifth Decem. last, as having been received by him from the Mormons on the 5th of the preceeding Oct.
Respctfully
Commander in Chief:
Clay Co. May 7. 1834
Dear sir:
Your favor of the 20. ult came to hand the first instant, which gives us a gleam of hope that the time will come when we may experience a partial mitigation of our sufferings. The salutary advice in the conclusion of your letter is received with great deference.
Since our last of the 24 ult. the Mob of have burned our dwellings, as near as we can ascertain between 100 and 150 were consumed by fire in about one [p. 64]
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