Letter to Emma Smith, 25 June 1844

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June 25, 1844
2½ O Clock, P.M.
Dear :— I have had an interview with the & he treats us honorably Myself & have been again arrested— for Treason because we called out the but when the truth comes out we have nothing to fear. We all feel calm & composed.
This morning introduced myself & to The malitia, in a very appropriate manner as Gen. Joseph Smith & General . There was a little mutiny among the “Carthage Greys”; but I think the has & will succeed in enforcing the laws. I do hope the people of will continue placid pacific & pray prayerful.
N. B. has just concluded to send some of his malitias to to protect the citizens, & I wish that I they may be kindly treated. They will co-operate with the police in to keep the peace of the The s orders will be read in hearing of the police & officers of the , as I suppose.
☞ P.S. 3 OClock The has just agreed to march his army to & I shall come along with him. The prisoners, all that can be will be admitted to bail
I am as ever
Joseph Smith
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June 25, 1844
2½ O Clock, P.M.
Dear :— I have had an interview with & he treats us honorably Myself & have been again arrested— for Treason because we called out the but when the truth comes out we have nothing to fear. We all feel calm & composed.
This morning introduced myself & to The malitia, in a very appropriate manner as Gen. Joseph Smith & General . There was a little mutiny among the “Carthage Greys”; but I think the has & will succeed in enforcing the laws. I do hope the people of will continue pacific & prayerful.
has just concluded to send some of his malitias to to protect the citizens, & I wish that they may be kindly treated. They will co-operate with the police to keep the peace The s orders will be read in hearing of the police & officers of the , as I suppose.
3 OClock The has just agreed to march his army to & I shall come along with him. The prisoners, all that can be will be admitted to bail
I am as ever
Joseph Smith
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