Lyman Wight, Testimony, 1 July 1843 [Extradition of JS for Treason]

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in 3 or 4 days and nights during <​most of​> which Time the prisoners were Treated in the most Gentlemanly manner and boarded at a Hotel for which they had afterwards when confined in To pay the most extravagant price or have their property, of <​if​> any they had, attached for the same From at this time had arrived at and by orders from the Took on himself the command of <​the​> whole of the Militia notwithstanding, s commission was the oldest, but he was supposed to be too friendly to the mormons and therefore dismounted, and sanctioned the measures of , however cruel they might have been, and said, he should have done the same had he been there himself. accordingly he remanded the prisoners from they were the says <​ &​> they were taken and escorted by a strong guard to , Threatened several times on the way with violence and death, they were met 5 miles before they reached by <​about​> 100 armed men and when they arrived in they [p. 27]
in 3 or 4 days and nights during most of which Time the prisoners were Treated in the most Gentlemanly manner and boarded at a Hotel for which they had afterwards when confined in To pay the most extravagant price or have their property, if any they had, attached for the same at this time had arrived at and by orders from the Took on himself the command of the whole of the Militia notwithstanding, s commission was the oldest, but he was supposed to be too friendly to the mormons and therefore dismounted, and sanctioned the measures of , however cruel they might have been, and said, he should have done the same had he been there himself. accordingly he remanded the prisoners from & they were taken and escorted by a strong guard to , Threatened several times on the way with violence and death, they were met 5 miles before they reached by about 100 armed men and when they arrived in they [p. 27]
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