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

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and <​my​> friends <​& I​> also. the sheriff then showed <​me​> the and he found it had no <​neither​> day or date to it, and said the inhabitants of would be surprised that the prisoners had not left them sooner, and said he by G——d I shall not go much further. further says “we were then near yellow creek and there were no houses <​nearer​> one way nearer than 16 miles & 11 miles another way, except right on the creek here the a part of the guard took a spree while the balance of them helped them us to mount our horses which we purchased of them and for which <​they were paid​> <​There here we took a change of venue &​> we have since paid them From thence we <​to​> reach we <​​> without difficulty reached where we found our families who had been driven out of the under the exterminating order of . further saith that he <​I​> never knew of Jos Smith holding any office civil or military or using and any undue influence in religious matters during the whole of routine of which I he <​I​> has <​have​> been speaking. has hastily
 
’s Testimony July 1, 1843
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Filed July 1st. 1843.— [p. 32]
my friends & I also. the sheriff then showed me the and he found it had neither day or date to it, and said the inhabitants of would be surprised that the prisoners had not left them sooner, and said he by G——d I shall not go much further. “we were then near yellow creek and there were no houses nearer one way than 16 miles & 11 another way, except right on the creek here a part of the guard took a spree while the balance helped us to mount our horses which we purchased of them and for which they were paid here we took a change of venue & From thence to without difficulty where we found our families who had been driven out of the under the exterminating order of . I never knew of Jos Smith holding any office civil or military or using any undue influence in religious matters during the whole routine of which I have been speaking.
 
’s Testimony July 1, 1843
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Filed July 1st. 1843.— [p. 32]
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