Minutes, 10 June 1844

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he saw at Joseph’s making professions of fidship [friendship]— said he was not.— asked if he did not state befor hu[n]dreds of people that you belivd [believed] Jos[e]ph a prophet? No! said — th[e]y were under oath when th[e]y said it.
accorded with the vi[e]ws expersed [expressed]. that this paper is a nuisan[c]e. did not consider it wis[e] to give th[e]m time to trupret [trumpet] a thou[sa]nd lies this prope[r]ty could not pay for.— If we pass only a fine or impismnt [imprisonment]. have we any confiden[ce] that th[e]y will dsit [desist]? None at all.— fo[u]nd these men covnet [covenant] breakers. with God with their wives. &c. have we any hope of their doing better— Their charactees [characters] have gone before th[e]m
. said when at the people sa[i]d no-body caered [cared] for him— they all belivd him to be a scoundrel. Higbe
continud.— shall they be suffrd to go on. No I had rather my blood would be spilld.— and would like to have the p[r]ess removd as soon as the ordina[n]ce will allow.— wish[e]d the matter be put in the h[a]nds of the Mayor and eve[r]y body stand by him.— in the excutin [execution] of his duties.— and hush eve[r]y mu[r]mur—
C. said he had felt deeply on this subject.— and concurred fully in gen smiths views as expressed by him— this day.— consid[er]ed private interest as nothing in comparison with the public good.— Eve[r]y time a line was formed in he was theree [there]. for what. to defend themse[l]ves aga[ins]t just such schondrels [scoundrels] as as are now fig[h]ting agai[n]st us.— considerd the doings of the coun[c]il this day of immence moment. not to this alone but to the whole wo[r]ld.— would go in to put a stop to this thing at once— Let the thing be thrond [thrown] out of this — and have the responsbity [responsibility] off his shouldars & let it fall on. the state of Go.— [p. [29]]
he saw at Joseph’s making professions of fidship [friendship]— said he was not.— asked if he did not state befor hundreds of people that you belivd believed Joseph a prophet? No! said — they were under oath when they said it.
accorded with the views expersed [expressed]. that this paper is a nuisance. did not consider it wise to give them to trupret trumpet a thousand lies this property could not pay for.— If we pass only a fine or impismnt imprisonment. have we any confidence that they will dsit desist? None at all.— found these men covnet [covenant] breakers. with God with their wives. &c. have we any hope of their doing better— Their charactees characters have gone before them
. said when at the people said no-body caered [cared] for him— they all belivd him be a scoundrel.
continud.— shall they be suffrd to go on. No I had rather my blood would be spilld.— and would like to have the press removd as soon as the ordinance will allow.— wished the matter be put in the hands of the Mayor and every body stand by him.— in the excutin execution of his duties.— and hush every murmur—
C. said he had felt deeply on this subject.— and concurred fully in gen smiths views as expressed this day.— considered private interest as nothing in comparison with the public good.— Every time a line was formed in he was theree there. for what. to defend themselves against just such schondrels [scoundrels] as as are now fighting against us.— considerd the doings of the council this day of immence moment. not to this alone but to the whole world.— would go in to put a stop to this thing at once— Let the thing be thrond [thrown] out of this — and have the responsbity [responsibility] off his shouldars & let it fall on. the state of Go.— [p. [29]]
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