Minutes, 3 January 1844

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but not right to meddle with that man without testimony, Law & trial, suggested the propriety, since <​is​> clear & &c, <​& we have​> promise of protection from the &c, of the policemen Laying up their fir guns, and carrying only small arms,— and that the council pass such an order, The Danite system never had any existence, the term grew out of a term I made an off when the brethren prepared to defend themselves from the mob in ,— the in reference to the stealing of Macaiahs images— if the enemiy comes the Danites will be after them, meaning the brethren in self defince, Mayor inst[r]ucted the police to lay up their arms till further order 4½ P. M
Council Adjourned [p. 36]
but not right to meddle with that man without testimony, Law & trial, suggested the propriety, since is clear & &c, & we have promise of protection from the &c, of the policemen Laying up their guns, and carrying only small arms,— and that the council pass such an order, The Danite system never had any existence, the term grew out of a term I made an off when the brethren prepared to defend themselves from the mob in ,— in reference to the stealing of Macaiahs images— if the enemiy comes the Danites will be after them, meaning the brethren in self defince, Mayor instructed the police to lay up their arms till further order 4½ P. M
Council Adjourned [p. 36]
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