Minutes and Testimonies, 12–29 November 1838, Copy and Letter [State of Missouri v. Gates et al. for Treason]

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did most of the talking, but most all of them had something to say—: And further this deponent saith not
X <​his mark​> Thomas M. Odle
 
a witness for the State, produced sworn & examined deposeth & saith:
I was in when the Mormons made an attack upon it, which took place one thursday in October. All the persons that were there left the , and the mormons as I believe they were, to the number of about 150 or 200 all armed took possession of the , & the store and other houses were burnt, as I learned that evening. And further this deponent saith not.
X <​his mark​>
 
Jeremiah Myers <​Allen Rathbun​> a witness for the state produced sworn & examined deposeth <​& saith​>:
On the day before the battle with . I was in , and early in the morning Danl. Carn one of the defnts. here asked me to help him grease his waggon; I did so and asked him where he was going. He said he was going out to ’s in , that there were about 40 Bee-stands there, that they were going for— Directly after, I was down at ’s store, in , there was a company of ten or a dozen men there, with two or three waggons I heard ask for Brimstone; some of the company said they had two pounds. answered that will would do— Mr [Jesse D.] Hunter one of the Defents. here gave the word of command [p. [13]]
did most of the talking, but most all of them had something to say—: And further this deponent saith not
X his mark Thomas M. Odle
 
a witness for the State, produced sworn & examined deposeth & saith:
I was in when the Mormons made an attack upon it, which took place one thursday in October. All the persons that were there left the , and the mormons as I believe they were, to the number of about 150 or 200 all armed took possession of the , & the store and other houses were burnt, as I learned that evening. And further this deponent saith not.
X his mark
 
Allen Rathbun a witness for the state produced sworn & examined deposeth & saith:
On the day before the battle with . I was in , and early in the morning Danl. Carn one of the defnts. here asked me to help him grease his waggon; I did so and asked him where he was going. He said he was going out to ’s in , that there were about 40 Bee-stands there, that they were going for— Directly after, I was down at ’s store, in , there was a company of ten or a dozen men there, with two or three waggons I heard ask for Brimstone; some of the company said they had two pounds. answered that would do— Mr [Jesse D.] Hunter one of the Defents. here gave the word of command [p. [13]]
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