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

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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the night before to see about a mob, he was apprized of their going at the time of their going, but I knew nothing of it until that morning when a messenger came to my s & informed him that there had been a fight— my then started to meet the company &c to see those who were wounded. And further this saith not
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Caroline Clark <​Jonathan W. Barlow​> a witness on the part of the Defendents, produced sworn and examined deposeth and saith:
I was at Joseph Smith's Jr house the morning after the battle with — a messenger <​named, I think, ​> came from the battleground <​early in the morning​> after Smith from saying that was wounded and wished to see Smith— I caught Joseph Smith’s and ’s horses, who started off together— (On cross examination) I did the feeding, wartering horses, cutting wood &c about the place of Joseph Smith Jr— and on that evening I was absent on from the house on that business long enough, perhaps half an hour, and finished about dark— I was in the house from that time through the night, and was not, out, that I remember of, at least not longer than to go a few paces for a pail of water— Joseph Smith Jr & were both in the house all the time, and was not absent <​before bed time​> that night that I know of— and had they [p. [118]]
the night before to see about a mob, he was apprized of their going at the time of their going, but I knew nothing of it until that morning when a messenger came to my s & informed him that there had been a fight— my then started to meet the company &c to see those who were wounded. And further this saith not
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Jonathan W. Barlow a witness on the part of the Defendents, produced sworn and examined deposeth and saith:
I was at Joseph Smith's Jr house the morning after the battle with — a messenger named, I think, came early in the morning after Smith from saying that was wounded and wished to see Smith— I caught Joseph Smith’s and ’s horses, who started off together— (On cross examination) I did the feeding, wartering horses, cutting wood &c about the place of Joseph Smith Jr— and on that evening I was absent from the house on that business , perhaps half an hour, and finished about dark— I was in the house from that time through the night, and was not, out, that I remember of, at least not longer than to go a few paces for a pail of water— Joseph Smith Jr & were both in the house all the time, and was not absent that night that I know of— and had they [p. [118]]
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