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

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  • Historical Introduction
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threatnings of mobs, and actually made attempts with their gang, to bring mobs upon them—
and his gang, such of them as belonged to the church, were called to an account by the church for their iniquity, they confessed repentance, and were again restored to the church But the very first opportunity they were again practising their former course. While this wickedness was going on in and his company and his company were writing letters to , in order to destroy the character of every person that they thought were standing in their way. And , and were assisting to prepare the way to throw confusion among the saints of .
During the full career of and ’s bogus money business got abroad into the world that they were engaged in it, and several gentlemen were preparing to commence a prosecution against , he finding it out, took with him , and fled to with their families, stealing a property & bringing it with him, which has within a few weeks past been obtained by the owner, by means of a search warrant, and he was saved from the penitentiary by the influence of two influential men of the place. He also brought notes with him upon which he had received pay, and had promised to destroy them, and made an attempt to sell them to of . And on his arrival reported that he had a note of one [p. [18]]
threatnings of mobs, and actually made attempts with their gang, to bring mobs upon them—
and his gang, such of them as belonged to the church, were called to an account by the church for their iniquity, they confessed repentance, and were again restored to the church But the very first opportunity they were again practising their former course. While this wickedness was going on in and his company were writing letters to , in order to destroy the character of every person that they thought were standing in their way. And , and were assisting to prepare the way to throw confusion among the saints of .
During the full career of and ’s bogus money business got abroad into the world that they were engaged in it, and several gentlemen were preparing to commence a prosecution against , he finding it out, took with him , and fled to with their families, stealing a property & bringing it with him, which has within a few weeks past been obtained by the owner, by means of a search warrant, and he was saved from the penitentiary by the influence of two influential men of the place. He also brought notes with him upon which he had received pay, and had promised to destroy them, and made an attempt to sell them to of . And on his arrival reported that he had a note of one [p. [18]]
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