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

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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200 men, most of them under arms— The town appeared under military rule, picket guards were sent out morning & evening— this state of things was continued for three or four weeks & until the mormons surrendered their arms. The follo of the above defendents the following were in the last expedition to . Jos Smith Jr, , Washington Vories I think, Mr Buchnannon was not out. . <​was out​>. Jesse D Hunter, was out I think, , I saw about during the time of the expedition— Daniel <​Norman​> Shearer was <​not​> out, captain of a company was <​not​> out, , Jas M Henderson, I think was out. also I think, was out, , went out monday night & returned wednesday <​thursday​> night— The following <​persons​> told me they <​he​> went was in the battle with , <​to wit​> Norman Shearer.— When the forces that went out to attack were collecting about midnight, I heard them say that a mob was collecting collected near Fields; who had taken some of the brethren prisoners & that they were collecting a company to release them and that he saw the man who brought in until fewer to that amount And further this deponent saith not.
Nathaniel Carr
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200 men, most of them under arms— The town appeared under military rule, picket guards were sent out morning & evening— this state of things was continued for three or four weeks & until the mormons surrendered their arms. of the above defendents the following were in the last expedition to . Jos Smith Jr, , Washington Vories I think, Mr Buchnannon was not out. . was out. Jesse D Hunter, was out I think, , I saw about during the time of the expedition— Norman Shearer was out, captain of a company was out, , Jas M Henderson, I think was out. also I think, was out, , went out monday night & returned thursday night— The following person told me he was in the battle with , to wit Norman Shearer.— When the forces that went out to attack were collecting about midnight, I heard them say that a mob was collected near Fields; who had taken some of the brethren prisoners & that they were collecting a company to release them And further this deponent saith not.
Nathaniel Carr
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