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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— That evening I saw store goods at the bishop’s store, and was informed by Mahlon Johnson, one of the company to , that the goods taken from the store in were the goods I saw deposited in the bishops store, they were called and considered consecrated property & that they were to be dealt out by the as to those who stood in need— I saw parties going out and coming in, while in camps, but saw no property come into our camps— but I saw a pen of cattle which was called buffalo— The following of the Defts were in the last expedition to . Joseph Smith Jr. , <​(who resides in )​> Washington Vories.— I never saw in command during this expedition, my camp was half a mile from s, and I staid pretty constantly about my own camp not I do not recollect that I was in any <​other​> expedition than the one to — Ebenezer Page was in the last expedition to . was there, Jo was there. was there Maurice [Morris] Phelps I think was there— There was some property brought into belonging to by the mormons as there own, this was not deposited by with the , but were <​they​> taken <​took​>by it themselves— And further this deponent saith not
Jeremiah Myers [p. [69]]
— That evening I saw store goods at the bishop’s store, and was informed by Mahlon Johnson, one of the company to , that the goods taken from the store in were the goods I saw deposited in the bishops store, they were called and considered consecrated property & that they were to be dealt out by the to those who stood in need— I saw parties going out and coming in, while in camps, but saw no property come into our camp— but I saw a pen of cattle which was called buffalo— The following of the Defts were in the last expedition to . Joseph Smith Jr. , (who resides in ) Washington Vories.— I never saw in command during this expedition, my camp was half a mile from s, and I staid pretty constantly about my own camp I do not recollect that I was in any other expedition than the one to — Ebenezer Page was in the last expedition to . was there, was there. was there Maurice [Morris] Phelps I think was there— There was some property brought into by the mormons as there own, this was not deposited with the , but they took it themselves— And further this deponent saith not
Jeremiah Myers [p. [69]]
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