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

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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dents were in the last expedition to — Joseph Smith Jr. , — I think was not there. was there. was there. John Buckhannan was not there. I think was there. was there. Jesse D Hunter, was , were there. Elijah Newman went out when I did. and I think returned next morning. there were some families going to & Newman went as one of a guard, to guard them out— I th was not there— was there. & returned while the <​mormon​> troops were in with an express. from to for some waggons— to move off families— was there— John S. Higbey [Higbee] I think was there— was there— <​was there​> & returned <​in​> that a few days. I think Silas Manard was not there, I think was not there—. I think I think was not out— Sylvester Hewlett I think was in , during the expedition— Two or three days before the surrender of the mormons to <​the​> Militia at — I heard Joseph Smith Jr. say that the sword was now unsheathed, and should not be again sheathed until he could go through these . and live in any county he pleased peaceably— I have this I heard this from <​him​> before the expedition to the last time, when and Mill port were burnt as well as afterwards— and [p. [75]]
dents were in the last expedition to — Joseph Smith Jr. , — I think was not there. was there. was there. John Buckhannan was not there. I think was there. was there. Jesse D Hunter, , were there. Elijah Newman went out when I did. and I think returned next morning. there were some families going to & Newman went as one of a guard, to guard them out— was not there— was there. & returned while the mormon troops were in with an express. from to for some waggons— to move off families— was there— John S. Higbey [Higbee] I think was there— was there— was there & returned in a few days. I think Silas Manard was not there, was there—. I think was not out— Sylvester Hewlett I think was in , during the expedition— Two or three days before the surrender of the mormons to the Militia at — I heard Joseph Smith Jr. say that the sword was now unsheathed, and should not be again sheathed until he could go through these . and live in any county he pleased peaceably— I I heard this from him before the expedition to the last time, when and Mill port were burnt as well as afterwards— and [p. [75]]
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