Revised Minutes, circa 17 June 1844, Partial Draft

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Mayor said, while he was under arrest by writ from , pursu[e]d him, for $40,00 he was owing Law, and it took the Last expens m[o]ney he had to pay it.
C. , refered to ’s Coming to this , &c.
Mayor— said had offerd $500,00 to kill him.
C. , continued; , told him, he () ment to have his daughter—, and threatened him if he made any resitance, related to him a Dream; that Joseph and were opposed to him, but that he would do executee his pupeses [purposes],;— that had laid a plan with 4 or 4 <​5​> persons to kidnap his daug[h]ter, & thre[a]tened to shoot anyone that should come near after he had got cher in the boat, skiff, That , was engaged in trying to make Bogus which was his prncipal business,—— refered to the revelation, read to the High council of the church, which has caused so much talk about a multiplicty of wives— that said Revelation was in Answer to a question concernig things which transpird in former days— & had no refrnc to the prsnt time—— <​that​> when <​sick​> was sick confessed to him that he had been guilty of Adultry, & was not fit to live, & had sinned aganst his own soul, &c.— & Who was enqired Who was ? when he came here he had save 2 shi[r]ts to his back, but he had been dendled [dandled] by the authurities of the ,— and was now Editor of the “Nauvoo— Expositor,” and his right hand man , who had confessd to him that he had had the *, &c. [p. 2]
Mayor said, while he was under arrest by writ from , pursued him, for $40,00 he was owing Law, and it took the Last expens money he had to pay it.
C. , refered to ’s Coming to this , &c.
Mayor— said had offerd $500,00 to kill him.
C. , continued; , told him, he () ment to have his daughter—, and threatened him if he made any resitance, related to him a Dream; that Joseph and were opposed to him, but that he would executee his pupeses [purposes],;— that had laid a plan with 4 or 5 persons to kidnap his daughter, & threatened to shoot anyone that should come near after he had got her in the skiff, That , was engaged in trying to make Bogus which was his prncipal business,—— refered to the revelation, read to the High council of the church, which has caused so much talk about a multiplicty of wives— that said Revelation was in Answer to a question concernig things which transpird in former days— & had no refrnc to the prsnt time—— that when sick confessed to him that he had been guilty of Adultry, & was not fit to live, & had sinned aganst his own soul, &c.— & enqired Who was ? when he came here he had save 2 shirts to his back, but he had been dendled [dandled] by the authurities of the ,— and was now Editor of the “Nauvoo— Expositor,” and his right hand man , who had confessd to him that he had had the *, &c. [p. 2]
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