Discourse, 7 July 1839, as Reported by Wilford Woodruff

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Joseph addressed us in few words & says remember brethren that if you are imprisiond Brother Joseph has been imprisiond before you, if you are placed whare you can ownly see your Brethren through the grates of a window while in Irons because of the gospel of Jesus Christ remember Brother Joseph has been in like circumstances also after other similar remarks the meeting closed [p. [97]]


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    Several letters JS composed while imprisoned in Missouri mention being in chains or bonds and looking through grates of windows or doors. (See Letter to Emma Smith, 12 Nov. 1838; Letter to the Church in Caldwell Co., MO, 16 Dec. 1838; and Letter to Emma Smith, 4 Apr. 1839.)