Song, 7 January 1843

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For the State Registr
Jany. 7th 1843
The Mormons Farewell
-[Tune “No Luck about the House”]-
1 And are you ye sure the news is true?
And are ye you sure he’s free?
Then let us join with one accord.
And have a Jubilee
Chorus.—
We’ll have a Jubilee, My friends,
We’ll have a Jubilee
With heart and voice we’ll all rejoice
In that our Prophet’s free.
 
2 Success unto the Federal Court,
presiding there;
And, also his Associates true, *
So lovely and so fair.
Chorus—
 
3 And to our learned councillors,
We owe our gratitude;
Because that they in freedom’s cause
Like valiant men have stood.
Chorus,—
 
4 In the defence of innocence
They made the truth to bear,
and ’s baseness both
Did fearlessly declare
Chorus.—
 
5 and and
We’ll mention with applause,
Because that they like champions bold
Support the Federal Laws.
Chorus [p. [1]]
5 <​6​> The of the
His duty nobly did,
And ably brought those errors forth,
From which we now are freed.
Chorus
 
6 <​7​> One word in praise of
Our Governor so true,
He understands the people<​’s​> Rights,
And will protect them too.
Chorus
 
7 <​8​> There is one more we wish enrol’d
Upon the book of fame
That Master spirit in all jokes
And ’Prentic[e] but in name
Chorus
 
11 <​12​> With warmest hearts we bid farewell
To those we leave behind,
The citizens of all,
So courteous and so kind.
Chorus
 
14 <​15​> And now we’re bound for home my friends
A. band of brothers true
To cheer the hearts of those we love
In beautiful
Chorus.—
We’ll have a Jubilee my friends
We’ll have a Jubilee,
With heart and voice we’ll all rejoice
In that our Prophet’s free. [p. 2]
12 <​13​> And Captain Dutches’ we cannot pass
Without a word of Praise;
For he’s the king of comic songs
As well as comic ways.—
Chorus
 
13 <​14​> <​We thank the Ladies of this house​> And the first <​fair​> Ladies of his house
<​An The flowe[r]s of Morgan plains—​> To thank them we take pains
Who from the soft Piano brings,
Such soul enchanting strains,
We’ll have a Jubilee my friends
We’ll have a Jubilee
With heart and voice we’ll all rejoice
In that our Prophet’s free
 
8 <​9​> The sucker we’ll praise in song
Sh[e]’s sucker’d us indeed
And we will sucker her again
In every time of need
Chorus
 
9 <​10​> Our charterd, Rights she has mainta[in]ed
Through opposition great.
Long may her Charter Champions live
Still to protect the
Chorus
 
10 <​11​> We’ll stand by her through sun & Shade
Through calm & Tempest too.
And when She needs our ’s Aid
’Tis ready at [p. [3]]
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