Facts Relative to the Expulsion

Facts Relative to the Expulsion of the Mormons From the State of Missouri, by John Greene. We give in today’s paper the details of the recent bloody tragedy acted in Missouri-the details of a scene of terror and blood unparalleled in the annals of modern, and under the circumstances of the case, in ancient history-a tragedy of so deep, and fearful, and absorbing interest, that the very life-blood of the heart is chilled at the simple contemplation.

Facts Relative Expulsion Section A

Facts Relative to the Expulsion Expulsion of the Mormons (J. Greene) (Section 1) BY JOHN P. GREENE, AN AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE OF THE MORMONS. CINCINNATI: PRINTED BY R. P. BROOKS. 1839. “Better far sleep with the dead, than live with the oppressed.” Facts Relative to the Expulsion of the Mormons or Latter Day Saints, From the […]

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Facts Relative Expulsion Section B

Facts Relative to the Expulsion (Section2) Mr. Whitney from the committee appointed at a former meeting, submitted the following report. The select committee, to whom the subject was referred of inquiring into and reporting the situation of the persons who have recently arrived here from Missouri, and whether their circumstances are such, as that they […]

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Facts Relative Expulsion Section C

Facts Relative to the Expulsion (Section3) It is a well-known fact, that a society of our people commenced settling in Jackson County, Missouri, in the summer of 1831, where they, according to their ability, purchased lands and settled upon them with the intention and expectation of becoming permanent citizens in common with others. Soon after […]

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Facts Relative Expulsion Section D

Facts Relative to the Expulsion (Section 4) The arms which were taken from us here, which we understand to be about 630, besides swords and pistols, we care not so much about, as we do the pay for them; only we are bound to do military duty, which we are willing to do, and which […]

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Facts Relative Expulsion Section E

Facts Relative to the Expulsion (Section 5) In order that it may be fully understood what were the relative states of mind of the Mormons and the people of Daviess County, at this time, reference may be made to a letter from Major George Woodward to his wife, which was seen and read by me, […]

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Facts Relative Expulsion Section F

Facts Relative to the Expulsion (Section 6) Among those slain I will mention Sardius Smith, son of Warren Smith, about 9 years old, who, through fear, had crawled under the bellows in the shop, where he remained till the massacre was over, when he was discovered by a Mr. Glaze of Carroll County, who presented […]

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Facts Relative Expulsion Section G

Facts Relative to the Expulsion (Section 7) Whereas Joseph Smith Jr., Hyrum Smith, Lyman Wight, Alexander McRae and Caleb Baldwin, as also Sidney Rigdon, have been brought before me, Austin A. King, Judge of the Fifth Judicial Circuit in the state of Missouri, and charged with the offense of treason against the state of Missouri, […]

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Facts Relative Expulsion Section H

Facts Relative to the Expulsion (Section 8) LYMAN WIGHT State of Missouri, Clay County. Personally appeared before me, Abraham Shafer, Lyman Wight, and maketh oath and saith, that the facts stated in the foregoing petition are true, as far as stated from his own knowledge, and as far as stated from the information of others […]

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Facts Relative Expulsion Section I

Facts Relative to the Expulsion (Section 9) Your petitioner solemnly declares that he never witnessed a more partial, and unjust, and unlawful transaction than was practiced upon your petitioner; that the whole transaction was nothing more nor less than a spirit of persecution against your petitioner. Your petitioner heard the court say that there was […]

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Facts Relative Expulsion Section J

Facts Relative to the Expulsion (Section 10) PETER WIMMER Messrs. Editors: The undersigned, residents of Adams County, Illinois, in presenting the above, think it our duty to say, that the said Mr. Wimmer has lived close by us for about two months, and we can consider him in no other way than an honest and […]

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Facts Relative Expulsion Section K

Facts Relative to the Expulsion (Section 11) Isaac Galland, Esq., of Commerce, Illinois. PUBLIC MEETING At a meeting of the citizens held in the chapel of the Cincinnati College, on the evening of June 17th, for the purpose of affording John P. Greene, the representative of the Mormon people, an opportunity to set forth the […]

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