<Oct 7> Sunday 7. < preachd at , <commonly> called the Salt sermon. # <See Margin>> <# There were 7 cut off from the in , England, this day.>
< Letter> wrote f[r]om, “Brigade Headquates [Headquarters], 5 miles from , Carroll County. Sir, <#> (see Doc, 37) can tell,” ”
<Howard Communication> Under the same date from the camp near . eleven, blood-thirsty fellows, viz congrave Jackson, Larkin K. Woods, Thomas Jackson, Rolla M. Daviess James Jackson Jr, Johnson Jackson John L. Tomlin Sidney S Woods, Geo Crigler, Wm L. Banks, and Whitfield Dicken wrote a most inflammatory, Lying, and murderous piece communicati[o]n to the citizns of Howard county, callind [calling] upon their fri[en]ds & fellow citizns to com[e] to th[e]ir immdat [immediate] rescue as the Mormes [Mormons] were then firing up[o]n them and th[e]y would have to act on the defensive until th[e]y could procure more assistance. TheLordrememberthesemen. A. C. Woods, a citizen of Howard County made a cirtificate to the same lies, which he gath[ere]d in the mob camp; he did not go into . or take any trouble to learn the truth of what he certifi[e]d. TheLordremember such men. <While> The people will lie. and the authorities will uphold them, what Justice can honest men expect? On the
<9> Tuesday the 9. wrote the from Boonville that “the names subscribed to the enclosed paper <(as befor stated 7th instnt)>, are worthy, prudence prudent & patriotic citizns of Howard Co.” Men who would leave their familiss and every thing dear, and go to a foreign county, to seek the blood of innocent men women & children, If this is prudece. constitute “worth, prudece & patrioti[s]m” Let me be worthless, imprud[e]nt, & unpatriotic,
<News from > <10th.> The messenger <Mr Caldwell,> who had been dispatchd to the for assistance, MrCaldwell, return[e]d, but instead of recivd <recing> [receiving] any aid, or even Sympathy— from his , We were told that “the quarrel was between the Mormons and the Mob,” and that “we might fight it out” About this time a mob <.> commanded by Hiram Standly took ’s goods out of his house, and said Standly set fire to ’s [p. 24]
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