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Edward Partridge, History, Manuscript, circa 1839

In a short time after the attorneys left them they were informed by Capt Atchison

11 Aug. 1807–26 Jan. 1886. Lawyer, judge, agriculturist, politician, farmer. Born at Frogtown, near Lexington, Fayette Co., Kentucky. Son of William Atchison and Catherine Allen. About 1830, moved to Liberty, Clay Co., Missouri, where he became a prominent...

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that the judge Mr John Ryland

2 Nov. 1797–10 Sept. 1873. Teacher, farmer, lawyer, judge. Born in King and Queen Co., Virginia. Son of Joseph Ryland and Rosamiah Molly. Moved to Richmond, Madison Co., Kentucky, 1809. Attended Forest Hill Academy in Washington Co. (later in Marion Co.),...

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had sent him word that the witnesses & the guard were not wanted there any longer Capt A.

11 Aug. 1807–26 Jan. 1886. Lawyer, judge, agriculturist, politician, farmer. Born at Frogtown, near Lexington, Fayette Co., Kentucky. Son of William Atchison and Catherine Allen. About 1830, moved to Liberty, Clay Co., Missouri, where he became a prominent...

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paraded his men as soon & as well as he could for the crowd and immediately marched off the witnesses following him All hopes were now given up of ever bringing that people to justice. Their hatred towards the saints seemed to be unabating they frequently sent word over to Clay

Settled ca. 1800. Organized from Ray Co., 1822. Original size diminished when land was taken to create several surrounding counties. Liberty designated county seat, 1822. Population in 1830 about 5,000; in 1836 about 8,500; and in 1840 about 8,300. Refuge...

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that they were comeing over to drive the Saints from that place they even went so far as to circulate a paper in Clay Co.

Settled ca. 1800. Organized from Ray Co., 1822. Original size diminished when land was taken to create several surrounding counties. Liberty designated county seat, 1822. Population in 1830 about 5,000; in 1836 about 8,500; and in 1840 about 8,300. Refuge...

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the object of which was to obtain volunteers there to assist them in drving them away. however in Clay

Settled ca. 1800. Organized from Ray Co., 1822. Original size diminished when land was taken to create several surrounding counties. Liberty designated county seat, 1822. Population in 1830 about 5,000; in 1836 about 8,500; and in 1840 about 8,300. Refuge...

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they had but a few friends for some time
In 1834 if we mistake not an inoffensive br. by the name of Ira Willis went into Jackson Co.

Settled at Fort Osage, 1808. County created, 16 Feb. 1825; organized 1826. Named after U.S. president Andrew Jackson. Featured fertile lands along Missouri River and was Santa Fe Trail departure point, which attracted immigrants to area. Area of county reduced...

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to hunt for a lost cow he was taken by some of the ruffians residing there who whipped him unmercifully The same year br. Lewis Abbott

14 Dec. 1795–26 Aug. 1851. Farmer. Born at Wayland, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts. Son of Amos Abbott and Lydia Moore. Married Ann Marsh, 12 Oct. 1829. Baptized into LDS church, May 1831. Migrated to western Missouri, 1832. Assaulted while traveling in Jackson...

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a peaceable man went to Jackson Co.

Settled at Fort Osage, 1808. County created, 16 Feb. 1825; organized 1826. Named after U.S. president Andrew Jackson. Featured fertile lands along Missouri River and was Santa Fe Trail departure point, which attracted immigrants to area. Area of county reduced...

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to see a man who owed him, on his way he was discovered & overtaken by some few of that lawless banditti who beat him with hand spikes no doubt with an intent to kill him but his life was preserved and he escaped out of their hands
Thus have that people unceasingly abused & persecuted the saints whenever they could get an opportunity
A wealthy farmer living in Clay Co

Settled ca. 1800. Organized from Ray Co., 1822. Original size diminished when land was taken to create several surrounding counties. Liberty designated county seat, 1822. Population in 1830 about 5,000; in 1836 about 8,500; and in 1840 about 8,300. Refuge...

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who was then friendly to the saints and who was in the habit of sending flour & Whisky into Jackson

Settled at Fort Osage, 1808. County created, 16 Feb. 1825; organized 1826. Named after U.S. president Andrew Jackson. Featured fertile lands along Missouri River and was Santa Fe Trail departure point, which attracted immigrants to area. Area of county reduced...

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to sell, it generally being higher there than in Clay

Settled ca. 1800. Organized from Ray Co., 1822. Original size diminished when land was taken to create several surrounding counties. Liberty designated county seat, 1822. Population in 1830 about 5,000; in 1836 about 8,500; and in 1840 about 8,300. Refuge...

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, sent over his negro & team with a load They were stopped on the road by some of the good people of Jackson Co

Settled at Fort Osage, 1808. County created, 16 Feb. 1825; organized 1826. Named after U.S. president Andrew Jackson. Featured fertile lands along Missouri River and was Santa Fe Trail departure point, which attracted immigrants to area. Area of county reduced...

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and the flour & whisky barrels cut to pieces with an ax and their contents wasted
Governor Dunklin

14 Jan. 1790–25 July 1844. Farmer, tavern owner, businessman, investor, lawyer, politician. Born near Greenville, Greenville District, South Carolina. Son of Joseph Dunklin Jr. and Sarah Margaret Sullivan. Moved to what became Caldwell Co., Kentucky, 1806...

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appeared willing to guard back the saints to Jackson Co.

Settled at Fort Osage, 1808. County created, 16 Feb. 1825; organized 1826. Named after U.S. president Andrew Jackson. Featured fertile lands along Missouri River and was Santa Fe Trail departure point, which attracted immigrants to area. Area of county reduced...

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at any time when they got ready to go but said that he had not authority to keep a guard there for their protection They were advised by some of the most influential men in the upper country who were friendly to them though not believers in their faith to have enough of their brn. emigrate to that country to enable them () to maintain their rights should the mob ever attempt to trample upon them again and then get the Gov.

14 Jan. 1790–25 July 1844. Farmer, tavern owner, businessman, investor, lawyer, politician. Born near Greenville, Greenville District, South Carolina. Son of Joseph Dunklin Jr. and Sarah Margaret Sullivan. Moved to what became Caldwell Co., Kentucky, 1806...

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to set them back upon their lands. Accordingly word was sent forth to the churches to that effect and in the summer of 1834 a company of about 200 went from the eastern churches to Clay Co.

Settled ca. 1800. Organized from Ray Co., 1822. Original size diminished when land was taken to create several surrounding counties. Liberty designated county seat, 1822. Population in 1830 about 5,000; in 1836 about 8,500; and in 1840 about 8,300. Refuge...

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for that purpose— but few of them however moved their families because that they knew not what the result would be— it was but an experiment [p. [16]]
In a short time after the attor[n]eys left them they were informed  by Capt Atchison

11 Aug. 1807–26 Jan. 1886. Lawyer, judge, agriculturist, politician, farmer. Born at Frogtown, near Lexington, Fayette Co., Kentucky. Son of William Atchison and Catherine Allen. About 1830, moved to Liberty, Clay Co., Missouri, where he became a prominent...

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that <the> judge Mr [John] Ryland

2 Nov. 1797–10 Sept. 1873. Teacher, farmer, lawyer, judge. Born in King and Queen Co., Virginia. Son of Joseph Ryland and Rosamiah Molly. Moved to Richmond, Madison Co., Kentucky, 1809. Attended Forest Hill Academy in Washington Co. (later in Marion Co.),...

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had sent him <word> that the  grand juries witnesses nor <&> the guard were <not> wanted there any more <longer> Capt  A.

11 Aug. 1807–26 Jan. 1886. Lawyer, judge, agriculturist, politician, farmer. Born at Frogtown, near Lexington, Fayette Co., Kentucky. Son of William Atchison and Catherine Allen. About 1830, moved to Liberty, Clay Co., Missouri, where he became a prominent...

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soon paraded his men <as soon &> as well as he could for the crowd and  <immediately> marched off immediately the witnesses following <him> as well as they  could All hopes were now given up of ever bringing that people to  justice. <Their hatred towards the saints seemed to be unabating> they frequently <sent word> over to Clay

Settled ca. 1800. Organized from Ray Co., 1822. Original size diminished when land was taken to create several surrounding counties. Liberty designated county seat, 1822. Population in 1830 about 5,000; in 1836 about 8,500; and in 1840 about 8,300. Refuge...

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that they were comeing over  to drive the Saints from that place they even went so far as to  circulate a paper in Clay Co.

Settled ca. 1800. Organized from Ray Co., 1822. Original size diminished when land was taken to create several surrounding counties. Liberty designated county seat, 1822. Population in 1830 about 5,000; in 1836 about 8,500; and in 1840 about 8,300. Refuge...

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they object of which was to obtain vol unteers in Clay

Settled ca. 1800. Organized from Ray Co., 1822. Original size diminished when land was taken to create several surrounding counties. Liberty designated county seat, 1822. Population in 1830 about 5,000; in 1836 about 8,500; and in 1840 about 8,300. Refuge...

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<there> to assist them in drving the<m> saints away. however  in Clay

Settled ca. 1800. Organized from Ray Co., 1822. Original size diminished when land was taken to create several surrounding counties. Liberty designated county seat, 1822. Population in 1830 about 5,000; in 1836 about 8,500; and in 1840 about 8,300. Refuge...

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the Jackson mobbers <they> had but a few friends for some time
In 1834 if we mistake not a<n> peaceable inoffensive man br. by the  name of Ira Willis <who belonged <among> to the saints> went into Jackson Co.

Settled at Fort Osage, 1808. County created, 16 Feb. 1825; organized 1826. Named after U.S. president Andrew Jackson. Featured fertile lands along Missouri River and was Santa Fe Trail departure point, which attracted immigrants to area. Area of county reduced...

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to hunt for a lost cow  <he was <taken> by the some of the> <some> the ruffians there took him <residing there who> and whipped him unmercifully  The same year Mr br. Lewis Abbot[t]

14 Dec. 1795–26 Aug. 1851. Farmer. Born at Wayland, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts. Son of Amos Abbott and Lydia Moore. Married Ann Marsh, 12 Oct. 1829. Baptized into LDS church, May 1831. Migrated to western Missouri, 1832. Assaulted while traveling in Jackson...

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a man of great peaceable man went  to Jackson Co.

Settled at Fort Osage, 1808. County created, 16 Feb. 1825; organized 1826. Named after U.S. president Andrew Jackson. Featured fertile lands along Missouri River and was Santa Fe Trail departure point, which attracted immigrants to area. Area of county reduced...

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to see a man who owed him, on his way he was  discovered & overtaken by some few of that lawless banditti <banditti> who  beat him with hand spikes no doubt with an intent to kill him  but his life was preserved and he escaped out of their hands
Thus have that people unceasingly <abused &> persecuted the saints when ever they could get an opportunity
A wealthy farmer living in Clay Co

Settled ca. 1800. Organized from Ray Co., 1822. Original size diminished when land was taken to create several surrounding counties. Liberty designated county seat, 1822. Population in 1830 about 5,000; in 1836 about 8,500; and in 1840 about 8,300. Refuge...

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who was then friendly to the  saints and who was in the habit of sending flour & Whisky into  Jackson

Settled at Fort Osage, 1808. County created, 16 Feb. 1825; organized 1826. Named after U.S. president Andrew Jackson. Featured fertile lands along Missouri River and was Santa Fe Trail departure point, which attracted immigrants to area. Area of county reduced...

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to sell, it generally being higher there than in Clay

Settled ca. 1800. Organized from Ray Co., 1822. Original size diminished when land was taken to create several surrounding counties. Liberty designated county seat, 1822. Population in 1830 about 5,000; in 1836 about 8,500; and in 1840 about 8,300. Refuge...

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, sent over  his negro & team with a load of of flour & Whisky They were  stopped on the road <by some of the good people of Jackson Co

Settled at Fort Osage, 1808. County created, 16 Feb. 1825; organized 1826. Named after U.S. president Andrew Jackson. Featured fertile lands along Missouri River and was Santa Fe Trail departure point, which attracted immigrants to area. Area of county reduced...

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> and the flour & whisky barrels cut to pieces  with an ax and their contents wasted
Governor Dunklin

14 Jan. 1790–25 July 1844. Farmer, tavern owner, businessman, investor, lawyer, politician. Born near Greenville, Greenville District, South Carolina. Son of Joseph Dunklin Jr. and Sarah Margaret Sullivan. Moved to what became Caldwell Co., Kentucky, 1806...

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appeared willing to guard back the saints  <to Jackson Co.

Settled at Fort Osage, 1808. County created, 16 Feb. 1825; organized 1826. Named after U.S. president Andrew Jackson. Featured fertile lands along Missouri River and was Santa Fe Trail departure point, which attracted immigrants to area. Area of county reduced...

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> at any time when they got ready to go but said that he had not  power <authority> to keep a guard their there for their protection They were  advised by many <some of the most> influential men <in the upper country> who were friendly towards  them though not believers in their faith to have enough of their  brn. emigrate to that country <to enable them> (so that they would have strength  enough) to maintain their rights should they <mob> ever attempt to  trample upon them again and then get the Gov.

14 Jan. 1790–25 July 1844. Farmer, tavern owner, businessman, investor, lawyer, politician. Born near Greenville, Greenville District, South Carolina. Son of Joseph Dunklin Jr. and Sarah Margaret Sullivan. Moved to what became Caldwell Co., Kentucky, 1806...

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to set  them back upon their lands. Accordingly word was sent  forth to the churches to that effect and in the summer of  1834 a company <of about 200> came <went> from the eastern churches to Clay Co.

Settled ca. 1800. Organized from Ray Co., 1822. Original size diminished when land was taken to create several surrounding counties. Liberty designated county seat, 1822. Population in 1830 about 5,000; in 1836 about 8,500; and in 1840 about 8,300. Refuge...

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for  that purpose— but few of them <however> moved their families because that they  knew not what the result would be— it was but an experiment [p. [16]]
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Edward Partridge

27 Aug. 1793–27 May 1840. Hatter. Born at Pittsfield, Berkshire Co., Massachusetts. Son of William Partridge and Jemima Bidwell. Moved to Painesville, Geauga Co., Ohio. Married Lydia Clisbee, 22 Aug. 1819, at Painesville. Initially a Universal Restorationist...

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, History, Manuscript, ca. 1839; handwriting of Edward Partridge

27 Aug. 1793–27 May 1840. Hatter. Born at Pittsfield, Berkshire Co., Massachusetts. Son of William Partridge and Jemima Bidwell. Moved to Painesville, Geauga Co., Ohio. Married Lydia Clisbee, 22 Aug. 1819, at Painesville. Initially a Universal Restorationist...

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; nineteen pages (several additional leaves missing); CHL.

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