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History, 1838–1856, volume A-1 [23 December 1805–30 August 1834]

had the militia come, or not come; I can add that the captains safe return, refreshed my mind with Zenophon’s safe retreat of the ten thousands. Thus ends all hopes of “redress,” even with a guard ordered by the Governor

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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, for the protection of the court and witnesses.
Before a crop is harvested, it becomes ripe of itself. The dreadful deeds now done in Jackson county

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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, with impunity, must bring matters to a focus shortly. Within two or three weeks past, some of the most savage acts, ever witnessed, have been committed by these bitter branches Old father Lindsey, whose locks have been whitened by the blasts of nearly seventy winters, had his house thrown down, after he was driven from it; his goods, corn, &c, piled together, and fire put to it, but fortunately, after the mob retired, his son extinguished it.
The mob has quit whipping, and now beat with clubs. Lyman Leonard, one of the number that returned from Van Buren, had two chairs broke to splinters upon him, and was then dragged out of doors, and beat with clubs, till he was supposed to be dead— but he is yet alive. Josiah Sumner and Barnet Cole were severely beat at the same time. The mob have commenced burning houses, stacks, &c, and we shall not think it out of their power, by any means, to proceed to murder any of our people that shall try to live in that county

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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, or perhaps, only go there.
Such scenes as are transpiring around us, are calculated to arouse feelings, and passions in all, and to strengthen the faith and fortify the hearts of the saints for great things. Our Savior laid down his life for our sakes, and shall we, who profess to live by every word that proceeds out of the mouth of God; shall we, the servants of the Lord of the vineyard, who are called and chosen to prune it for the last time; shall we, yea, verily, we, who [p. 444]
had the militia come, or not come; I can add  that the captains safe return, refreshed my mind  with Zenophon’s safe retreat of the ten thousands.  Thus ends all hopes of “redress,” even with a guard  ordered by the Governor

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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, for the protection of the  court and witnesses.
Before a crop is harvested, it becomes ripe  of itself. The dreadful deeds now done in Jackson  county

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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, with impunity, must bring matters to  a focus shortly. Within two or three weeks past,  some of the most savage acts, ever witnessed, have  been committed by these bitter branches Old  father Lindsey, whose locks have been whitened  by the blasts of <nearly> seventy winters, had his house  thrown down, after he was driven from it; his  goods, corn, &c, piled together, and fire put  to it, but fortunately, after the mob retired, his  son extinguished it.
The mob has quit whipping, and now beat  with clubs. Lyman Leonard, one of the number  that returned from Van Buren, had two chairs  broke to splinters upon him, and was then drag ged out of doors, and beat with clubs, till he was  supposed to be dead— but he is yet is alive. Josiah  Sumner and Barnet Cole were severely beat at  the same time. The mob have commenced burning  houses, stacks, &c, and we shall not think it out  of our <their> power, by any means, to proceed to murder  any of our people that shall try to live in that  county

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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, or perhaps, only go there.
Such scenes as are transpiring around us,  are calculated to arouse feelings, and passions  in all, and to strengthened the faith and fortify  the hearts of the saints for great things. Our Savior  laid down his life for our sakes, and shall we, who  profess to live by every word that proceeds out of the  mouth of God; shall we, the servants of the Lord of  the vineyard, who are called and chosen to prune  it for the last time; shall we, yea, verily, we, who [p. 444]
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JS, History, 1838–1856, vol. A-1, created 11 June 1839–24 Aug. 1843; handwriting of James Mulholland

1804–3 Nov. 1839. Born in Ireland. Baptized into LDS church. Married Sarah Scott, 8 Feb. 1838, at Far West, Caldwell Co., Missouri. Engaged in clerical work for JS, 1838, at Far West. Ordained a seventy, 28 Dec. 1838. After expulsion from Missouri, lived ...

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, Robert B. Thompson

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; 553 pages, plus 16 pages of addenda; CHL. This is the first volume of a six-volume manuscript history of the church. This first volume covers the period from 23 December 1805 to 30 August 1834; the remaining five volumes, labeled B-1 through F-1, continue through 8 August 1844.

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