of met pursuant to adjournment. The
Secretary resumed their Stations, when the
committee, appointed by the Public meeting of the citizens, at the Court
on the 29 ultimo, reported, through
their chairman W. T. Moss, the foregoing Preamble and
resolutions of the elders of the Church of Latter Day Saints
of on the 1st
instant: Whereupon it was,
“Resolved: That this meeting do accept and receive
the reply of the Mormons to the resolution passed on Wednesday the
29th June as perfectly satisfactory
Be it further Resolved, by this meeting that we will use
our utmost endeavors to carry into effect the object contained in the
preamble and Resolutions passed on wednesday the
29th, as agreed
to by the Mormons. Be it further Resolved, that
we urge it on our fellow citizens to keep the peace towards the Mormons,
as good faith justice, Morality and religion require us.
Be it further Resolved
that a committee of ten persons, two in each township be appointed to
raise money by subscription to aid those of the Mormons, who may from
necessity require it, to leave this
Resolved. That Samuel Tillery,
Jeremiah Minger, and Abraham
Shafer, be appointed a committee to receive the pecuniary aid
by subscription, for the purpose the
purpose of aiding the poor persons that may
belong to the Mormons, in removing from this to their place of abode, and that the
elders of the Church be requested to report the above named persons to the
aforesaid committee, who will judge of the proofs and facts entitling
the Mormons to pecuniary aid, and appropriate the funds
Resolved, that the said committee be authorized to
employ some suitable person to accompany those that may wish to examine a
new country, it is also understood that if the money which may be received
by the committee, is not appropriated for the purpose above named, it
shall be refunded back in proportion to the amount subscribed.
Resolved, That the chair appoint five persons in
each township to carry the object of the above resolutions into effect.
The following gentlemen were then appointed in the different Townships.
, Peter Rogers,
; Elisha Cameron, E.
Price, G. Withers, M.
Welton, James Kazey; For Platte Township, T.
C. Gordon, S. Harris, W.
Owens, L. Rollins, J.
Marsh; For Washington
Township, B. Riley, S.
Crawford, T. Findley, G. McIlvaine,
P. Y. G. Bartee; For
Gallatin Township, D. Dale,
W. Nash, Wm. Todd, B.
Rickets, J. Forboin. Be
it further Resolved. That this meeting recommend the Mormons to the
Mormons good treatment of the citizens of the
adjoining counties. We also recommend the in habitants of the neighboring
counties to assist the mormons in se lecting some abiding place for their
people where they will be in a measure, the only occupants, and where none
will be anxious to molest them. Resolved, that
the proceedings of this meeting be handed over to the publishers of the
“Far West” with a request that it