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Letter to Seymour Brunson and High Council, 7 December 1839

Letter to Seymour Brunson and High Council, 7 December 1839

the priviledge of Habeas Corpus by the authoritys  of Missouri; these facts must be authenticated  by affidavit and any particular transaction  of the outrages in Missouri which can be sworn  to by the sufferers or those who are eye witnesses  of the facts let them also be sent, specifying the  particulars and have the evidence Bona fide to  the point. The House of Representatives is not yet  org[anize]d, m[uc]h feeli[ng and] confus[i]on has prevaile[d]  in the House for a few days past. They have succeed ed in electing John Q Adams chairman pro tem  on the 5th. inst— they have not yet elected their  Speaker or Clerk. The Senate can do nothing of  consequence until the House is organized neither  until then can the Presidents message be received  We design taking a paper and forwarding  it you.
from Your Brethren  in the Bonds of the  Everlasting Gospel
Joseph Smith Junr
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JS and Elias Higbee, letter, Washington DC, to Seymour Brunson and High Council, Commerce, IL, 7 Dec. 1839; handwriting of Robert B. Thompson; three pages; JS Collection, CHL. Includes endorsement.

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