Augusta, Des Moines County, Iowa Territory

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  • Page 16

    Part of Letter from Lyman Wight, 24 August 1857

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    10 might properly be called mob militia. I was accompanied by 120 men we arrived there by breakfast time I took my station at the right wing of the army, and in the course of the day there ware several propisitons made by the different sides, at a little before sunset Hinkle had manageed for the pitiful sum of $600 to sell the following named persons into the enemys camp Joseph, Smith; Sidney, Rigdon; George, W, Bobison; and myself, we entered the camp amidst ...
  • Page 17

    Part of Letter from Lyman Wight, 24 August 1857

    Excerpt:
    11 me of doing any bisiness untill Sep 2nd from this time to Jan 7th 1841 I confined myself to preaching in, and around Augusta, built up a branch of between 60 and 70 members in that place, and had equal success in the regions around there. On the above date I started to visit the first Presidency with a view of going to K. Y. But he appointed me one of the committee to build the Nauvoo house ...