Mary Montgomery Drew Ball

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  • Page 33

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1838 - December 31, 1839)

    which he constantly read. We conversed together about three hours in this solitary abode & our souls were made glad. He informed me of many things that had transpired while he was there in gaol & among the variety he made mention of the goal taking fire a few days previous to my visiting him, he said this looked sumthing like a dark hour the fire was roaring over his head while a scene of uproar confusion & distress was upon every hand engines were rapidly playing around the building—water pouring into every room the people hallowing in the streets ...
  • Page 2

    Part of Letter from Phebe Whittemore Carter Woodruff, March 1, 1838

    requests you to let no one but me know of it. he writes in confidence to you. says that Joseph and Sidney took their families Saturday night and it is supposed they have gone to Missourie and the word is for all to follow that possibly can to escape the destruction that is comeing upon K. There is a great division there and a number have left the church and raised what they call a standard of truth and liberty and drew up a remonstration against wickedness ...