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Petition from certain Mormons of DeWitt, MO to Governor Boggs, Jefferson City, MO
Transcribed by C. Horton -2009; Source: Missouri State Archives Website; original documents; Please note that these documents are hard to read.

Mormons to Govr copied Sept 22 1838

Dewitt County of Carroll and State of Missouri 22nd. Sept. 1838

To his excellency Lilburn W. Boggs, Governor
Of the State of Missouri Mi &c

Your Petitionerz, citizenz of the County of Carroll , do hereby petition your Excellency praying for relief. That whereas your petitionerz have on the 20th inst. been sorely aggrieved by being beset by a lawlesz mob certain inhabitants of this and other count: :tiez to the injury of the good citizenz of this and the adjacent places, that on the afore said day came from one hundred to one hundred and fifty armed men & threatened with force & violence to drive certain peaceable citizenz  from their homez in defiance of all law & threatened them to drive said citizenz out of the county. but on deliberation concluded to give them said citizenz til the first of October next to leave
said County, & threatened if not gone by that time to exterminate them without regard to age or sex and destroy their chattels, by throwing them in the river-
We therefore pray you to take such stepz as shall put a stop to all lawlesz proceedingz and we your petitionerz will ever pray:

Benjm Kendrick
John Thorp
Dudly Thomas
H. T. Chipmon
Wm. T. London
David Dixon
John Kendrick
Benjamin Hensley
Thomas Dehart
Franklin A Thayer
Francis Brown
Hamilton M. Wallace
John Tilfard
Nathan Stinon
H. G. Sherwood
Mrz Elizabeth Smith
John Murdock

Henry Root
G. M. Hinkel
A. L. Caldwell
James Vallanee
Rufus Allen
Jabez Lake
Ezekiel Barnes
Albert Lovee
Daniel H. Barnes
Samuel Lake
Wm. S. Smith
Asa Manchester
James Hampton
William Wilson
Robert Hampton
Thos Hollinshead
Jonathan Hampton

Asa W. Barness
George Peacock
Elijah T. Rogers
Daniel Clark
John Dougherty
John Proctor
Moses Harris
James M. Ginn
Perry Thayer
Smith Humphrey
B. R. Beartley
John Clark
Jonathan Harris
Daniel Thomas (no Mormon)
Wm. J. Hatfield
Oliver Olney






 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Petition of Citizens of Ray County to General David R. Atchison, of the 3rd Division of Missouri Militia-
Transcribed by C. Horton -2009; Source: Missouri State Archives Website; original documents; Please note that these documents are hard to read.


Genl. David R. Atchison,
Dear Sir, The undersigned are fully impressed with a belief that there is an insurrection
on foot in the countiez of Caldwell and Daviefz in this State between the Mormons and other Citizenz
of this State. The Citizens of Daviesz have a Mormon in custody az a prisoner who they took as a Spy, and the Mormons in Caldwell have three men to wit, John Comer, William McHaney, and Allen  Miller, taken and confined as prisoners. They were taken in passing from Ray through Caldwell  to Davisz County . The undersigned therefore earnestly request you to order out the militia to suppresz this insurrection, and to save effusion of blood, which must Speedily take place unlesz  prevented.
Sept 10th . 1838

 

H.W. Lile
Wade Hall
Jesse Cotes
Anderson Martin
Geo Woodward
John McGee
P.R. Wirt
J. W. Wall
W. C. Williams
Jas. S. Ball
Lewis L. Jacobs
A. B. Sherwood
Isaac Manson
Jno N. Hughs
Joel Jacobs
A. H. Ringo
Meril M. White
Jacob Riffe
Allen Ball
Houston Long
James Johnson
J. R. Hendley
W. C. Pollard
W. P. Boyce
C. R. Morehead
G. B. Thacken
Nathan Conner

T. L.DW Shaw
Gen Atchison to Governor Sept 10 1838

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Transcribed by C. Horton -2009; Source: Missouri State Archives Website; original documents; Please note that these documents are hard to read.

Petition For the benefit of Thomas W. Loyd
Camden, Mo. Nov. 28th

Your Petitioner Thomas W. Loyd of the County of Ray would respectfully represent that In the month of October in the year of our Lord 1838 he was a regular Militiaman in the company of Mounted Militia under the command of Capt. Samuel Bogard of said county, that said Militia were employed in the Service of the State in the suppression of the Mormon disturbances, and that in the battle which occured on the 25th day of said month of October between said malitia and the Mormons your petitioner received so many and such serious wounds from the hands of the enemy as to be thereby disabled from from effective manual labor, and that there is now no reasonable hope that such disbility will or can be remedied. ....
The undersigned neighbors and acquaintances of Thomas W. Loyd above named state that they know the facts stated in said petition to be true, and urge upon the Legislature the justice and propriety of granted the prayer of the petitioner.

George Riggs
John Tarwaters
Owen Loyd
Alvin Vaughn
Samuel Loyd
Joel Ball
Samuel Tarwters
Wm. A. Carroll
John Tarwaters
John B??oot??
Ephraim Clark
Jas Breed
Jacob Tarwters
Wm A Soules
Jacob Tarwaters Jun
John Riffe
Dowdle Rowland
----- Loyd
John Wells
Bradford M Loyal
Alfred E. Rhody
David Tailor ?
Samuel M Dunaway
---- Barr
Willis L ----
William Tarwaters
John M Rowland
Henry Loyd
G W Chapman
Can't Read
Jno. A. V Deauchamp
James Loyd
Edward Gisson or Sisson --
Michael Artmon
John Lakey
Pal---- Can't read
Charles F. Me??
Pyder Hauer
Samuel Ramfoy
W M Snowton
Conrad Snowton
Thos E Tate
John H Holman
William L. Jackson
R Tolin
Goldsmith Flethie
James ??lls
A. B. Ralph
Charles C Rowland
Obadiah Taylor
William Good