175 years ago today - Apr 13, 1845

... there was some officers there with writs for Br Young & others.the U. S. Martial was one[.] Elder Taylor spoke on the Stand give them to understand that if they made an attempt to serve the writs it would cost them their lives & also told them how they had murdered two of our best men while under a civil process and the authorities of the State pledged for their safety & that we would submit to no more such outrages on our lives and liberties.

[Diaries of Hosea Stout]

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