Missouri State Archives: Finding Aid 5.1

Mormon War Papers, 1837-1841

[ Full-text transcription of: House Resolution referring Governor's Message on Mormon difficulties to a joint select Committee ]
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Copy of Resolution






Copy of Resolution of House of Represen=


Resolved that so much of the Governors mes=

sage as relates to the recent difficulties be-

tween the people called Mormons, and a

part of the people of this State, be referred

to a Select committee of Seven Members to

act jointly with said committee, as

may be appointed by the Senate, with

instructions to enquire into the causes

of said disturbances, and the Conduct of

the Military operations in suppressing them

with power to Send for persons and papers-

November 23, 1838

In Senate-

An motion of Mr. Monroe

The Senate took up the Joint Resolution

of the House of Representatives, relating

to the late differences with the Mormons

which was concurred in and

Messrs Turner Noland and Scott

were appointed a Committee on the part

of the Senate to carry the above Reso-

lution into effect.

A Copy, [Jas L Minor] Secy. Gen