This is to certify, that I was called upon last
night to wait upon a lady, who was about to
increase her family, she had traviled, as she told
me about eight miles in labour, to get from the
Mormons who ingaged in driving of the people
from their homes, giving them only about three
days notice, plundering and robing there houses
the lady a lewded to above Mrs. Smith by name
who stoped on the Camp ground, on the East of
There was another lady, who stopped on the camp
ground, whose Baby was but 4 days old.
I was also at Mr. Whites this morning
who lives in
verry much injurd in property by the Mormons.
I saw a good dale, of the mischief by them done,
and was told by Mrs. White, that in addition to the above
she received from them, I meane, by above, invictive,
that they had plundered the house, taken clothes
and other articles, destroyed all their bee stands
taken off drawing chains, log chains &c the quantity
oats fodder, and corn, taken from White must have
been considerable, as they fed about – 200, Horses
leaving on the ground where they fed a great
daele of oats &c. Given under my hand
This 22nd . of October 1838.
I certify that the above is a true copy of the
insterment given. Sworn to and subscribed before
me, on 22nd of this inst. this October 22nd. 1838.
Levi F. Gaben