Missouri State Archives: Finding Aid 5.1

Mormon War Papers, 1837-1841

[ Full-text transcription of: Letter from B. M. Lisle, Adjutant General, at Headquarters of the Militia in Jonesborough, MO to Major General John B. Clark, of the 1st Division of Missouri Militia ]
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                                                                                     Head Quarters of the Militia

                                                                                      Jonesborough. 24th  Sept 1838 .

                       Sir

                             The commander in chief having

this morning received information by expresz

that  The Civil disturbance in the Counties of

Davis and Caldwell have been quieted-

and order restored to the Country,.   He

therefore orders that the Troops under your

command destined for that service be

immediately discharged.

                            The commander in Chief avails

himself of the present occasion to tender

to you and through you to the Troops

under your command his thanks for

the prompt manner in which they

have responded to his call of their

country.

              By order of the commander in Chief

                                           B. M Lisle adj. genl

                                                               mm.

Major Genl Jno. B. Clark

1st Division

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                                                    Head Quarters of the Militia

                                                   Jonesborough 24th Sept 1838        


                            Sir

                                  The commander in chief having this

Morning received information by exprez

that the civil disturbance in the countie of

Daviss and Caldwell have been quieted and

order restord to the county He therefore

orders that the Troops under your command

destined for that service be immediately discharged.

                               The commander in chief avails

himself of the present occasion to tender to

you and through you to the Troops  under

your command, his thanks for the prompt

manner in which They have responded to

the call of their Country.

                        By order of the Commander in Chief

                                          B. M. Lisle

Genl. L D Lucas                         Adjt Genl.

4th Division

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                                                           Head Quarters of the Militia

                                                           Booneville 25th 1838.

Maj. Genl Lewis Bolton

               6th Division mm

                                 Sir:

                                     The commander in Chief

having just received information that the

civil disturbances in the Counties of Davies


and Caldwell have been quieted and order

restored to the Country.  He therefore orders

that the Troops under your command

destined for that service be immediately

discharged.    The Commander in chief avails

himself of the present occasion to tender to

you and through you to those in your

command his thanks for the prompt

manner in which they have responded

to the call of their country

               By order of the Commander in chief

                                       B.M Lisle Adj. Genl 

                                                                  mm


Comm in Chief

to

Genl Atchinson

Sept 26