Nauvoo Neighbor - June 19, 1844

Note: William Law is accused by Hyrum Smith of two things: murder and adultery, using of all people as witness - J. H. Jackson, a known scoundrel who was out for Hyrum's daughter. [transcript follows scan]

Nauvoo Neighbor 6-19-1844, page 2
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Nauvoo Neighbor - June 19, 1844, page 2.

"Councilor H. Smith, referred to J. H. Jackson''s coming to this city, & c. Mayor said, Wm. Law had offered Jackson, $500.00 to kill him."

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"That when sick, Wm. Law confessed to him that he had been ''guilty of adultery,'' and ''was not fit to live,'' and had ''sinned against his own soul,'' &c.1

Footnotes

1. Nauvoo Neighbor - June 19, 1844, page 2.back