155 years ago today - Jul 16, 1865

Presidet Young spoke one hour & 12 Minuts. He advised the people to get up 100 well disiplined Mounted men & to be in readiness at a moments warning to defend you against all Indians, & do your duty & say nothing to any man ... Use up [IE kill] thes wicked Indians who are killing the inhabitants & if these indians who profess to be friendly will not help bring them to justice, do not let them stay with you but treat them as Enemies, & if [a] white man will not help [-] make him...

[Wilford Woodruff's Journal: 1833-1898 Typescript, Volumes 1-9, Edited by Scott G. Kenney, Signature Books 1993, http://amzn.to/newmormonstudies]

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