175 years ago today - Jan 20, 1846

[Hosea Stout]

... Franklin R. Tower who had been sent as a Spy to Warsawit Stated in Substance that They were forming Secret Societys to make arraingements to make a Simultanius attact on Nauvoo and the Temple both by land and water and at the Same time to have the officers to attempt the arrest of Some of the 12 & others. That they had Spies here who gave them news daily and that he had reason to believe that one of the guard was a Spy. That my life was to be taken by them if it could be & also the Twelve.that he was a member of their lodges and yet unsuspected. ...

[Diaries of Hosea Stout]

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