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NAUVOO NEIGHBOR, EXTRA}
Pr ocliaftiaPtioii •
Head Quaiters, June 28". 18-: 4,
.' ,, 4o'clocl<. A. M.
To the cilizeri} of Carthage and Hancock counl}jt
In jiarsuance of an afdcr from Gov. Ford,
instructing me to the exercise of such discre-
tionary powers as I may deem necessary fisr
tli6 preservation of the public safety, and the
lives and property of* oii'r ciiizeng; 1 hereby in-
\4te all citizens to remain at their sKviral
hotnesin Hancock county and co-op6raie wiiii'
nio in establishing tranquilitj and safety
throughout the couiify. The 'most cfficien't
mea^s have been put in requisition for concen-
trating the military force of the n'cighbol'in^
bounties at Carthage, anAin I2 hours thero .
will be a suflicient forcc^Hta|e protection of
^vrry citizen i:^ the couii^^^H
i confidently believe m^^m no just apprc-
hensioii' of an tfttack u^J^^^Ey place by the
Mormon citizfias of our ci^Hy. And I h';rcby
strictly command all n^ens of Hancock
<inuntyt^ab'3tain from violence towards the
itlornMB^pulatioh, under penalty of the sc-
veres^^^Bipns of inilitavy law, and act in h6'
Cas6, o^^^Bhc defensive.
The coWR of the murdered men will h't
forthwith reiiiovcd to i>auv»o, under an es-
cort from ftead Quarters.
Given under my hand this 2'8ih June f844,-
4 o^cloik A. M.
M. R. DEMING, Brig. Gen.,
4l!i Brigade and 5th Division.
It is liojied and expected that the Governor
V, Jl be »'. Head Qaari'.ifi ill a f97/ hours. ,