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“[F]rom all I can learn from the leading men among the Mormons and from various other sources that a grand conspiracy is about to be entered into between the Mormons and Indians to destroy all white settlements on the frontier.”

Henry King/Indian agent, 1842 report to Iowa’s governor; see Abanes, One Nation Under Gods (New York City, NY: Basic Books, 20 March 2002), 525, fn 22.