Mormon History, Oct 23, 1845

[Hosea Stout Diary] Thursday Octr the 23rd 1845. Hunter came and we went to Lathrops there to see about raising a new guard by making a levy of 3 men out of each company which is organized for emigration and returned home again at noon took dinner and then went down on the flat and met the police and then came home and then went Down to Langleys and he not being home so I waited for him a short time when S. Perry came on the want of me to go to a council at Elder John Taylors so I went and there learned that we were going to call out the troops to guard the country round and protect it from the depredations of the men whom the governr had sent here to maintain the "Supremacy of the Law"So I went and made arraingements to call out the troops and then went to Langleys and Staid all night.

[source: Diaries of Hosea Stout]

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