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Hinkle’s Guilt? (1838)

Tuesday, May 15th, 2007
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Was George Hinkle, who surrendered the Mormon leaders to General Lucas at Far West, as guilty of treasonable conduct as he has been portrayed? In 1844, he wrote a letter to W.W Phelps explaining his conduct in 1838. He said that the Prophet told him to obtain a treaty “on any terms short of a [...]