THE MORMONS--FURTHER DIFFICULTIES
We learn from Hancock co., Illinois, that consi-derable apprehension exists of further difficulties with the Mormons. It appears that the sheriff of the county on Friday evening week, arrested at a ball an individual named Elliott, who had been taken up and tried at Nauvoo, a short time since, charged with being concerned in the murder of the Smiths, but had escaped from his custody, before committing him to prison. Elliott has made an application for a writ of habeas corpus, and it is supposed that he will be liberated.
Two individuals were arrested in Nauvoo a few days ago, one for perjury in the case of Elliott and the other upon a requisition of the Governor of Iowa, both of whom were rescued from the hands of the officers in Nauvoo. These two cases have combined to create some bad feeling, and many suppose it may lead to the enactment of the scenes of last summer.
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