One of Jno. D. Lee's Wives to her Hus-band's Rescue.
SALT LAKE, Jan. 2.—A statement published here, purporting to be a description of the Mountain Meadow massacre by Rachael, wife No. 4 of John D. Lee, states that at the time of the massacre Lee was living at Fort Har-mony as Indian farmer under Brigham Young, who was then governor and superintendent of Indian affairs for this Territory, and claims that these emigrants poisoned a spring at Corn creek and that an Indian and some stock died therefrom; that the Indians then rallied and followed the train, and notwithstanding all the efforts of the Mormons the party was sur-rounded by Indians, and after several days' fighting Lee induced the emigrants to surren-der their arms to him in two wagons, with which he started for Cedar City, telling them to follow for protection; soon after which he heard firing and sounds of the mas-sacre. The statement comes through Lee's attorney.
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