Appendix 3: Willard Richards, Journal Excerpt, 23–27 June 1844

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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27 June 1844 • Thursday
Thursday 27 June 1844.— Jail 5— A.M.— and called on their way to ——
5.30 <arose— 7—>— Breakfast. J[S] .— & — Mr crane ate with us wanted to know if Joseph fainted 3 times on tuesday rev[ie]wing the Troops.— currently reported——
8.20 wrote — (on file)
9.40 mi[nutes]— called, said was about to disband the troops. all but a guard, that the will go to Nauvoo & make a speech to the people P.S. to S[e]nt Letter by .— ——
went home about 8 oclok.—
< went to some time this fore noon so reportd——>
10.30 sent request to the — by . for a pass for private se[c]retary— Dr. .—
11.30 11.20 returnd. with ’s pass.—
<could not get one for himself>
11—30 arrivd read a letter from .—
12—30— wrote for of . to come up on satu[r]day as my attorn[e]y——
— took the letter— and left. Mr Southwick called at the gate gave him— a letter to or to get a pass
< passed Jail— going to probably with s Letter.>
1.15 mi[nutes] Joseph. & din[e]d in their room—— & & below—
1.30 went after a pipe [p. [35]]
27 June 1844 • Thursday
Thursday 27 June 1844.— Jail 5— A.M.— and called on their way to ——
5.30 arose— 7—— Breakfast. JS .— & — Mr crane ate with us wanted to know if Joseph fainted 3 times on tuesday reviewing the Troops.— currently reported——
8.20 wrote — (on file)
9.40 minutes— called, said was about to disband the troops. all but a guard, that the will go to Nauvoo & make a speech to the people P.S. to Sent Letter by .— ——
went home about 8 oclok.—
went to some time this fore noon so reportd——
10.30 sent request to the — by . for a pass for private secretary— Dr. .—
11.20 returnd. with ’s pass.—
could not get one for himself
11—30 arrivd read a letter from .—
12—30— wrote for of . to come up on saturday as my attorney——
— took the letter— and left. Mr Southwick called at the gate gave him— a letter to or to get a pass
passed Jail— going to probably with s Letter.
1.15 minutes Joseph. & dined in their room—— & & below—
1.30 went after a pipe [p. [35]]
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