History, 1838–1856, volume A-1 [23 December 1805–30 August 1834]

  • Source Note
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title to the cow,) was caught by that unhung land pirate and inhuman Monster, , and whipped in a most cruel <&> savage manner, while surrounded by some half dozen of the old mobbers. This was an unpardonable act, All that know Mr Willis, can bear testimony, that he is a young man, honest, peaceable, and unoffending, working righteousness, and molesting no one. May God reward according to his works,
1 April 1834 • Tuesday
April 1st. 1834, This day at Brother Riders, in , The court has not brought forward trial yet, and we were engaged in issueing subpoenas for witnesses. My soul delighteth in the law of the Lord, for he forgiveth my sins, and will confound mine enemies, The Lord shall destroy him, who has lifted heel against me even that wicked man, ; he will deliver him to the fowls of heaven, and his bones shall be cast to the blast of the wind, for he lifted his arm against the Almighty, therefore the Lord shall destroy him. [HC 2:46]
2–4 April 1834 • Wednesday–Friday
Wednesday the 2d. and Thursday the 3d. attended the Court; was on trial for threatening my life. Friday morning I returned home. On Saturday the 5th went to as a witness for , and returned, in the evening. Mr Russel, the States Attorney for called on me. He is a gentlemanly appearing man, and treated me with respect, And in the evening attended of which the following are the Minutes.
April 4th. 1834”
“This evening a council of assembled at the house of Joseph Smith’s Junr.—, to re-consider the case of Brother , Prest Joseph Smith Jun presiding. said that he had often promised to take up his cross and magnify his calling, but had failed, and had ought to have written to the President ere this time, and given him the information that his pecuniary affairs called his attention at home, which prevented his fulfilling the promise he made to brother President Joseph, in [p. 449]
title to the cow,) was caught by that unhung land pirate and inhuman Monster, , and whipped in a most cruel & savage manner, while surrounded by some half dozen of the old mobbers. This was an unpardonable act, All that know Mr Willis, can bear testimony, that he is a young man, honest, peaceable, and unoffending, working righteousness, and molesting no one. May God reward according to his works,
1 April 1834 • Tuesday
April 1st. 1834, This day at Brother Riders, in , The court has not brought forward trial yet, and we were engaged in issueing subpoenas for witnesses. My soul delighteth in the law of the Lord, for he forgiveth my sins, and will confound mine enemies, The Lord shall destroy him, who has lifted heel against me even that wicked man, ; he will deliver him to the fowls of heaven, and his bones shall be cast to the blast of the wind, for he lifted his arm against the Almighty, therefore the Lord shall destroy him. [HC 2:46]
2–4 April 1834 • Wednesday–Friday
Wednesday the 2d. and Thursday the 3d. attended the Court; was on trial for threatening my life. Friday morning I returned home. , , And in the evening attended of which the following are the Minutes.
April 4th. 1834”
“This evening a council of assembled at the house of Joseph Smith Junr.—, to re-consider the case of Brother , Prest Joseph Smith Jun presiding. said that he had often promised to take up his cross and magnify his calling, but had failed, and had ought to have written to the President ere this time, and given him the information that his pecuniary affairs called his attention at home, which prevented his fulfilling the promise he made to President Joseph, in [p. 449]
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