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

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  • Historical Introduction
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<Aug 29.> reproofs were given in the morning; that the circum stances were related to him afterwards which disaffected his  mind and gave him some disagreeable feelings; that at  noon, he heard Joseph give a further explan ation, which perfictly satisfied his mind. He further  said that during the forenoon he learned that there  were many of the brethren dissatisfied with president  Smith’s remarks, concerning the dog in the morning,  but that after the explanation at noon was so generally  given, he thought that every one in the camp might  <> have known it. concurred in the  statement of ; though he was not present  in the morning when the reproofs were given, concerning  the dog, that he was with president Smith twenty seven  miles from this place, to , and a part of the way  home; that he did not see any thing derogatory in Pres edint Smith’s character derogatory to a man professing  religion; that he was present during a certain transaction,  which occurred during their journey home, respecting cer tain articles of bedding. That he had heard since his re turn, that President Smith, and had fought;  that he was present during the whole transaction, and  there was no fighting. He further said in relation to a  certain report, which had come to his knowledge, since  his return from , that president Smith had  taken a bed-quilt, which was not his property; that  while at , Ohio, on their way to ,  one of the brethren gave him (Joseph) two bed-quilts,  which he, () had charge of, as he was the individual  who drove the team for President Smith, and had charge  of the baggage; that before leaving , Missouri,  he, () took them to be washed, and after starting  for home, he put them on board of the waggon, the bag gage of which he had the charge during their journey  home; that he brought the same back with him, has seen  them since, and knows that the one which was said  to be the property of another individual is the one  which was given President Smith at .
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Aug 29. reproofs were given in the morning; that the circumstances were related to him afterwards which disaffected his mind and gave him some disagreeable feelings; that at noon, he heard Joseph give a further explanation, which perfictly satisfied his mind. He further said that during the forenoon he learned that there were many of the brethren dissatisfied with president Smith’s remarks, concerning the dog in the morning, but that after the explanation at noon was so generally given, he thought that every one in the camp might have known it. concurred in the statement of ; though he was not present in the morning when the reproofs were given, concerning the dog, that he was with president Smith twenty seven miles from this place, to , and a part of the way home; that he did not see any thing in Presedint Smith’s character derogatory to a man professing religion; that he was present during a certain transaction, which occurred during their journey home, respecting certain articles of bedding. That he had heard since his return, that President Smith, and had fought; that he was present during the whole transaction, and there was no fighting. He further said in relation to a certain report, which had come to his knowledge, since his return from , that president Smith had taken a bed-quilt, which was not his property; that while at , Ohio, on their way to , one of the brethren gave him (Joseph) two bed-quilts, which he, () had charge of, as he was the individual who drove the team for President Smith, and had charge of the baggage; that before leaving , Missouri, he, () took them to be washed, and after starting for home, he put them on board of the waggon, the baggage of which he had the charge during their journey home; that he brought the same back with him, has seen them since, and knows that the one which was said to be the property of another individual is the one which was given President Smith at .
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