History, 1838–1856, volume C-1 [2 November 1838–31 July 1842]

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<October 19> , Clerk, and were chosen Councillors  to President , and approved by the Council. Council organized  according to number
20 October 1839 • Sunday
<20  High Council  organized at > Sunday 20 The members of the High Council elected at the October  Conference, met and organized at W[illiam] D. Huntington’s when  was restored to fellowship and voted that this High Council disfellowship  any and all persons that shall hereafter carry over or ferry across the  any people or freight to the injury of said Ferry from to .  Voted that the horse boat be repaired from the monies received on Sale of  Lots in , and that D[aniel] C. Davis be master of said Ferry Boat for  the ensuing year. Voted that Joseph Smith Junr. and his family  be exempt from receiving in future such a crowded throng of visitors  as have formerly thronged his house, and that the same be published in  the times and Seasons. Voted that this Council disfellowship any  and all persons who shall knowingly suffer and allow any animal  (subject to their control) to destroy the crops fruit or plants of the Earth  belonging to any other person or persons and to their injury, and that  this resolution be published in the Times and Seasons— adjourned  until tomorrow evening— Clerk—
21 October 1839 • Monday
<21> Monday 21 High Council met pursuant to adjournment, and voted  that President Joseph Smith Junr. go as a delegate to ; and that  if he went, he should have a recommend from the Council. Voted that   be Clerk for the Land Contracts when needed by  President Smith: That Joseph Smith Junr. be Treasurer of said Church,  and Sub Treasurer. Voted that  prize, exhibit, contract, and sell town lots in , when needed, and  present his doings to President Joseph Smith and for their  approval, and that five hundred dollars be the Standard price of lots  (I.E.) none less than two hundred dollars, nor more than eight hundred  dollars. Voted that the High Council meet every Sunday evening at  ’s; that D[aniel] C. Davis have thirty dollars per month for his  services as Ferryman, and that these proceedings be published in the Times  and Seasons—
22 October 1839 • Tuesday
<22> Tuesday 22. Brother James Modisette took Elders and in  his father’s carriage <and carried them> twenty miles <to the house of > from thence they were <carried by Elder > to Pleasant Garden, and put  up with Brother . Elder was preaching in that  region with good success, he had baptized five—
26 October 1839 • Saturday
<26> Saturday 26 took Elders and ten miles  on their way to s. [8 words illegible]
[10 words illegible] the  last of the brethren in bonds, had his trial and was set free some time previous  <to this day.>
27 October 1839 • Sunday
<27> Sunday 27 took Elders and on their way <15 miles> some part  of it in the rain. they were yet very feeble. and put up at a Tavern in Bel[le]ville  and when the Stage Coach came along, took passage, and rode night and day to [p. 971]
October 19 , Clerk, and were chosen Councillors to President , and approved by the Council. Council organized according to number
20 October 1839 • Sunday
20 High Council organized at Sunday 20 The members of the High Council elected at the October Conference, met and organized at William D. Huntington’s when was restored to fellowship and voted that this High Council disfellowship any and all persons that shall hereafter carry over or ferry across the any people or freight to the injury of said Ferry from to . Voted that the horse boat be repaired from the monies received on Sale of Lots in , and that Daniel C. Davis be master of said Ferry Boat for the ensuing year. Voted that Joseph Smith Junr. and his family be exempt from receiving in future such a crowded throng of visitors as have formerly thronged his house, and that the same be published in the times and Seasons. Voted that this Council disfellowship any and all persons who shall knowingly suffer and allow any animal (subject to their control) to destroy the crops fruit or plants of the Earth belonging to any other person or persons and to their injury, and that this resolution be published in the Times and Seasons— adjourned until tomorrow evening— Clerk—
21 October 1839 • Monday
21 Monday 21 High Council met pursuant to adjournment, and voted that President Joseph Smith Junr. go as a delegate to ; and that if he went, he should have a recommend from the Council. Voted that be Clerk for the Land Contracts when needed by President Smith: That Joseph Smith Junr. be Treasurer of said Church, and Sub Treasurer. Voted that prize, exhibit, contract, and sell town lots in , when needed, and present his doings to President Joseph Smith and for their approval, and that five hundred dollars be the Standard price of lots (I.E.) none less than two hundred dollars, nor more than eight hundred dollars. Voted that the High Council meet every Sunday evening at ’s; that Daniel C. Davis have thirty dollars per month for his services as Ferryman, and that these proceedings be published in the Times and Seasons—
22 October 1839 • Tuesday
22 Tuesday 22. Brother James Modisette took Elders and in his father’s carriage and carried them twenty miles to the house of from thence they were carried by Elder to Pleasant Garden, and put up with Brother . Elder was preaching in that region with good success, he had baptized five—
26 October 1839 • Saturday
26 Saturday 26 took Elders and ten miles on their way to s.
the last of the brethren in bonds, had his trial and was set free some time previous to this day.
27 October 1839 • Sunday
27 Sunday 27 took Elders and on their way 15 miles some part of it in the rain. they were yet very feeble. and put up at a Tavern in Belleville and when the Stage Coach came along, took passage, and rode night and day to [p. 971]
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