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

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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<January 9> preached at Richmond this evening, his health very poor yet,  and almost blind— also was very feeble— <addenda page 15>

12 January 1840 • Sunday

<12> Sunday 12. Elders and held a meeting at Wm. Piersons, Richmond <addenda page 15>

13 January 1840 • Monday

<13> Monday 13. Elders , and arrived  at Preston, England—

14 January 1840 • Tuesday

<14> Tuesday 14. About this time, and arrived at

17 January 1840 • Friday

<17> Friday 17. A special Council was held at the house of  in Preston, , President, Scribe, present , , , and — Council  decided that Elders and should go to the Staffordshire Potteries,  Elders and to ; to Manchester, with ; and go where the Spirit directs— that the Elders of  the Council communicate with the Presidency at Preston once a Month:  and write to Brothers [Alexander] Wright and [Samuel] Mulliner in Scotland  and hold no general Conference until more of the Twelve arrive.
Elders and went to Canaan, with Edwin  D. Pierson. < shaking very severely with the ague in the evening. >

18 January 1840 • Saturday

<18> Saturday 18 Elders and started for the Potteries.

19 January 1840 • Sunday

<19> Sunday 19. The High Council at voted to donate a City Lot  to Brother James Hendrix [Hendricks], who was shot in , also voted to.  build him a house— also donated a house and lot to Father
preached at Sheffield Mills, where he staid till the  Twenty sixth—

22 January 1840 • Wednesday

<22> Wednesday 22. Elders and went to and  commenced their Mission.

25 January 1840 • Saturday

<25> Saturday 25. About this time I visited the Saints at Brandywine  where I spent some days, and returned to

27 January 1840 • Monday

<27> Monday 27. Brothers <Gibson> Smith and , conveyed Elders  and to New Haven where they tarried till the 31st.
About the last of this month I left , for  in Company with Brothers , , and , Travelling  by Railroad, having sold my Carriage, and having left  Sick in .

31 January–1 February 1840 • Friday

<31> Friday 31. Elders and took Steam Boat from Newhaven  for ; when within 18 miles of the they took the Stage, and  arrived at their destination about ten o’clock at night— When they alighted  from the Carriage they had not funds to pay their fare, and  asked Captain Stone to pay their bill, fifty cents, which he very readily  did,— and they found Elder s house in about five minutes—  where they staid Saturday February 1st.

2 February 1840 • Sunday

<February 2> Sunday 2. Elders and preached in the Columbia  Hall— preached every evening during the week till Saturday; three  times in the Columbia Hall, by which he injured himself so much, that he  was not able to dress himself for four or five days— <on Monday went to > [p. 1013]
January 9 preached at Richmond this evening, his health very poor yet, and almost blind— also was very feeble— addenda page 15

12 January 1840 • Sunday

12 Sunday 12. Elders and held a meeting at Wm. Piersons, Richmond addenda page 15

13 January 1840 • Monday

13 Monday 13. Elders , and arrived at Preston, England—

14 January 1840 • Tuesday

14 Tuesday 14. About this time, and arrived at

17 January 1840 • Friday

17 Friday 17. A special Council was held at the house of in Preston, , President, Scribe, present , , , and — Council decided that Elders and should go to the Staffordshire Potteries, Elders and to ; to Manchester, with ; and go where the Spirit directs— that the Elders of the Council communicate with the Presidency at Preston once a Month: and write to Brothers Alexander Wright and [Samuel] Mulliner in Scotland and hold no general Conference until more of the Twelve arrive.
Elders and went to Canaan, with Edwin D. Pierson. shaking very severely with the ague in the evening.

18 January 1840 • Saturday

18 Saturday 18 Elders and started for the Potteries.

19 January 1840 • Sunday

19 Sunday 19. The High Council at voted to donate a City Lot to Brother James Hendrix [Hendricks], who was shot in , also voted to. build him a house— also donated a house and lot to Father
preached at Sheffield Mills, where he staid till the Twenty sixth—

22 January 1840 • Wednesday

22 Wednesday 22. Elders and went to and commenced their Mission.

25 January 1840 • Saturday

25 Saturday 25. About this time I visited the Saints at Brandywine where I spent some days, and returned to

27 January 1840 • Monday

27 Monday 27. Brothers Gibson Smith and , conveyed Elders and to New Haven where they tarried till the 31st.
About the last of this month I left , for in Company with Brothers , , and , Travelling by Railroad, having sold my Carriage, and having left Sick in .

31 January–1 February 1840 • Friday

31 Friday 31. Elders and took Steam Boat from Newhaven for ; when within 18 miles of the they took the Stage, and arrived at their destination about ten o’clock at night— When they alighted from the Carriage they had not funds to pay their fare, and asked Captain Stone to pay their bill, fifty cents, which he very readily did,— and they found Elder s house in about five minutes— where they staid Saturday February 1st.

2 February 1840 • Sunday

February 2 Sunday 2. Elders and preached in the Columbia Hall— preached every evening during the week till Saturday; three times in the Columbia Hall, by which he injured himself so much, that he was not able to dress himself for four or five days— on Monday went to [p. 1013]
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