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

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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<February 4> of the State of , within the City of , assembled at the office of Joseph  Smith on Thursday at ten o’clock A.M. the 4th. day of February 1841— Present   Quarter Master General of the State of , Lieutenant Colonel  ; Captains , , ,  , , . First Lieutenants,  , John T. Barnett, , Benjamin S. Willber [Wilber],  Amos Davis. Second Lieutenants , Nelson Higgins, , , Stephen Winchester, Thomas Rich; Third Lieutenants  John C. Annis, and . The Court was called to order by  General — — — — — On motion, Joseph Smith and ,  were requested to sit in the Court. The Court Martial then proceeded to  the — — — — — — election of the General Officers of the Legion, whereupon Joseph Smith  was duly elected Lieutenant General; Major General — — — — — —  — — — — — — — Colonel was elected Brigadier General of the First  Cohort, and Lieutenant Colonel , Brigadier General of the Second  Cohort, — — — — — — — — by — — unanimous vote of the Court Martial— Lieutenant  General Joseph Smith after being duly sworn into Office — — — — — appointed the  following named persons for his staff, to wit, Captain to be drill  Officer, Captains , and , Aids-de-camp, and  James Allred, , C. M. Kreymeyer, , ,  , , , , , , and — Guards <and Assistant Aids-de-Camp>— The Legion at  its organization was composed of six Companies.”
<The Bank stopped payment for the third time.>
5 February 1841 • Friday
<5> Friday 5. Elder is <laboring in> Glasgow, Scotland, the Church  in that place numbers 55, and the Spirit of enquiry increases.
6 February 1841 • Saturday
<6> Saturday 6. Minutes of a Council at Brother Richard Harrison’s 72 Burlington  Street, , for organizing a company of Saints going to , on  Ship “Sheffield,” Captain Porter
“Elders , , and other Officers  present. Elder was chosen President, and Thomas Walmsley, Miles  Romney, Edward Martin, , Francis Clark, and John Riley Counsellors  to . Edward Martin Clerk and Historian. Peter Maughn and   were ordained Elders. and his Counsel were blessed  and set apart for their mission by the High Council.”
7 February 1841 • Sunday
<7> Sunday 7. Ship Sheffield sailed from with 235 Saints.
8 February 1841 • Monday
<8> Monday 8. writes from Lugwardine, To the Editor of the Star.
“Since Stanley Hill Conference, I have attended about 30 Council Meetings of Church Officers  in 11 different places in Herefordshire, Gloucestershire, and — — — — Worcestershire:  making a circuit of near<ly> one hundred miles — — — — — — union and harmony  — — — — — prevail among them; and a disposition to add to their faith — — — — — —  — — — — — — — — — — &c. New places are frequently opened for preaching which  are generally supplied. Many are baptized every week, although the ice has  to yield its natural claims and step aside. — — — — — The gift of healing  is — — — — manifested to quite an extent in this region. The gift of tongues — — — — — —  is received in most of the branches where I am acquainted. [p. 1162]
February 4 of the State of , within the City of , assembled at the office of Joseph Smith on Thursday at ten o’clock A.M. the 4th. day of February 1841— Present Quarter Master General of the State of , Lieutenant Colonel ; Captains , , , , , . First Lieutenants, , John T. Barnett, , Benjamin S. Willber [Wilber], Amos Davis. Second Lieutenants , Nelson Higgins, , , Stephen Winchester, Thomas Rich; Third Lieutenants John C. Annis, and . The Court was called to order by General — — — — — On motion, Joseph Smith and , were requested to sit in the Court. The Court Martial then proceeded to the — — — — — — election of the General Officers of the Legion, whereupon Joseph Smith was duly elected Lieutenant General; Major General — — — — — — — — — — — — — Colonel was elected Brigadier General of the First Cohort, and Lieutenant Colonel , Brigadier General of the Second Cohort, — — — — — — — — by — — unanimous vote of the Court Martial— Lieutenant General Joseph Smith after being duly sworn into Office — — — — — appointed the following named persons for his staff, to wit, Captain to be drill Officer, Captains , and , Aids-de-camp, and James Allred, , C. M. Kreymeyer, , , , , , , , , and — Guards and Assistant Aids-de-Camp— The Legion at its organization was composed of six Companies.”
The Bank stopped payment for the third time.
5 February 1841 • Friday
5 Friday 5. Elder is laboring in Glasgow, Scotland, the Church in that place numbers 55, and the Spirit of enquiry increases.
6 February 1841 • Saturday
6 Saturday 6. Minutes of a Council at Brother Richard Harrison’s 72 Burlington Street, , for organizing a company of Saints going to , on Ship “Sheffield,” Captain Porter
“Elders , , and other Officers present. Elder was chosen President, and Thomas Walmsley, Miles Romney, Edward Martin, , Francis Clark, and John Riley Counsellors to . Edward Martin Clerk and Historian. Peter Maughn and were ordained Elders. and his Counsel were blessed and set apart for their mission by the High Council.”
7 February 1841 • Sunday
7 Sunday 7. Ship Sheffield sailed from with 235 Saints.
8 February 1841 • Monday
8 Monday 8. writes from Lugwardine, To the Editor of the Star.
“Since Stanley Hill Conference, I have attended about 30 Council Meetings of Church Officers in 11 different places in Herefordshire, Gloucestershire, and — — — — Worcestershire: making a circuit of nearly one hundred miles — — — — — — union and harmony — — — — — prevail among them; and a disposition to add to their faith — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — &c. New places are frequently opened for preaching which are generally supplied. Many are baptized every week, although the ice has to yield its natural claims and step aside. — — — — — The gift of healing is — — — — manifested to quite an extent in this region. The gift of tongues — — — — — — is received in most of the branches where I am acquainted. [p. 1162]
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