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

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
Page 1164
image
<February 14> represented by consisting of 46 members, 1 Elder, 2 Priests — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — excellent prospects of a continued increase, James Albon was ordained Elder, and Thomas Barnes Priest, <Robert> Williams was ordained an Elder to preside over the branch at Bedford, and William Smith, and John Sheffield Priests. Richard Bates was ordained Priest in the branch at Woolwich and A. Painter, Teacher, under the hands of Elders , , and Snow— It was then moved by , seconded by , that Elder Snow be appointed President of this Conference, also to take the Superintendency of the Church in . Much valuable instruction was given by Elders and , in relation to the duties of the official members. It was then moved by , and seconded by Elder Snow, that this Conference be adjourned to Sunday 16 May 1841 The Conference was then closed at half past five — — — — — — — — — — by singing and prayer— Dr. W Copeland— Clerk—”
15 February 1841 • Monday
<15> Monday 15 As Chairman of the Committee, I reported a bill to the City [HC 4:298] Council, which after a long discussion passed into
“An Ordinance in relation to Temperance” Sec. 1. Be it ordained by the City Council of the City of , That all persons and establishments whatever, in this , are prohibited from vending Whiskey in a less quantity than a gallon, or other Spirituous Liquors in a less quantity than a quart, to any person whatever, excepting on the recommendation of a Physician duly accredited, in writing, by the “Chancellor and Regents of the University of the City of Nauvoo,” and any person guilty of any act contrary to the Prohibition contained in this ordinance, shall, on conviction thereof before the Mayor, or Municipal Court, be fined in any sum not exceeding twenty five dollars, at the discretion of said Mayor, or Court; and any person or persons who shall attempt to evade this ordinance by giving away liquor, or by any other means, shall be considered alike amenable, and fined as aforesaid.
[1 line blank]
Passed Feb. 15. 1841 , Mayor; , Recorder.
In the — — — — — — — discussion I spoke at great length <on the use> of Liquors, and shewed that it was unnecessary, and operates as a poison in the Stomach, and that Roots and herbs can be found to effect all necessary purposes—
16 February 1841 • Tuesday
<16> Tuesday 16—
“Resolved by the Senate <-[of the State of ]-> the House of Representatives concurring: That two thousand copies of the evidence taken, before the examining Court in relation to Mormon difficulties, and such of the letters, orders and correspondence on that subject on file in the office of the Secretary of State, as may be selected by a joint committee of the two houses, shall be published in pamphlet form, under the direction of the Secretary of State; that one copy, in lieu of the Manuscript copies, heretofore ordered, be sent to our delegation in Congress, to be laid before the houses to which they respectively belong, one to each Member of Congress, and the residue be distributed among the members of the General Assembly. Approved Feb. 16. 1841.” [HC 4:299]
Is this ’s last struggle to retrieve her lost character? to publish to the world a one sided statement of her robberies, murders, and [p. 1164]
February 14 represented by consisting of 46 members, 1 Elder, 2 Priests — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — excellent prospects of a continued increase, James Albon was ordained Elder, and Thomas Barnes Priest, Robert Williams was ordained an Elder to preside over the branch at Bedford, and William Smith, and John Sheffield Priests. Richard Bates was ordained Priest in the branch at Woolwich and A. Painter, Teacher, under the hands of Elders , , and Snow— It was then moved by , seconded by , that Elder Snow be appointed President of this Conference, also to take the Superintendency of the Church in . Much valuable instruction was given by Elders and , in relation to the duties of the official members. It was then moved by , and seconded by Elder Snow, that this Conference be adjourned to Sunday 16 May 1841 The Conference was then closed at half past five — — — — — — — — — — by singing and prayer— Dr. W Copeland— Clerk—”
15 February 1841 • Monday
15 Monday 15 As Chairman of the Committee, I reported a bill to the City [HC 4:298] Council, which after a long discussion passed into
“An Ordinance in relation to Temperance” Sec. 1. Be it ordained by the City Council of the City of , That all persons and establishments whatever, in this , are prohibited from vending Whiskey in a less quantity than a gallon, or other Spirituous Liquors in a less quantity than a quart, to any person whatever, excepting on the recommendation of a Physician duly accredited, in writing, by the “Chancellor and Regents of the University of the City of Nauvoo,” and any person guilty of any act contrary to the Prohibition contained in this ordinance, shall, on conviction thereof before the Mayor, or Municipal Court, be fined in any sum not exceeding twenty five dollars, at the discretion of said Mayor, or Court; and any person or persons who shall attempt to evade this ordinance by giving away liquor, or by any other means, shall be considered alike amenable, and fined as aforesaid.
[1 line blank]
Passed Feb. 15. 1841 , Mayor; , Recorder.
In the — — — — — — — discussion I spoke at great length on the use of Liquors, and shewed that it was unnecessary, and operates as a poison in the Stomach, and that Roots and herbs can be found to effect all necessary purposes—
16 February 1841 • Tuesday
16 Tuesday 16—
“Resolved by the Senate -[of the State of ]- the House of Representatives concurring: That two thousand copies of the evidence taken, before the examining Court in relation to Mormon difficulties, and such of the letters, orders and correspondence on that subject on file in the office of the Secretary of State, as may be selected by a joint committee of the two houses, shall be published in pamphlet form, under the direction of the Secretary of State; that one copy, in lieu of the Manuscript copies, heretofore ordered, be sent to our delegation in Congress, to be laid before the houses to which they respectively belong, one to each Member of Congress, and the residue be distributed among the members of the General Assembly. Approved Feb. 16. 1841.” [HC 4:299]
Is this ’s last struggle to retrieve her lost character? to publish to the world a one sided statement of her robberies, murders, and [p. 1164]
Page 1164