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

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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<February 16> Extermination, which she had committed without provocation, at a time when not one Saint was left in , to tell the truth about them?
The Ship “Echo,” sailed from , for with 109 Saints, led by Daniel Browett
20 February 1841 • Saturday
<20> Saturday 20. Elder went to <Howarden—> <& preached twice on Sunday>.
The Court Martial of the Nauvoo Legion, by a unanimous vote, adopted the following resolutions, to wit:
“That no person whatever, residing with the limits of the City of , between the ages of 18 and 45 years, excepting such as are exempted by the laws of the , shall be exempt from military duty, unless exempted by a special act of this Court; and the fines for neglecting or refusing to appear on days of general parade were fixed at the following rates: for Generals, 25 dollars; Colonels, 20 dollars; Captains, 15 dollars; Lieutenants, 10 dollars; and musicians and privates 5 dollars; and for company parade at the following rates, for commissioned officers, 5 dollars; non commissioned officers, 3 dollars; musicians and privates 2 dollars; The 1st. and 6th. of April, and the 3rd. July were fixed upon as days for general parade for this year.”
also ordered that Edward P. Duzette enlist and organize a band of music, not exceeding twenty men. It was also reported that had been elected Captain in the place of , and Lieutenant in the place of , who had been promoted.
<Elders William Kay and Thomas Richardson introduced the Gospel in the City of Hereford.>
<The Governor Fenner U.S. Packet Ship, lost off Holyhead and 132 lives lost.>
22 February 1841 • Monday
<22> Monday 22 I laid before the City Council, the following:
“Resolved by the City Council of the City of , That the freedom of the be, and the same hereby is, conferred on the present , Lieutenant Governor, Council of Revision, and members of both Houses of the General Assembly; of the State of , as an evidence [HC 4:300] of our gratitude for their great liberality and kindness to this community, during the present winter.”
which was adopted unanimously. I also presented <the following > bill for “An ordinance in relation to the University”
“Sec 1 Be it ordained by the City Council of the City of , That all matters and powers whatever in relation to common schools, and all other institutions of learning, within the City of , be, and the same hereby are transferred from the City Council of the City of , to the Chancellor and Regents of the University of the City of . — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — Passed Feb. 22. 1841— Mayor. Recorder.”
23 February 1841 • Tuesday
<23> Tuesday 23. Elder [Thomas] Kington writes from Bristol. England. “we have baptized 8 in this place.”
“An Act to Incorporate the Association— Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the people of the State of represented in the General Assembly, That , , and and their associates are hereby declared a body corporate under the name and style of the “Nauvoo House Association” and they are hereby authorized to erect and furnish a public house of entertainment to be called the “.” Sec. 2. The above named , , , and are hereby declared to be the Trustees of said association, with full power and authority to hold in joint tenancy by themselves [p. 1165]
February 16 Extermination, which she had committed without provocation, at a time when not one Saint was left in , to tell the truth about them?
The Ship “Echo,” sailed from , for with 109 Saints, led by Daniel Browett
20 February 1841 • Saturday
20 Saturday 20. Elder went to Howarden— & preached twice on Sunday.
The Court Martial of the Nauvoo Legion, by a unanimous vote, adopted the following resolutions, to wit:
“That no person whatever, residing with the limits of the City of , between the ages of 18 and 45 years, excepting such as are exempted by the laws of the , shall be exempt from military duty, unless exempted by a special act of this Court; and the fines for neglecting or refusing to appear on days of general parade were fixed at the following rates: for Generals, 25 dollars; Colonels, 20 dollars; Captains, 15 dollars; Lieutenants, 10 dollars; and musicians and privates 5 dollars; and for company parade at the following rates, for commissioned officers, 5 dollars; non commissioned officers, 3 dollars; musicians and privates 2 dollars; The 1st. and 6th. of April, and the 3rd. July were fixed upon as days for general parade for this year.”
also ordered that Edward P. Duzette enlist and organize a band of music, not exceeding twenty men. It was also reported that had been elected Captain in the place of , and Lieutenant in the place of , who had been promoted.
Elders William Kay and Thomas Richardson introduced the Gospel in the City of Hereford.
The Governor Fenner U.S. Packet Ship, lost off Holyhead and 132 lives lost.
22 February 1841 • Monday
22 Monday 22 I laid before the City Council, the following:
“Resolved by the City Council of the City of , That the freedom of the be, and the same hereby is, conferred on the present , Lieutenant Governor, Council of Revision, and members of both Houses of the General Assembly; of the State of , as an evidence [HC 4:300] of our gratitude for their great liberality and kindness to this community, during the present winter.”
which was adopted unanimously. I also presented the following bill for “An ordinance in relation to the University”
“Sec 1 Be it ordained by the City Council of the City of , That all matters and powers whatever in relation to common schools, and all other institutions of learning, within the City of , be, and the same hereby are transferred from the City Council of the City of , to the Chancellor and Regents of the University of the City of . — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — Passed Feb. 22. 1841— Mayor. Recorder.”
23 February 1841 • Tuesday
23 Tuesday 23. Elder [Thomas] Kington writes from Bristol. England. “we have baptized 8 in this place.”
“An Act to Incorporate the Association— Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the people of the State of represented in the General Assembly, That , , and and their associates are hereby declared a body corporate under the name and style of the “Nauvoo House Association” and they are hereby authorized to erect and furnish a public house of entertainment to be called the “.” Sec. 2. The above named , , , and are hereby declared to be the Trustees of said association, with full power and authority to hold in joint tenancy by themselves [p. 1165]
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