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

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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<April 2> A.M. closed by prayer— — Clerk.”
3 April 1841 • Saturday
<3> Saturday
April 3. 1841. This day the Quorum of the 12, met pursuant to adjournment— The called upon to open by prayer, — — — — — — — — — — — — The Quorum then signed a letter of commendation to the Churches in England for . The business of publishing the Star and Hymn Book was then taken into consideration— Bro. moved that those who have had the care and superintendance of publishing the Star & Hymn Book, [HC 4:325] should dispose of them according to their own wishes, and dispose of the proceeds in the same way, Seconded by Elder , and carried by a unanimous vote. Moved by and seconded by , that Elder conduct the publication of the Millenial Star, as Editor — — — — — — — — — of the same, after the close of the present volume— Resolved that Elder reprint the Hymn Book, if he deem it expedient— the Hymn Book is not to be altered, except the typographical errors— The above resolve was moved by Elder , and seconded by Elder — carried unanimously, conference adjourned . Clerk.”
4 April 1841 • Sunday
<4> Sunday 4. The President of the — — — — — — William H<enry> Harrison died <at > of the pleurisy. Nine of the Twelve at , attended meeting at the Carpenter’s Hall, and individually bore testimony of the fulness of the Everlasting Gospel.
5 April 1841 • Monday
<5> Monday,
April 5. 1841, Met pursuant to adjournment Elder opened the Council by prayer— It was resolved that the 17th. day of April be the day appointed for the twelve who are going to , to set sail from — — — — — — — Moved by & seconded by that the Twelve do business at the Conference as a quorum, and call upon the Church or Conference to sanction it— Adjourned till the 6th. instant to meet in general Conference at Carpenter’s Hall at 10 o’clock A.M. Clerk.”
6 April 1841 • Tuesday
<6> Tuesday 6 April 1841 It being the first day of the Twelfth year of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. At an early hour the several companies comprising “the Nauvoo Legion,” with two volunteer companies from , making sixteen companies in all, assembled at their several places of rendezvouz and were conducted in <due> order to the ground assigned for general review. The appearance, order, and movements of the Legion, were chaste, grand and imposing; and reflect<ed> great credit upon the taste, skill, and tact of the men comprising said Legion, — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — We doubt whether the like can be presented in [HC 4:326] any city in the western Country. at half past 7 o’clock A.M. the fire of artillery announced the arrival of Brigadier Generals , and , at the front of their respective Cohorts; and at 8 o’clock was conducted to his post under the discharge of cannon, and took command of the Legion. At half past 9 o’clock A.M. Lieutenant General Smith with his guard, staff and field officers, arrived at the ground, and were presented with a beautiful silk national flag, by the ladies of , which was respectfully received, and hailed by the firing of Cannon [p. 1183]
April 2 A.M. closed by prayer— — Clerk.”
3 April 1841 • Saturday
3 Saturday
April 3. 1841. This day the Quorum of the 12, met pursuant to adjournment— The called upon to open by prayer, — — — — — — — — — — — — The Quorum then signed a letter of commendation to the Churches in England for . The business of publishing the Star and Hymn Book was then taken into consideration— Bro. moved that those who have had the care and superintendance of publishing the Star & Hymn Book, [HC 4:325] should dispose of them according to their own wishes, and dispose of the proceeds in the same way, Seconded by Elder , and carried by a unanimous vote. Moved by and seconded by , that Elder conduct the publication of the Millenial Star, as Editor — — — — — — — — — of the same, after the close of the present volume— Resolved that Elder reprint the Hymn Book, if he deem it expedient— the Hymn Book is not to be altered, except the typographical errors— The above resolve was moved by Elder , and seconded by Elder — carried unanimously, conference adjourned . Clerk.”
4 April 1841 • Sunday
4 Sunday 4. The President of the — — — — — — William Henry Harrison died at of the pleurisy. Nine of the Twelve at , attended meeting at the Carpenter’s Hall, and individually bore testimony of the fulness of the Everlasting Gospel.
5 April 1841 • Monday
5 Monday,
April 5. 1841, Met pursuant to adjournment Elder opened the Council by prayer— It was resolved that the 17th. day of April be the day appointed for the twelve who are going to , to set sail from — — — — — — — Moved by & seconded by that the Twelve do business at the Conference as a quorum, and call upon the Church or Conference to sanction it— Adjourned till the 6th. instant to meet in general Conference at Carpenter’s Hall at 10 o’clock A.M. Clerk.”
6 April 1841 • Tuesday
6 Tuesday 6 April 1841 It being the first day of the Twelfth year of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. At an early hour the several companies comprising “the Nauvoo Legion,” with two volunteer companies from , making sixteen companies in all, assembled at their several places of rendezvouz and were conducted in due order to the ground assigned for general review. The appearance, order, and movements of the Legion, were chaste, grand and imposing; and reflected great credit upon the taste, skill, and tact of the men comprising said Legion, — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — We doubt whether the like can be presented in [HC 4:326] any city in the western Country. at half past 7 o’clock A.M. the fire of artillery announced the arrival of Brigadier Generals , and , at the front of their respective Cohorts; and at 8 o’clock was conducted to his post under the discharge of cannon, and took command of the Legion. At half past 9 o’clock A.M. Lieutenant General Smith with his guard, staff and field officers, arrived at the ground, and were presented with a beautiful silk national flag, by the ladies of , which was respectfully received, and hailed by the firing of Cannon [p. 1183]
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