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

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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<April 15> ordaining and licensing officers, each Conference is now organized, under  the care of their respective presidents, who, with the voice of the Church,  may ordain, according to the gifts and callings of God, by the holy spirit,  and under the general superintendance of Elders , and  Snow. Licenses should be signed by the presiding officers. There  are many other items of importance, which we would gladly mention,  had we time and space sufficient, but this must suffice for the present,  and may the God of our Fathers bless you all with wisdom and grace,  to act each your part in the great work which lies before us, that the world  may be warned, and thousands brought to the knowledge of the truth;  and may he bless and preserve you blameless until the day of his  coming. Brethren and Sisters pray for us. We remain your brethren  in the new and everlasting Covenant.
Manchester April 15. 1841.
Elders ., , and went  from Manchester to to attend a Tea Party at the Music Hall.
<(See Addenda at the end of this book, page 21: “Difference between the Baptists & Latter Day Saints.”)>

20–21 April 1841 • Tuesday–Wednesday

<20> Tuesday 20. Elders , , , , , , and and family  went on board of the Ship “Rochester” at , Captain Woodhouse <(who delayed his sailing  two days to accommodate the Elders)> bound for with a Company of 130 Saints. Elder tarried  in England to preside over the Church and continue <the publication of> the Millenial Star; and   to pursue his mission to — The Rochester sailed on the 21st.
<Mr. James Robinson Assessor for the City of , died aged 30, he had resided in this many years, and from his business habits, & kind disposition he was highly respected.>

24 April 1841 • Saturday

<24> Saturday 24. The High Council of selected and   Counsellors to President , in place of and removed by appointment; in place  of in the High Council, in place of , removed to , and in place of absent—

26 April 1841 • Monday

<26> Monday 26. I attended the City Council, Several members being absent, I  moved that the Marshall be ordered to enforce the attendance of Aldermen and  Councillors at one o clock on Saturday next and Council adjourned—

28 April 1841 • Wednesday

<28> <The Ship Rochester encountered a tempest, shipped a heavy sea; got thoroly drenched. escaped under the bulwarks.>

1 May 1841 • Saturday

<May 1> Saturday May 1. Elder became associated with the  Times and Seasons as one of its Editors.
The first regiment, first Cohort of the Nauvoo Legion was organized and  Captain was elected Colonel, — — — — Captain  Lieutenant Colonel and Captain . Major of the same, consisting  of four Companies— The first Regiment, second cohort, [p. 1198]
April 15 ordaining and licensing officers, each Conference is now organized, under the care of their respective presidents, who, with the voice of the Church, may ordain, according to the gifts and callings of God, by the holy spirit, and under the general superintendance of Elders , and Snow. Licenses should be signed by the presiding officers. There are many other items of importance, which we would gladly mention, had we time and space sufficient, but this must suffice for the present, and may the God of our Fathers bless you all with wisdom and grace, to act each your part in the great work which lies before us, that the world may be warned, and thousands brought to the knowledge of the truth; and may he bless and preserve you blameless until the day of his coming. Brethren and Sisters pray for us. We remain your brethren in the new and everlasting Covenant.
Manchester April 15. 1841.
Elders ., , and went from Manchester to to attend a Tea Party at the Music Hall.
(See Addenda at the end of this book, page 21: “Difference between the Baptists & Latter Day Saints.”)

20–21 April 1841 • Tuesday–Wednesday

20 Tuesday 20. Elders , , , , , , and and family went on board of the Ship “Rochester” at , Captain Woodhouse (who delayed his sailing two days to accommodate the Elders) bound for with a Company of 130 Saints. Elder tarried in England to preside over the Church and continue the publication of the Millenial Star; and to pursue his mission to — The Rochester sailed on the 21st.
Mr. James Robinson Assessor for the City of , died aged 30, he had resided in this many years, and from his business habits, & kind disposition he was highly respected.

24 April 1841 • Saturday

24 Saturday 24. The High Council of selected and Counsellors to President , in place of and removed by appointment; in place of in the High Council, in place of , removed to , and in place of absent—

26 April 1841 • Monday

26 Monday 26. I attended the City Council, Several members being absent, I moved that the Marshall be ordered to enforce the attendance of Aldermen and Councillors at one o clock on Saturday next and Council adjourned—

28 April 1841 • Wednesday

28 The Ship Rochester encountered a tempest, shipped a heavy sea; got thoroly drenched. escaped under the bulwarks.

1 May 1841 • Saturday

May 1 Saturday May 1. Elder became associated with the Times and Seasons as one of its Editors.
The first regiment, first Cohort of the Nauvoo Legion was organized and Captain was elected Colonel, — — — — Captain Lieutenant Colonel and Captain . Major of the same, consisting of four Companies— The first Regiment, second cohort, [p. 1198]
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