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

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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<September 11> special act of the Court Martial, and was reviewed by Lieutenant General  Joseph Smith who delivered a Military Speech to the troops in his usual  energetic style— The official returns of the Legion — — — shew — — the aggregate  to be 1490 men. . Clerk.”

13–14 September 1841 • Monday–Tuesday

<13>
<*> <14> <see Addenda Book page 18. >

21 September 1841 • Tuesday

<21> Tuesday 21, [blank] The Ship Tyrean sailed from  for with — — — — — — — 204 Saints bound for .
<H.B.M. War Steamer “Madagascar” totally destroyed by fire, in the Chinese seas, and fifty seven lost.>

22 September 1841 • Wednesday

<22> Wednesday 22. The High Council of adopted the following
“Preamble and Resolutions, Whereas this High Council, in times past, had of  necessity and by the advice and instruction of the First Presidency, to transact  business of a temporal nature, for the Church, and thereby involve itself with  debts and other temporal burthens, which under other circumstances would  not have devolved upon it, and as the proper authorities to which such temporalities  belong are now organized and acting in their proper places, therefore, be it  Resolved that this High Council are prepared to transfer all debts and temporal  business; and that all business of a temporal nature, be and the same is  in readiness to be transferred to the proper authorities.”
 stated that he was going to the the ensuing winter, <and> — — — — —  <nominated> Counsellor pro, tem,
A company of brethren started about this time for the , some  5 or 600 miles north, on the , for the purpose of procuring Lumber for the   and .
The Jews in Smyrna are suffering great persecutions on account of their  religion,— “one was thrown into prison because a cat was missing—” say the Journals.

25 September 1841 • Saturday

<25> Saturday 25. Hyrum Smith, Son of and , <died>  <died,> aged — — — 7 years <4 months and 28 days.>— The A Conference was held at Vinal Haven, Fox Island,  <8 Elders, 1 Priest, 2 Teachers, 1 Deacon and 140 members> about one hundred Saints were represented and the work progressing—  <I extract the following from <Elder> s Journal 9 (see Addenda book page 30)>

30 September 1841 • Thursday

<30> Copy of a Statement of Expences consequent upon the arrest of Joseph Smith,  upon a demand from , and sent to the Deputy Sheriff of , He having officiated June 1841.
, Septr. 30. 1841— The Deputy Sheriff  of . The following is a statement of my expences, Costs, and  liabilities, consequent upon my arrest and trial while in your Custody, to wit:
To amount of Fees, to Esqres. Ralston, Warren and Co. — — — — — — — —$250.00
" Esqres Little, Williams, Walker and Browning — — — — — — — —100.00
" 7 days for self, Horse and Carriage at 5.00 — — — — — — — — — — 35.00
" Money expended during that time, consequent upon the arrest — — — —60.00
" 12 witnesses, to wit, , , , ,  , C. Higbee, , , J[oseph] Younger, ,  , and , 4 days each; their time, Carriages,  horses, and expences at 5.00 each day — — — — — — — — — — — — — —240.00
$685.00
Dear Sir— You will please take such measures as to put me in possession of the  above amount, which is justly due me as above stated; to say nothing of false  imprisonment <and other expenses>— Would have been presented earlier, but for the sickness and death  of my Clerk. Receive my respects &c Joseph Smith Mr. ”— [p. 1226]
September 11 special act of the Court Martial, and was reviewed by Lieutenant General Joseph Smith who delivered a Military Speech to the troops in his usual energetic style— The official returns of the Legion — — — shew — — the aggregate to be 1490 men. . Clerk.”

13–14 September 1841 • Monday–Tuesday

13
* 14 see Addenda Book page 18.

21 September 1841 • Tuesday

21 Tuesday 21, [blank] The Ship Tyrean sailed from for with — — — — — — — 204 Saints bound for .
H.B.M. War Steamer “Madagascar” totally destroyed by fire, in the Chinese seas, and fifty seven lost.

22 September 1841 • Wednesday

22 Wednesday 22. The High Council of adopted the following
“Preamble and Resolutions, Whereas this High Council, in times past, had of necessity and by the advice and instruction of the First Presidency, to transact business of a temporal nature, for the Church, and thereby involve itself with debts and other temporal burthens, which under other circumstances would not have devolved upon it, and as the proper authorities to which such temporalities belong are now organized and acting in their proper places, therefore, be it Resolved that this High Council are prepared to transfer all debts and temporal business; and that all business of a temporal nature, be and the same is in readiness to be transferred to the proper authorities.”
stated that he was going to the the ensuing winter, and — — — — — nominated Counsellor pro, tem,
A company of brethren started for the , some 5 or 600 miles north, on the , for the purpose of procuring Lumber for the and .
The Jews in Smyrna are suffering great persecutions on account of their religion,— “one was thrown into prison because a cat was missing—” say the Journals.

25 September 1841 • Saturday

25 Saturday 25. Hyrum Smith, Son of and , died aged — — — 7 years 4 months and 28 days.— A Conference was held at Vinal Haven, Fox Island, 8 Elders, 1 Priest, 2 Teachers, 1 Deacon and 140 members were represented and the work progressing— I extract the following from Elder s Journal 9 (see Addenda book page 30)

30 September 1841 • Thursday

30 Copy of a Statement of Expences consequent upon the arrest of Joseph Smith, upon a demand from , and sent to the Deputy Sheriff of , He having officiated June 1841.
, Septr. 30. 1841— The Deputy Sheriff of . The following is a statement of my expences, Costs, and liabilities, consequent upon my arrest and trial while in your Custody, to wit:
To amount of Fees, to Esqres. Ralston, Warren and Co. — — — — — — — —$250.00
" Esqres Little, Williams, Walker and Browning — — — — — — — —100.00
" 7 days for self, Horse and Carriage at 5.00 — — — — — — — — — — 35.00
" Money expended during that time, consequent upon the arrest — — — —60.00
" 12 witnesses, to wit, , , , , , C. Higbee, , , Joseph Younger, , , and , 4 days each; their time, Carriages, horses, and expences at 5.00 each day — — — — — — — — — — — — — —240.00
$685.00
Dear Sir— You will please take such measures as to put me in possession of the above amount, which is justly due me as above stated; to say nothing of false imprisonment and other expenses— Would have been presented earlier, but for the sickness and death of my Clerk. Receive my respects &c Joseph Smith Mr. ”— [p. 1226]
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