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

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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<June 13> troubled to know what to do. Those who have funds have more generally neglected to gather and lift the poor to build up the , and the Kingdom of God in these last days.
14 June 1842 • Tuesday
<14> Tuesday 14. Rode to the Big mound on the La Harpe Road accompanied— by , and and purchased a Three Quarter Section of Land of , including the Mound.
“The Twelve, namely, President , [HC 5:25] , , and — Bishop , and of the High Priests Quorum in Council at the voted that go immediately to England, take a letter to gather means of the Churches, to go on his journey and take charge of the Emigration in England instead of , also collect means for building the , purchase goods &c and that letters be given him to to this effect. Voted that come immediately to this place with his family after his return to England—”
’s defence of the proceeding at &c may be seen on the 37. 38 and 39 pages of the Wasp.
15 June 1842 • Wednesday
<15> Wednesday 15. visited at different places in the , and my on the Prairie, accompanied by my and , and supped at s, issued an Editorial on the gift of the Holy Ghost as follows: <see addenda book page 64.> [HC 5:26] [HC 5:27] [HC 5:28] [HC 5:29] [HC 5:30] [HC 5:31]
16 June 1842 • Thursday
<16> Thursday 16 <The following notice was published by <the Nauvoo Lodge>.>
“Notice to all whom it may Concern, Greeting Whereas , in the organization of the Nauvoo Lodge, under dispensation, palmed himself upon the fraternity as a Regular Mason, in good standing; and satisfactory testimony having been produced before said Lodge, that he, said , was an expelled Mason, we therefore publish to all the Masonic World the above facts, that he, the said , may not impose himself again upon the fraternity of Masons. All Editors who are friendly to the fraternity of free and accepted ancient York Masons will please insert the above. — Master of Nauvoo Lodge under dispensation”
<The British Forces captured the Chinese fortifications on the Yang-toe-Kiang river with 364 pieces of Artillery>
17 June 1842 • Friday
<17> Friday 17
“What have the Mormons done in ? is a question which I have frequently asked of those who are busy with the tongue of Slander in calumniating the Latter Day Saints; but as yet I have found none who are willing to answer me honestly, or correctly. Perhaps many judge from rumor, not having investigated the matter for themselves. I have therefore thought it might be well to lay before the public some facts in relation to the case, believing that there is a respectable portion of community, who after having received correct information will frown with indignation upon the conduct of those who are endeavoring to raise a persecution against our people. In the first place we would say that where a crime is committed, there is a law broken, for if no law has been violated, there cannot have been a crime committed: if then, our people have broken the laws, is there not power in those laws to vindicate themselves, or to redress the wrongs of those who are injured? we say there is; neither would we cast any aspersion upon the characters of the administrators of the laws, as though they were not [p. 1340]
June 13 troubled to know what to do. Those who have funds have more generally neglected to gather and lift the poor to build up the , and the Kingdom of God in these last days.
14 June 1842 • Tuesday
14 Tuesday 14. Rode to the Big mound on the La Harpe Road accompanied— by , and and purchased a Three Quarter Section of Land of , including the Mound.
“The Twelve, namely, President , [HC 5:25] , , and — Bishop , and of the High Priests Quorum in Council at the — voted that go immediately to England, take a letter to gather means of the Churches, to go on his journey and take charge of the Emigration in England instead of , also collect means for building the , purchase goods &c and that letters be given him to to this effect. Voted that come immediately to this place with his family after his return to England—”
’s defence of the proceeding at &c may be seen on the 37. 38 and 39 pages of the Wasp.
15 June 1842 • Wednesday
15 Wednesday 15. visited at different places in the , and my on the Prairie, accompanied by my and , and supped at s, issued an Editorial on the gift of the Holy Ghost as follows: see addenda book page 64. [HC 5:26] [HC 5:27] [HC 5:28] [HC 5:29] [HC 5:30] [HC 5:31]
16 June 1842 • Thursday
16 Thursday 16 The following notice was published by the Nauvoo Lodge.
“Notice to all whom it may Concern, Greeting Whereas , in the organization of the Nauvoo Lodge, under dispensation, palmed himself upon the fraternity as a Regular Mason, in good standing; and satisfactory testimony having been produced before said Lodge, that he, said , was an expelled Mason, we therefore publish to all the Masonic World the above facts, that he, the said , may not impose himself again upon the fraternity of Masons. All Editors who are friendly to the fraternity of free and accepted ancient York Masons will please insert the above. — Master of Nauvoo Lodge under dispensation”
The British Forces captured the Chinese fortifications on the Yang-toe-Kiang river with 364 pieces of Artillery
17 June 1842 • Friday
17 Friday 17
“What have the Mormons done in ? is a question which I have frequently asked of those who are busy with the tongue of Slander in calumniating the Latter Day Saints; but as yet I have found none who are willing to answer me honestly, or correctly. Perhaps many judge from rumor, not having investigated the matter for themselves. I have therefore thought it might be well to lay before the public some facts in relation to the case, believing that there is a respectable portion of community, who after having received correct information will frown with indignation upon the conduct of those who are endeavoring to raise a persecution against our people. In the first place we would say that where a crime is committed, there is a law broken, for if no law has been violated, there cannot have been a crime committed: if then, our people have broken the laws, is there not power in those laws to vindicate themselves, or to redress the wrongs of those who are injured? we say there is; neither would we cast any aspersion upon the characters of the administrators of the laws, as though they were not [p. 1340]
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