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

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<July 4> expressed his friendly feelings towards , and his gratification at the good  discipline of the Legion”—
Mrs. and the ladies of other distinguished  Officers accompanied their companions on the parade— A few Lamanites were  present, and but little drinking two individuals were fined $10.—25. for offering  Whiskey for sale.
5 July 1842 • Tuesday
<5> Tuesday 5. Attended Court martial, and City Council, <“an ordinance in> relation to public  Shows and Exhibitions” was passed.
6 July 1842 • Wednesday
<6> Wednesday 6 Transacted business in the and rode to with .  Two keel boats sloop rigged, and laden with provisions and apparatus necessary  for the occasion, and manned with fifty of the brethren started this morning  on an expedition to the Upper , among the , where they can  join those already there, and erect Mills, saw boards and plank, make shingles,  hew timber, and return next spring with rafts for the of God, &c, to beautify the City of according to the Prophets.
7 July 1842 • Thursday
<7.> Thursday 7. Weather very cool at , Thermometer at 60 degrees.
9 July 1842 • Saturday
<9> Saturday 9. I rode on the prairie with Brothers and [William] Gheen to  look at some land. Dined on my , hoed potatoes &c and in the <afternoon><afternoon> returned  to the and transacted a variety of business. I find the following “Phrenological  Chart” of my Clerk Elder of the Quorum of the Twelve by “A. Crane  M.D.” Propensities
Amativeness— 8, F, very partial to the opposite sex; generally reciprocated by them.
Philoprogenitiveness— 7, F, interested in the happiness of children; fond of their company.
Inhabitiveness— 6, F. attached to place of long residence; no desire to change residence.
Adhesiveness— 11, V L, passionately and devotedly attached to lovers and friends.
Combativeness— 7. F. great powers of exertion and sustaining, under opposition and difficulties.
Destructiveness— 6 M, ability to control the passions; and is not disposed to extreme measures.
Secretiveness— 10. L. great propensity and ability to conceal feelings, plans, &c
Acquisitiveness— 8, F, frugality and industry, without much of the miserly penurious or stingy feeling.
Alimentiveness— 8, F, a good appetite, but not excessive; partiality for a variety of rich hearty dishes.
Vivativeness— 7, L, strong desire to exist; contemplates death as the greatest misfortune.
Feelings— Cautiousness. 8, L. discretion, carefulness, anxiety, apprehension &c.
Approbativeness— 10 L, ambition for distinction, sense of character; sensibility to reproach, fear of scandal.
Self-esteem— 10, L, high mindedness, independence, self confidence, dignity; aspiration for greatness
Concentrativeness— 7, F, can dwell on a subject without fatigue, and controll the imagination.
Sentiment, Benevolence— 9, L, kindness, goodness, tenderness, sympathy.
Veneration— 7, F religion without great awe or enthusiasm; reasonable deference to superiority,
Firmness— 9, L, stability and decision of character and purpose.
Conscientiousness— 8, L, high regard for duty, integrity, moral principle, justice obligation, truth, &c.
Hope— 7, F, reasonable hopes, a fine flow of spirits; anticipation of what is to be realized.
Marvellousness— 6 F, openness to conviction without blind credulity; tolerably good degree of faith.
Imitation— 10, F, a disposition and respectable ability to imitate, but not to mimic, or to act out.
Prepossession 8, L, or F, attached to certain notions; not disposed to change them &c.
Ideality— 10, L lively imagination; fancy taste, love of poetry, elegance, eloquence, excellence &c.
Perceptives. Admonition— 9 F or M desirous to know what others are doing: ready to [p. 1355]
July 4 expressed his friendly feelings towards , and his gratification at the good discipline of the Legion”—
Mrs. and the ladies of other distinguished Officers accompanied their companions on the parade— A few Lamanites were present, and but little drinking two individuals were fined $10.—25. for offering Whiskey for sale.
5 July 1842 • Tuesday
5 Tuesday 5. Attended Court martial, and City Council, “an ordinance in relation to public Shows and Exhibitions” was passed.
6 July 1842 • Wednesday
6 Wednesday 6 Transacted business in the and rode to with . Two keel boats sloop rigged, and laden with provisions and apparatus necessary for the occasion, and manned with fifty of the brethren started this morning on an expedition to the Upper , among the , where they can join those already there, and erect Mills, saw boards and plank, make shingles, hew timber, and return next spring with rafts for the of God, &c, to beautify the City of according to the Prophets.
7 July 1842 • Thursday
7. Thursday 7. Weather very cool at , Thermometer at 60 degrees.
9 July 1842 • Saturday
9 Saturday 9. I rode on the prairie with Brothers and [William] Gheen to look at some land. Dined on my , hoed potatoes &c and in the afternoon returned to the and transacted a variety of business. I find the following “Phrenological Chart” of my Clerk Elder of the Quorum of the Twelve by “A. Crane M.D.” Propensities
Amativeness— 8, F, very partial to the opposite sex; generally reciprocated by them.
Philoprogenitiveness— 7, F, interested in the happiness of children; fond of their company.
Inhabitiveness— 6, F. attached to place of long residence; no desire to change residence.
Adhesiveness— 11, V L, passionately and devotedly attached to lovers and friends.
Combativeness— 7. F. great powers of exertion and sustaining, under opposition and difficulties.
Destructiveness— 6 M, ability to control the passions; and is not disposed to extreme measures.
Secretiveness— 10. L. great propensity and ability to conceal feelings, plans, &c
Acquisitiveness— 8, F, frugality and industry, without much of the miserly penurious or stingy feeling.
Alimentiveness— 8, F, a good appetite, but not excessive; partiality for a variety of rich hearty dishes.
Vivativeness— 7, L, strong desire to exist; contemplates death as the greatest misfortune.
Feelings— Cautiousness. 8, L. discretion, carefulness, anxiety, apprehension &c.
Approbativeness— 10 L, ambition for distinction, sense of character; sensibility to reproach, fear of scandal.
Self-esteem— 10, L, high mindedness, independence, self confidence, dignity; aspiration for greatness
Concentrativeness— 7, F, can dwell on a subject without fatigue, and controll the imagination.
Sentiment, Benevolence— 9, L, kindness, goodness, tenderness, sympathy.
Veneration— 7, F religion without great awe or enthusiasm; reasonable deference to superiority,
Firmness— 9, L, stability and decision of character and purpose.
Conscientiousness— 8, L, high regard for duty, integrity, moral principle, justice obligation, truth, &c.
Hope— 7, F, reasonable hopes, a fine flow of spirits; anticipation of what is to be realized.
Marvellousness— 6 F, openness to conviction without blind credulity; tolerably good degree of faith.
Imitation— 10, F, a disposition and respectable ability to imitate, but not to mimic, or to act out.
Prepossession 8, L, or F, attached to certain notions; not disposed to change them &c.
Ideality— 10, L lively imagination; fancy taste, love of poetry, elegance, eloquence, excellence &c.
Perceptives. Admonition— 9 F or M desirous to know what others are doing: ready to [p. 1355]
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