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

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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<January 29  Subscription>
Michael BorkdullAlfred LeeRoswell EvansSarah Wixom
Miles RandallStephen JonesLeonard ClarkLewis Zobriski
Horace EvansEleazer HarrisNehemiah HarmonHenry Zobriski
Elijah B. GaylordDaniel CathcartMorris Harris
Gershom StokesAbsalom Tidwell
Edwin WhitingRachel PageAlvin Winegar
William BartonPhebe KelloggBarnet ColeSamuel J. Winegar
Elisha SmithAlbert MinerWilliam Thompson
James GallaherWilliam WoodlandNathan CheneyLevi Gifford
Robert JacksonMartin C. AllredJames Sherry
Lemuel MerrickJedediah OwenDavid Frampton
Elizabeth Pettigrew
Oren HartshornBenjamin F. BirdCharles ThompsonJohn Patton
Nathan HawkeCharles SquireJohn Wilkins
Pierce HawleyJacob CurtisAbram Allen
Thomas J. FisherRachel MedfordTrueman BraceWilliam Felshaw
James LeitheadLyman Stevens
<Committee for removing  the Poor> The committee who had been appointed for removing the poor from the   of , namely, William Huntington, Charles Bird, , , Daniel Shearer, and , met in the  evening of that day, at the house of , and organized, by appointing  William Huntington, Chairman, Daniel Shearer, Treasurer and , Clerk and made some arrangements for carrying the business of  removing the poor into operation.
President got Eighty Subscribers to the covenant the first day, and  three hundred the second day—

31 January 1839 • Thursday

<31.> Thursday 31st. Mr. Turner’s Bill of the 16th. instant passed the Senate—
<Sent the poor $100.> I sent the poor brethren a hundred dollar bill, from Jail, to assist them in their  distressed situation—

1 February 1839 • Friday

<February 1  committee> Friday February 1. The Committee
“met according to adjournment at the house  of , was present, and acted as Chairman, and E[lias] Smith  as Secretary— The meeting was called to order by the — on motion resolved  that the Covenant entered into at the last meeting, be read by the Secretary, which  was done accordingly— The then called for the expression of sentiments  on the subject of the Covenant— Resolved that the committee be increased to Eleven—  The following were then appointed— Elias Smith, Erastus Bingham, ,  and James Newberry— Several of the Committee addressed the meeting on the arduous  task before them, and exhorting all to exert themselves to relieve and assist them in  the discharge of the duties of their office to the utmost of their abilities.  Elders and in the most forcible manner addressed the assembly on the  propriety of union in order to carry our resolutions into effect, and exhorting the brethren  to use wisdom in the sale of their property— Elias Smith. Secy. . Prest.
They met again
“in the evening at ’s declined acting as Clerk, and Elias  Smith was appointed in his stead, Resolved to make exertions to remove the families of the [p. 883]
January 29 Subscription
Michael BorkdullAlfred LeeRoswell EvansSarah Wixom
Miles RandallStephen JonesLeonard ClarkLewis Zobriski
Horace EvansEleazer HarrisNehemiah HarmonHenry Zobriski
Elijah B. GaylordDaniel CathcartMorris Harris
Gershom StokesAbsalom Tidwell
Edwin WhitingRachel PageAlvin Winegar
William BartonPhebe KelloggBarnet ColeSamuel J. Winegar
Elisha SmithAlbert MinerWilliam Thompson
James GallaherWilliam WoodlandNathan CheneyLevi Gifford
Robert JacksonMartin C. AllredJames Sherry
Lemuel MerrickJedediah OwenDavid Frampton
Elizabeth Pettigrew
Oren HartshornBenjamin F. BirdCharles ThompsonJohn Patton
Nathan HawkeCharles SquireJohn Wilkins
Pierce HawleyJacob CurtisAbram Allen
Thomas J. FisherRachel MedfordTrueman BraceWilliam Felshaw
James LeitheadLyman Stevens
Committee for removing the Poor The committee who had been appointed for removing the poor from the of , namely, William Huntington, Charles Bird, , , Daniel Shearer, and , met in the evening of that day, at the house of , and organized, by appointing William Huntington, Chairman, Daniel Shearer, Treasurer and , Clerk and made some arrangements for carrying the business of removing the poor into operation.
President got Eighty Subscribers to the covenant the first day, and three hundred the second day—

31 January 1839 • Thursday

31. Thursday 31st. Mr. Turner’s Bill of the 16th. instant passed the Senate—
Sent the poor $100. I sent the poor brethren a hundred dollar bill, from Jail, to assist them in their distressed situation—

1 February 1839 • Friday

February 1 committee Friday February 1. The Committee
“met according to adjournment at the house of , was present, and acted as Chairman, and Elias Smith as Secretary— The meeting was called to order by the — on motion resolved that the Covenant entered into at the last meeting, be read by the Secretary, which was done accordingly— The then called for the expression of sentiments on the subject of the Covenant— Resolved that the committee be increased to Eleven— The following were then appointed— Elias Smith, Erastus Bingham, , and James Newberry— Several of the Committee addressed the meeting on the arduous task before them, and exhorting all to exert themselves to relieve and assist them in the discharge of the duties of their office to the utmost of their abilities. Elders and in the most forcible manner addressed the assembly on the propriety of union in order to carry our resolutions into effect, and exhorting the brethren to use wisdom in the sale of their property— Elias Smith. Secy. . Prest.
They met again
“in the evening at ’s declined acting as Clerk, and Elias Smith was appointed in his stead, Resolved to make exertions to remove the families of the [p. 883]
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