History, 1838–1856, volume C-1 Addenda

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<1841  Aug 7> therefore necessary to get them into use as soon as possible, and  in order to <do> this, was under the necessity of cleaning out  a cellar through which a spring was constantly flowing, as the  only place where he could put up the press.  and being sick, threw the entire burden on him.
As a great number of brethren lay sick in the town, on Tuesday  23rd. July 1839, I told and to go and visit all the  sick, exercise mighty faith, and administer to them in the name  of Jesus Christ, commanding the destroyer to depart, and the  people to arise and walk; and—— not to leave a single person  on the bed between my house and ’s, two miles distant;  they administered to over 60 persons, many of whom thought they would  never sit up again; but they were healed, arose from their beds, and  gave glory to God; some of them assisted—— in  visiting and administering to others who were sick.
Working in the damp cellar, and administering to the sick  impaired his health, so that the first number of the Times & Seasons  was not issued until November. He edited 31 numbers.
He was elected Major in the Hancock county Militia, and  on the death of —— Lieutenant  Colonel.
He was elected on 1st. February 1841, a member of the city Council  of ——; and took the necessary oath on 3rd. February,  and on the 4th. he was elected Brigadier General of the first  Cohort of the Nauvoo Legion.
He was 6 feet 4 inches high, was very straight and well  made; had light hair, and was very strong and active. His  usual weight when in health was—— 200 lbs. He was universally  <beloved by the Saints>
He left three daughters, namely Agnes C., Sophronia C.,  and Josephine D. (see page 1219
Addenda • 13–14 September 1841
<Sept. 13> Bro. Edward Hunter <Senr.> of Chester Co. Penn. visited , and pur chased $4500. of town lots and farming land: paid me $2.000 in cash  and made arrangements to pay the balance in two months.
Received and invitation from Brigadier General  and Colonel of the militia of Iowa, to attend the  military parade tomorrow at as. visitor.— Genls  and received a similar invitation
<(14> Went over to . <(accompanied by bross. , of Chester Co. Penn:) & Wm. A. Gheen> I was very courteously received by , the officers and militia. Mr. attempted to get [p. 18]
1841 Aug 7 therefore necessary to get them into use as soon as possible, and in order to do this, was under the necessity of cleaning out a cellar through which a spring was constantly flowing, as the only place where he could put up the press. and being sick, threw the entire burden on him.
As a great number of brethren lay sick in the town, on Tuesday 23rd. July 1839, I told and to go and visit all the sick, exercise mighty faith, and administer to them in the name of Jesus Christ, commanding the destroyer to depart, and the people to arise and walk; and—— not to leave a single person on the bed between my house and ’s, two miles distant; they administered to over 60 persons, many of whom thought they would never sit up again; but they were healed, arose from their beds, and gave glory to God; some of them assisted—— in visiting and administering to others who were sick.
Working in the damp cellar, and administering to the sick impaired his health, so that the first number of the Times & Seasons was not issued until November. He edited 31 numbers.
He was elected Major in the Hancock county Militia, and on the death of —— Lieutenant Colonel.
He was elected on 1st. February 1841, a member of the city Council of ——; and took the necessary oath on 3rd. February, and on the 4th. he was elected Brigadier General of the first Cohort of the Nauvoo Legion.
He was 6 feet 4 inches high, was very straight and well made; had light hair, and was very strong and active. His usual weight when in health was—— 200 lbs. He was universally beloved by the Saints
He left three daughters, namely Agnes C., Sophronia C., and Josephine D. (see page 1219
Addenda • 13–14 September 1841
Sept. 13 Bro. Edward Hunter Senr. of Chester Co. Penn. visited , and purchased $4500. of town lots and farming land: paid me $2.000 in cash and made arrangements to pay the balance in two months.
Received an invitation from Brigadier General and Colonel of the militia of Iowa, to attend the military parade tomorrow at as. visitor.— Genls and received a similar invitation
(14 Went over to . (accompanied by bross. , :) & Wm. A. Gheen I was very courteously received by , the officers and militia. Mr. attempted to get [p. 18]
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