History, 1838–1856, volume C-1 Addenda

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<1841  Sept 14> up an ill feeling by reading the following proclamation at noon,  during the recess of exercise, to a considerable number of persons collected  round his store; which I insert verbatim:
Citizens of The laws  of do not require you to muster under or be Reviewed by  Joe Smith or and should they have the impudence  to attempt it, it is hoped that every person having a proper respect  for himself will at once Leave the Ranks
This however had no  effect whatever on the people.
Myself and were not in military uniform, but were  treated with every respect that visiting officers of our rank could be  through the entire day. At the dismissal of the military I went to  ’s store, and desired to have some conversation with him, but  was peremptorily ordered out of doors. This conduct greatly disgusted  his few friends, who upbraided with his ungentlemanly  conduct and accompanied me to the ferry, where I left them shewing  me every manifestation of friendship, (see page 1226)

Addenda • 13 July 1841

<July 13> A treaty <was> signed between Turkey, Russia, England, France,  <page 1214> Austria, and Prussia; whereby the Dardanelles are closed to all  foreign ships of war, as long as the Ottoman Porte enjoys peace

Addenda • 28 July 1841

<28> The Jewish quarter of Smyrna burned, destroying 3000 houses  <pp 1219> and 8 synagogues

Addenda • 1 October 1841

<Oct 1> I received a letter from requesting to  be excused from accompanying on his mission to  <1227> Mass., on account of ill health and pecuniary embarrassments; and  expressing his conviction that had means enough to accom pany Elder to .

Addenda • 31 October 1831

<31> Attended a Council with the Twelve Apostles. being present, complained that he had been neglected and  misrepresented by the Elders, and manifested a contentious spirit.  <1242> I gave him a severe reproof telling him of his folly and vanity  and shewing him that the principles which he suffered to control  him, would lead him to destruction. I counselled him to change  his course— govern his dispositions, and quit his talebearing and  slandering his brethren. I instructed the Council on many prin ciples pertaining to the gathering of the nations— the wickedness  and downfall of this generation. &c.

Addenda • 7 November 1841

<Nov 7> Sunday. Elder William O. Clark preached about 2 hours  <1244> reproving the Saints for a lack of Sanctity and a want of holy  living; enjoining sanctity, solemnity and temperance in the extreme [p. 19]
1841 Sept 14 up an ill feeling by reading the following proclamation at noon, during the recess of exercise, to a considerable number of persons collected round his store; which I insert verbatim:
Citizens of The laws of do not require you to muster under or be Reviewed by Joe Smith or and should they have the impudence to attempt it, it is hoped that every person having a proper respect for himself will at once Leave the Ranks
This however had no effect whatever on the people.
Myself and were not in military uniform, but were treated with every respect that visiting officers of our rank could be through the entire day. At the dismissal of the military I went to ’s store, and desired to have some conversation with him, but was peremptorily ordered out of doors. This conduct greatly disgusted his few friends, who upbraided with his ungentlemanly conduct and accompanied me to the ferry, where I left them shewing me every manifestation of friendship, (see page 1226)

Addenda • 13 July 1841

July 13 A treaty was signed between Turkey, Russia, England, France, page 1214 Austria, and Prussia; whereby the Dardanelles are closed to all foreign ships of war, as long as the Ottoman Porte enjoys peace

Addenda • 28 July 1841

28 The Jewish quarter of Smyrna burned, destroying 3000 houses pp 1219 and 8 synagogues

Addenda • 1 October 1841

Oct 1 I received a letter from requesting to be excused from accompanying on his mission to 1227 Mass., on account of ill health and pecuniary embarrassments; and expressing his conviction that had means enough to accompany Elder to .

Addenda • 31 October 1831

31 Attended a Council with the Twelve Apostles. being present, complained that he had been neglected and misrepresented by the Elders, and manifested a contentious spirit. 1242 I gave him a severe reproof telling him of his folly and vanity and shewing him that the principles which he suffered to control him, would lead him to destruction. I counselled him to change his course— govern his dispositions, and quit his talebearing and slandering his brethren. I instructed the Council on many principles pertaining to the gathering of the nations— the wickedness and downfall of this generation. &c.

Addenda • 7 November 1841

Nov 7 Sunday. Elder William O. Clark preached about 2 hours 1244 reproving the Saints for a lack of Sanctity and a want of holy living; enjoining sanctity, solemnity and temperance in the extreme [p. 19]
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