History, 1838–1856, volume C-1 Addenda

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
Page 71
<​1842 June 30​> bond for certain lands, or rather, you have my bond that you shall have a deed to certain lands upon the payment of notes specified in said bond— I wish to know exactly how this bond stands in your inventory— Of course it cannot stand as a title to the property, but I want to know the disposition which is to be made of it— Possibly some arrangement might <​be made​> between us at once; still I do not know how and will view the subject.
Yours &c.
Addenda • 18 June 1842
<​June 18​> The following brief extract is from the Journal of Elder .
“The citizens of both male and <​Page 1342​> female assembled near the for a general meeting— many thousands were assembled. Joseph the Seer arose and spoke his mind in great plainness, concerning the iniquity, hypocrisy, wickedness and corruption of Gen. . He also prophesied in the name of the Lord, concerning the merchants in the city; that if they, and the rich did not open their hearts and contribute to the poor, they would be cursed by the hand of God, and be cut off from the land of the living. <​¶​> The main part of the day was taken up, upon the business of the Agricultural and Manufacturing Society. Arrangements were entered into to commence operations immediately, under the Charter granted by the Legislature.
Also Joseph commanded the Twelve to organize the Church more according to the law of God; that is to require of those that come in to be settled according to their council, and also to appoint a committee to wait upon all who arrive, make them welcome, and council them what to do. , , and , were the committee appointed to wait upon Emigrants, and settle them.”
Addenda • 26 May 1842
<​May 26​> I met with the Ladies Relief Society and gave them <​Page 1338​> a short address, a synopsis was reported, by Miss .
“President Joseph Smith read the 14th Chapter of Ezekiel— said the Lord had declared by the prophet that the people should each one stand for himself, and depend on no man or men in that state of corruption of the Jewish Church— that righteous persons could only deliver their own souls— applied it to the present state of the Church of <​Jesus Christ​> Latter Day Saints— said if the people departed from the Lord they must fall— that they were depending on the prophet, hence were darkened in their minds, in consequence [p. 71]
1842 June 30 bond for certain lands, or rather, you have my bond that you shall have a deed to certain lands upon the payment of notes specified in said bond— I wish to know exactly how this bond stands in your inventory— Of course it cannot stand as a title to the property, but I want to know the disposition which is to be made of it— Possibly some arrangement might be made between us at once; still I do not know how and will view the subject.
Yours &c.
Addenda • 18 June 1842
June 18 The following brief extract is from the Journal of Elder .
“The citizens of both male and Page 1342 female assembled near the for a general meeting— many thousands were assembled. Joseph the Seer arose and spoke his mind in great plainness, concerning the iniquity, hypocrisy, wickedness and corruption of Gen. . He also prophesied in the name of the Lord, concerning the merchants in the city; that if they, and the rich did not open their hearts and contribute to the poor, they would be cursed by the hand of God, and be cut off from the land of the living. ¶ The main part of the day was taken up, upon the business of the Agricultural and Manufacturing Society. Arrangements were entered into to commence operations immediately, under the Charter granted by the Legislature.
Also Joseph commanded the Twelve to organize the Church more according to the law of God; that is to require of those that come in to be settled according to their council, and also to appoint a committee to wait upon all who arrive, make them welcome, and council them what to do. , , and , were the committee appointed to wait upon Emigrants, and settle them.”
Addenda • 26 May 1842
May 26 I met with the Ladies Relief Society and gave them Page 1338 a short address, a synopsis was reported, by Miss .
“President Joseph Smith read the 14th Chapter of Ezekiel— said the Lord had declared by the prophet that the people should each one stand for himself, and depend on no man or men in that state of corruption of the Jewish Church— that righteous persons could only deliver their own souls— applied it to the present state of the Church of Jesus Christ Latter Day Saints— said if the people departed from the Lord they must fall— that they were depending on the prophet, hence were darkened in their minds, in consequence [p. 71]
Page 71