History, 1838–1856, volume C-1 Addenda

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<1841  July 24th.>parture, and be able to make some arrangement with him  respecting the interest due to myself, Mr. [Smith] Tuttle and Mr. [John] Gillet.  In this I am disappointed and considering that a proposition  for effecting this object emanated from your brother  and the , to which no allusion has since been made  by them or any body else, I and Mr. Tuttle think we have  much reason to be dissatisfied at this silence and apparent  neglect. Now all the transactions relating to have  by me and my friends been entered into in the most perfect  good faith, and will continue to be conducted upon the most  honorable principles. Permit me to ask whether this <is> a proper  return for the confidence we have bestowed, and for the  indulgence we have extended? If you have not already  requested your brother to call on me when he arrives  east, will you write him immediately, and say that it is my  urgent wish?
Relative to the Note the has written me,  and referred to Mr. at New Egypt on whom I  shall call next week.
Your Obt. Servant,
(page 1222) .”)
Addenda • 25 July 1841
<25> Sunday. Attended meeting in the . Elders & preached in the forenoon. In the  afternoon Elder preached a general funeral  sermon, designed to comfort and instruct the saints, especially  those who had been called to mourn the loss of relatives and  friends. I followed him, illustrating the subject of the  resurrection by some familiar figures.
Elder married Bathsheba W. Bigler,   performed the ceremony, which was the  last <official> act of his life of a business nature, he being very feeble  at the time.
Bror. Willm. Yokum had his leg amputated by Dr. ,  who operated free of charge; he was wounded in the massacre  at Haun’s [Hawn’s] Mill, Octr. 30th. 1838, and had lain on his back  ever since; and now it was found the only chance to save his  life was to have it <his leg> cut off. He was also shot through the head  at the same massacre. (page 1219
Addenda • 5 August 1841
“Chester Co. Pennsylvania, Augt. 5th. 1841
Brother Joseph, I am at present at the Chester County Branch [p. 9]
1841 July 24th.parture, and be able to make some arrangement with him respecting the interest due to myself, Mr. Smith Tuttle and Mr. [John] Gillet. In this I am disappointed and considering that a proposition for effecting this object emanated from your brother and the , to which no allusion has since been made by them or any body else, I and Mr. Tuttle think we have much reason to be dissatisfied at this silence and apparent neglect. Now all the transactions relating to have by me and my friends been entered into in the most perfect good faith, and will continue to be conducted upon the most honorable principles. Permit me to ask whether this is a proper return for the confidence we have bestowed, and for the indulgence we have extended? If you have not already requested your brother to call on me when he arrives east, will you write him immediately, and say that it is my urgent wish?
Relative to the Note the has written me, and referred to Mr. at New Egypt on whom I shall call next week.
Your Obt. Servant,
(page 1222) .”)
Addenda • 25 July 1841
25 Sunday. Attended meeting in the . Elders & preached in the forenoon. In the afternoon Elder preached a general funeral sermon, designed to comfort and instruct the saints, especially those who had been called to mourn the loss of relatives and friends. I followed him, illustrating the subject of the resurrection by some familiar figures.
Elder married Bathsheba W. Bigler, performed the ceremony, which was the last official act of his life , he being very feeble at the time.
Bror. Willm. Yokum had his leg amputated by Dr. , who operated free of charge; he was wounded in the massacre at Haun’s [Hawn’s] Mill, Octr. 30th. 1838, and had lain on his back ever since; and now it was found the only chance to save his life was to have his leg cut off. He was also shot through the head at the same massacre. (page 1219
Addenda • 5 August 1841
“Chester Co. Pennsylvania, Augt. 5th. 1841
Brother Joseph, [p. 9]
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