History, 1838–1856, volume D-1 [1 August 1842–1 July 1843]

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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<March 4> that a Prophet cannot well be his own scribe, but must have some one to write for him.
I told that there was one thing he failed in, as a historian, and that  was, noting surrounding objects, weather. &c.
The battle of Gog and Magog will be after the Millenium. The remnant of all  nations that fight against Jerusalem were commanded to go up to Jerusalem, to worship in  the Millenium.
I dictated <to my Scribe> my decision in the case of vs until 4 ½ P. M.  This day in the State Senate moved to take from the table the bill  to repeal the charter of the City of , but the Senate refused to repeal it, nays 17 ayes 16.
was taken prisoner in by the Missourians, on an adver tisement accusing him with shooting [blank] on the 6th day of May 1842.
5 March 1843 • Sunday
<5> I staid at home all day to take care of my who was still sick.
A severe shock of an Earthquake felt at , Tenn:
6 March 1843 • Monday
<6> I read in the Bee, a letter from Elder and also another  communication shewing the progress of the Truth in and vicinity; at 9 o’clock called  in my and requested to write to the Bee, after which I recited in German  until dinner; and in the evening rode out to visit the sick.
The Municipal Court was in session, to hear any complaints against the  City Assessment, but none appeared.
In the evening a grand display of burning pra<i>rie, on the side of the .
7 March 1843 • Monday
<7> I was in my at 9 A.M. and reviewed my decision in the case of  versus ; and conversing with on the subject of medicine. After dinner I  executed several deeds for city lots, and settled with the purchasers, assisted by .
Brother <David> Manhard of Lee County , brought me two loads of Corn and  one hog; for which may the Lord bless him.
East Wind through the day, commenced raining at 3 P. M.
8 March 1843 • Tuesday
<8> In my [blank] at 8 A.M. and signed some documents in relation to the  Legion, and also settling with William Ford. Rode out with Mr in the eveg.
In the evening a meeting was held in the house of , which was  crowded; he preached from Jeremiah 18th chapter, 2nd to 5th versus, on the figure of clay in the  hands of the potter.
The Ship “Yorkshire” left , England, with 83 Saints on board, under the  supervision of Elders and Richard Rushton.
A terrible earthquake occur<ed> at Guadaloupe, and other West India Islands.  Thousands of persons buried under the ruins of the fallen houses.
9 March 1843 • Wednesday
<9> Mr took the decision of in the District  Court on 5th January last, and other papers relating thereto; also ’s opinion; to lay  before the of , in order to induce him to recall a writ issued on the requisition  of the of , for my arrest, in case I should visit my friends in .
I told that he should be a lawyer and understand law, and the  time will come when I shall not need say to you, thus and thus is the law, for you shall know  it. [p. 1490]
March 4 that a Prophet cannot well be his own scribe, but must have some one to write for him.
I told that there was one thing he failed in, as a historian, and that was, noting surrounding objects, weather. &c.
The battle of Gog and Magog will be after the Millenium. The remnant of all nations that fight against Jerusalem were commanded to go up to Jerusalem, to worship in the Millenium.
I dictated to my Scribe my decision in the case of vs until 4 ½ P. M. This day in the State Senate moved to take from the table the bill to repeal the charter of the City of , but the Senate refused to repeal it, nays 17 ayes 16.
was taken prisoner in by the Missourians, on an advertisement accusing him with shooting [blank] on the 6th day of May 1842.
5 March 1843 • Sunday
5 I staid at home all day to take care of my who was still sick.
A severe shock of an Earthquake felt at , Tenn:
6 March 1843 • Monday
6 I read in the Bee, a letter from Elder and also another communication shewing the progress of the Truth in and vicinity; at 9 o’clock called in my and requested to write to the Bee, after which I recited in German until dinner; and in the evening rode out to visit the sick.
The Municipal Court was in session, to hear any complaints against the City Assessment, but none appeared.
In the evening a grand display of burning prairie, on the side of the .
7 March 1843 • Monday
7 I was in my at 9 A.M. and reviewed my decision in the case of versus ; and conversing with on the subject of medicine. After dinner I executed several deeds for city lots, and settled with the purchasers, assisted by .
Brother David Manhard of Lee County , brought me two loads of Corn and one hog; for which may the Lord bless him.
East Wind through the day, commenced raining at 3 P. M.
8 March 1843 • Tuesday
8 In [blank] at 8 A.M. and signed some documents in relation to the Legion, and also settling with William Ford. Rode out with Mr in the eveg.
In the evening a meeting was held in the house of , which was crowded; he preached from Jeremiah 18th chapter, 2nd to 5th versus, on the figure of clay in the hands of the potter.
The Ship “Yorkshire” left , England, with 83 Saints on board, under the supervision of Elders and Richard Rushton.
A terrible earthquake occured at Guadaloupe, and other West India Islands. Thousands of persons buried under the ruins of the fallen houses.
9 March 1843 • Wednesday
9 Mr took the decision of in the District Court on 5th January last, and other papers relating thereto; also ’s opinion; to lay before the of , in order to induce him to recall a writ issued on the requisition of the of , for my arrest, in case I should visit my friends in .
I told that he should be a lawyer and understand law, and the time will come when I shall not need say to you, thus and thus is the law, for you shall know it. [p. 1490]
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