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

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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<March 27> on any such subject. All that has ever been said by me, has been said to your face, all of which you know as well as I. As to your rights in the Post Office, you have just the same as any other man. In the new case which occurred yesterday, I have examined all the laws and rules in this office and find but one section in relation to it, and that indirectly, but gives the Post Master no right to abate the postage nor make any disposition of the letter or letters, but address the Department, and they will give such instruction in the case as they may deem correct. I have written on the subject to the Department.
I can conclude by only saying that I had hoped that all former difficulties had ceased forever; on my part they were never mentioned to any person, nor a subject of discourse at any time nor in any place, I was tired hearing of them, and was in hopes that they slumbered forever. While at the subject was never once mentioned; the only thing was the enquiry I made myself to find out as far as I could, whether the report made to me by <was> correct or no, and this in relation to myself only. If being entirely silent on the subject at [HC 5:315] all times and in all places, is an error, then I am guilty. If evading the subject at all times whenever introduced by others be a crime, then I am guilty, for such is my uniform custom. If this letter is not satisfactory let me know wherein, for it is peace I want. I have been interrupted a great many times since I began to write by people calling at the office. Respectfully
P.S. I do consider it a matter of just offence to me to hear about ’s assisting me to office. I shall have a lower opinion of myself than I now have when I think I need his assistance.
Opened court to try Field for drunkenness, and abusing his wife; I fined him $10. and costs, and required him to find bail of $50 to keep the peace for 6 months
A Conference held at Hartland, New York, 3 Elders and 1 Priest were ordained, and 5 added to the church.
It is estimated that the Chinese loss in their recent war with was 15,000 men, 1500 pieces of cannon, and a great portion of their Navy.
28 March 1843 • Tuesday
<28> I removed my from the , (which I have been obliged to occupy for some months,) to the small upper room in the new .
came to my house and insulted me so outrageously, that I kicked him out of the house, across the yard and into the street.
<Elder visited who was very sick>
29 March 1843 • Wednesday
<29> Sat with on a case of debt, and gave judgement against the Defendant.
30 March 1843 • Thursday
<30> In the in relation to a new bond, presented to me by , which I rejected as informal; and told he might improve my share of the Ferry one year; and cautioned him, that if he did not consider good for heavy damages, he would be foolish to be his bondsman. [HC 5:316] afterwards took an appeal to the Municipal Court, to be tried on the 10th of April.
returned from having delivered ten Lectures and baptized 3 persons. [p. 1505]
March 27 on any such subject. All that has ever been said by me, has been said to your face, all of which you know as well as I. As to your rights in the Post Office, you have just the same as any other man. In the new case which occurred yesterday, I have examined all the laws and rules in this office and find but one section in relation to it, and that indirectly, but gives the Post Master no right to abate the postage nor make any disposition of the letter or letters, but address the Department, and they will give such instruction in the case as they may deem correct. I have written on the subject to the Department.
I can conclude by only saying that I had hoped that all former difficulties had ceased forever; on my part they were never mentioned to any person, nor a subject of discourse at any time nor in any place, I was tired hearing of them, and was in hopes that they slumbered forever. While at the subject was never once mentioned; the only thing was the enquiry I made myself to find out as far as I could, whether the report made to me by was correct or no, and this in relation to myself only. If being entirely silent on the subject at [HC 5:315] all times and in all places, is an error, then I am guilty. If evading the subject at all times whenever introduced by others be a crime, then I am guilty, for such is my uniform custom. If this letter is not satisfactory let me know wherein, for it is peace I want. I have been interrupted a great many times since I began to write by people calling at the office. Respectfully
P.S. I do consider it a matter of just offence to me to hear about ’s assisting me to office. I shall have a lower opinion of myself than I now have when I think I need his assistance.
Opened court to try Field for drunkenness, and abusing his wife; I fined him $10. and costs, and required him to find bail of $50 to keep the peace for 6 months
A Conference held at Hartland, New York, 3 Elders and 1 Priest were ordained, and 5 added to the church.
It is estimated that the Chinese loss in their recent war with was 15,000 men, 1500 pieces of cannon, and a great portion of their Navy.
28 March 1843 • Tuesday
28 I removed my from the , (which I have been obliged to occupy for some months,) to the small upper room in the new .
came to my house and insulted me so outrageously, that I kicked him out of the house, across the yard and into the street.
Elder visited who was very sick
29 March 1843 • Wednesday
29 Sat with on a case of debt, and gave judgement against the Defendant.
30 March 1843 • Thursday
30 In the in relation to a new bond, presented to me by , which I rejected as informal; and told he might improve my share of the Ferry one year; and cautioned him, that if he did not consider good for heavy damages, he would be foolish to be his bondsman. [HC 5:316] afterwards took an appeal to the Municipal Court, to be tried on the 10th of April.
returned from having delivered ten Lectures and baptized 3 persons. [p. 1505]
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