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

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<April 10> Gave a letter of Attorney to to sell some of the Church property in Macedonia
A conference was held at Batavia, on the 6th and 7th of April. Elder , President, R. J. Coats, Clerk, 11 Branches, 167 Members, 1 High Priest, 48 Elders,  2 Priests and 3 Teachers, were represented in good standing, a general spirit of inquiry prevailing  7 Elders were ordained. and others delivered addresses to the young Elders; on  the signs of the Times; the Mission of the Prophet; and the building of the
A conference was also held in the at , <at> which <was> passed  a resolution for the removal of all the Saints in that place, to . Elder the  President, preached several times, and about one hundred apostates, and a few new members were  baptized during the conference.
wrote to Bishop on the 7th as follows:
Mo. April 7th 1843,
Sir. At the request of who is now confined in our  jail. I write you a few lines concerning his affairs. He is held to bail in the sum of  $5000, and wishes some of his friends to bail him out, he also wishes some friend to bring  his clothes to him, he is in good health and pretty good spirits. My own opinion is, after  conversing with several persons here, that it would not be safe for any of ’s friends to  come here, notwithstanding I have written the above at his request, neither do I think bail  would be taken (unless it was some responsible person, well known here as a resident of this )  Any letter to (post paid) with authority expressed on the back for me to open it, will  be handed to him without delay. In the meantime he will be humanly treated, and dealt  with kindly until discharged by due course of law. Yours &c  Mr .
The plague appeared at Alexandria, Manshura, and Diamelta, making great ravages.
11 April 1843 • Tuesday
<11> In the most of the day. Some rain and wind
A volcano broke out near Kanigshatte, in Silesia
12 April 1843 • Wednesday
<12> In conversation with Mr [John] Gillett concerning the purchase.
In consequence of misunderstanding on the part of the Temple Committee, and  their interference with the business of the Architect, I gave a certificate to to  carry out my designs and <the> architecture of the in , and that no person or persons  shall interfere with him, or his plans, in the building of the .
Before the Elders conference closed, the Steamer “Amaranth” appeared in sight of the  , coming up the , and about noon landed her passengers at the wharf opposite the old  Post Office building; consisting of about 240 Saints from under the charge of Elder  Lorenzo Snow, who left last January, after a mission of nearly 3 years.
I with a large company of the brethren and sisters was present to greet the arrival  of our friends: and gave notice to the new comers to meet at the tomorrow morning  at 10 o’clock to hear instructions.
After unloading the Saints, the “Amaranth” proceeded up the , being the first  boat up this season. [p. 1528]
April 10 Gave a letter of Attorney to to sell some of the Church property in Macedonia
A conference was held at Batavia, on the 6th and 7th of April. Elder , President, R. J. Coats, Clerk, 11 Branches, 167 Members, 1 High Priest, 48 Elders, 2 Priests and 3 Teachers, were represented in good standing, a general spirit of inquiry prevailing 7 Elders were ordained. and others delivered addresses to the Elders; on the signs of the Times; the Mission of the Prophet; and the building of the
A conference was also held in the at , at which was passed a resolution for the removal of all the Saints in that place, to . Elder the President, preached several times, and about one hundred apostates, and a few new members were baptized during the conference.
wrote to Bishop on the 7th as follows:
Mo. April 7th 1843,
Sir. At the request of who is now confined in our jail. I write you a few lines concerning his affairs. He is held to bail in the sum of $5000, and wishes some of his friends to bail him out, he also wishes some friend to bring his clothes to him, he is in good health and pretty good spirits. My own opinion is, after conversing with several persons here, that it would not be safe for any of ’s friends to come here, notwithstanding I have written the above at his request, neither do I think bail would be taken (unless it was some responsible person, well known here as a resident of this ) Any letter to (post paid) with authority expressed on the back for me to open it, will be handed to him without delay. In the meantime he will be humanly treated, and dealt with kindly until discharged by due course of law. Yours &c Mr .
The plague appeared at Alexandria, Manshura, and Diamelta, making great ravages.
11 April 1843 • Tuesday
11 In the most of the day. Some rain and wind
A volcano broke out near Kanigshatte, in Silesia
12 April 1843 • Wednesday
12 In conversation with Mr [John] Gillett concerning the purchase.
In consequence of misunderstanding on the part of the Temple Committee, and their interference with the business of the Architect, I gave a certificate to to carry out my designs and the architecture of the in , and that no person or persons shall interfere with him, or his plans, in the building of the .
Before the Elders conference closed, the Steamer “Amaranth” appeared in sight of the , coming up the , and about noon landed her passengers at the wharf opposite the old Post Office building; consisting of about 240 Saints from under the charge of Elder Lorenzo Snow, who left last January, after a mission of nearly 3 years.
I with a large company of the brethren and sisters was present to greet the arrival of our friends: and gave notice to the new comers to meet at the tomorrow morning at 10 o’clock to hear instructions.
After unloading the Saints, the “Amaranth” proceeded up the , being the first boat up this season. [p. 1528]
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