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

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<May 9> boat, and she performed her trip in less time than we anticipated and we returned home  about 8 P.M.
10 May 1843 • Wednesday
<10> Directed never to let the court room be occupied by any person  until he received $2.00 in advance.
The blossoms on the apple and other trees appear.
Took my Brother , Elders , and Horace Whitney  in my carriage to the Upper Steam Boat landing and back, they were intending to start on  their mission, but no Steamboat came.
A meeting of the Saints at Leechburg, numbered 5 Elders, 2 Priests, 1 Teacher and  50 members.
11 May 1843 • Thursday
<11> At 6 a.m. baptized , Louisa Bernin, Sarah Alley and others
8 a.m. went to see the new carriage made by Thomas Moore, which was ready for travelling
went to in the new carriage, I rode out as far as the Prairie.
10 a.m. , , , , , ,  , and assembled in Council, and voted that , Noah Rodgers, Benjamin F Groward, and Knowlton F Hanks, go on a mission  to the Pacific Isles— Captain prepare himself to take a Mission to Wales—   go to Ireland— , John Cairnes, and to  and that preside over the church &c <& be> assisted by Elders and  Thomas Ward— that Brother Cairnes go to Scotland, and to ,  under the direction of : and that come immediately to  , or be cut off from the Church: <Also> that this quorum recommend to Presi dent Joseph Smith as Clerk of the .
stated that had offered the use of his draft for the  , Table &c., if any one would copy it, but he had not time to comply with  the request of the quorum to furnish a full draft.
12 May 1843 • Friday
<12> Purchased half of the Steamer “Maid of ” from , and Captain   commenced running her between and as a Ferry boat.
At sunrise Bishop arrived with a raft of 50,000 feet of  pine lumber, <for the and > from the on Black River Wisconsin, where the snow was about 2 ½  feet deep in the Winter.
In a Council of the Twelve it was agreed to visit , , and  , and hold conferences concerning the .
13 May 1843 • Saturday
<13> I rode to in Company with brothers and ; and  tarried for the night with . brothers and slept at Brother  [William] Durfee’s— Brother went to , and Brothers and  to .
14 May 1843 • Sunday
<Sunday 14> Meeting at when I preached, the following is a synopsis reported by  .
“It is not wisdom that we should have all knowledge at once presented before us  but that we should have a little at a time, then we can comprehend it. He then read  the second epistle of Peter 1st. Chap 16 to last verses and dwelt upon the 19 verse with [p. 1548]
May 9 boat, and she performed her trip in less time than we anticipated and we returned home about 8 P.M.
10 May 1843 • Wednesday
10 Directed never to let the court room be occupied by any person until he received $2.00 in advance.
The blossoms on the apple and other trees appear.
Took my Brother , Elders , and Horace Whitney in my carriage to the Upper Steam Boat landing and back, they were intending to start on their mission, but no Steamboat came.
A meeting of the Saints at Leechburg, numbered 5 Elders, 2 Priests, 1 Teacher and 50 members.
11 May 1843 • Thursday
11 At 6 a.m. baptized , Louisa Bernin, Sarah Alley and others
8 a.m. went to see the new carriage made by Thomas Moore, which was ready for travelling
went to in the new carriage, I rode out as far as the Prairie.
10 a.m. , , , , , , , and assembled in Council, and voted that , Noah Rodgers, Benjamin F Groward, and Knowlton F Hanks, go on a mission to the Pacific Isles— Captain prepare himself to take a Mission to Wales— go to Ireland— , John Cairnes, and to and that preside over the church &c & be assisted by Elders and Thomas Ward— that Brother Cairnes go to Scotland, and to , under the direction of : and that come immediately to , or be cut off from the Church: Also that this quorum recommend to President Joseph Smith as Clerk of the .
stated that had offered the use of his draft for the , Table &c., if any one would copy it, but he had not time to comply with the request of the quorum to furnish a full draft.
12 May 1843 • Friday
12 Purchased half of the Steamer “Maid of ” from , and Captain commenced running her between and as a Ferry boat.
At sunrise Bishop arrived with a raft of 50,000 feet of pine lumber, for the and from the on Black River Wisconsin, where the snow was about 2 ½ feet deep in the Winter.
In a Council of the Twelve it was agreed to visit , , and , and hold conferences concerning the .
13 May 1843 • Saturday
13 I rode to in Company with brothers and ; and tarried for the night with . brothers and slept at Brother William Durfee’s— Brother went to , and Brothers and to .
14 May 1843 • Sunday
Sunday 14 Meeting at when I preached, the following is a synopsis reported by .
“It is not wisdom that we should have all knowledge at once presented before us but that we should have a little at a time, then we can comprehend it. He then read the second epistle of Peter 1st. Chap 16 to last verses and dwelt upon the 19 verse with [p. 1548]
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