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

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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<May 29>
“Appointments by the Quorum of the Twelve.
Elder , to , to preside over the English Mission.
Elder John Cairns to Scotland.
Elder to Ireland.
Elder Benjamin Brown, accompanied by Elder Jesse W. Crosby, to the Province  of Nova Scotia.
Elder to .
Elder Isaac Chase to the Eastern States.
Elder Stephen Abbott, and Charles E. Spencer, to :  Elder Isaac Thomson to accompany them. , Clerk.”
Pleasant but cool, after the rain.
30 May 1843 • Tuesday
<30> In the from 9 till noon examining Nauvoo Stock, transacting business  with the Twelve Apostles <&><,> taking bonds from , , , ,   and of which I insert one as follows.
“Know all  men by these presents that we and are held and  firmly bound unto Joseph Smith as Sole Trustee in trust for the church of Jesus  Christ of Latter Day Saints, in the penal sum of Two thousand dollars lawful money  of the , for the payment of the which sum well and truly to be made  we bind ourselves our heirs, assigns and administrators firmly by these presents.—  Dated at , this 30th. day of May 1843.
The condition of the above obligation is such, that if the above bounden  , who has been appointed an Agent to collect funds for the Nauvoo  house association and for the now building in the city of , shall  faithfully pay to the said Trustee in Trust as aforesaid, all moneys that he may  collect for either house, then this obligation to be null and void, otherwise to remain  in full force and virtue.
Signed sealed and delivered the day and year first above written.
LS
LS”
In the presence of)
John Snider )
and directed that receipts be also written for the Nauvoo Stock as follows:
“ Received May 30th 1843 of Joseph Smith Sole Trustee in Trust for  the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Three hundred Stock certificates of  Nauvoo House Association numbering as follows.
200 numbering 1 to 200 inc. dated February 8th. 1841
36 do 125 to 160 inc. do " 5th. 1841
36 do 376 to 411 inc. do " 10th. 1841
28 do 5 to 32 inc do " 6th. 1841
300 Shares value $15.000.— .”
Afterwards superintended the preparation of papers to settle the Lawrence  business. ¶ <My brother, , baptized Jonathan C. Wright and ordained him an Elder.>
31 May 1843 • Wednesday
<31> Called at the and Court room before breakfast, and conferred with   on business. [p. 1565]
May 29
“Appointments by the Quorum of the Twelve.
Elder to Ireland.
Elder Benjamin Brown, accompanied by Elder Jesse W. Crosby, to the Province of Nova Scotia.
Elder to .
Elder Isaac Chase to the Eastern States.
Elder Stephen Abbott, and Charles E. Spencer, to : Elder Isaac Thomson to accompany them. , Clerk.”
Pleasant but cool, after the rain.
30 May 1843 • Tuesday
30 In the from 9 till noon examining Nauvoo Stock, transacting business with the Twelve Apostles , taking bonds from , , , , and of which I insert one as follows.
“Know all men by these presents that we and are held and firmly bound unto Joseph Smith as Sole Trustee in trust for the church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, in the penal sum of Two thousand dollars lawful money of the , for the payment of the which sum well and truly to be made we bind ourselves our heirs, assigns and administrators firmly by these presents.— Dated at , this 30th. day of May 1843.
The condition of the above obligation is such, that if the above bounden , who has been appointed an Agent to collect funds for the Nauvoo house association and for the now building in the city of , shall faithfully pay to the said Trustee in Trust as aforesaid, all moneys that he may collect for either house, then this obligation to be null and void, otherwise to remain in full force and virtue.
Signed sealed and delivered the day and year first above written.
LS
LS”
In the presence of)
John Snider )
and directed that receipts be also written for the Nauvoo Stock as follows:
“ Received May 30th 1843 of Joseph Smith Sole Trustee in Trust for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Three hundred Stock certificates of Nauvoo House Association numbering as follows.
200 numbering 1 to 200 inc. dated February 8th. 1841
36 do 125 to 160 inc. do " 5th. 1841
36 do 376 to 411 inc. do " 10th. 1841
28 do 5 to 32 inc do " 6th. 1841
300 Shares value $15.000.— .”
Afterwards superintended the preparation of papers to settle the Lawrence business. ¶ My brother, , baptized Jonathan C. Wright and ordained him an Elder.
31 May 1843 • Wednesday
31 Called at the and Court room before breakfast, and conferred with on business. [p. 1565]
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