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

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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<June 1> directed by Revelation for the Salvation of all Saints; and that you will not rest where you are, until all things are prepared before you; and you are gathered home with this rest of Israel to meet your God. I feel strong in the belief, and have a growing expectation, that you will not withhold any means in your power that can be used to accomplish this glorious work. Finally, as one that greatly desires the Salvation of man let me remind you all to strive with a godly zeal for virtue, holiness, and the commandments of the Lord. Be good; be wise; be just; be liberal; and above all be charitable, always abounding in all good works; and may health, peace, and the love of God our Father, and the grace of Jesus Christ our Lord be and abide with you all, is the sincere prayer of, your devoted brother and friend in the everlasting Gospel.
Joseph Smith”
City of )
June 1 1843)
also similar letters to <Elders> , , , and .
Signed a Conveyance of Eric Rhodes bond to Joseph Smith, to
Gave a letter of instructions to who is to accompany Elder on his Mission to Russia.
Elders , , Knowlton F. Hanks and Noah Rodgers started on their Mission for the Society Islands at 2 p.m. on <the> Steamer “Sarah Ann” for .
The quorum of the Twelve Apostles met in Council in my office to make arrangements to start on their Mission to collect Funds for the and .
2 June 1843 • Friday
<2> Closed the contract whereby I gave two notes for $1375. and became half– owner of the Steam [HC 5:417] Boat “Maid of Iowa”, continued in the office with Captn. most of the morning which was very rainy.
In the afternoon rode out in the to invite several friends to take an excursion on “the little Maid” tomorrow, and had a long conversation with a Presbyterian Minister.
Outrages were committed in Wales on public property under an organized band called “Rebecca and her daughters.”
3 June 1843 • Saturday
<3> This morning I with my family and a large company of brethren and sisters, started for , on a pleasure voyage, on the Steam Boat “Maid of Iowa,” we had a fine band of music in attendance, and arrived there about 1 pm.
The Accounts of the Estate were presented to the Probate Judge, to which he made objections, when a new account was made out by , which we made Oath to, when the accounts were accepted by the Probate Judge.
At 5 p m started on our return, but tied up at at 1 a m on account of a severe storm, until day light, when we started home, and were glad to arrive in at 7 a.m. of the 4th. [p. 1568]
June 1 directed by Revelation for the Salvation of all Saints; and that you will not rest where you are, until all things are prepared before you; and you are gathered home with this rest of Israel to meet your God. I feel strong in the belief, and have a growing expectation, that you will not withhold any means in your power that can be used to accomplish this glorious work. Finally, as one that greatly desires the Salvation of man let me remind you all to strive with a godly zeal for virtue, holiness, and the commandments of the Lord. Be good; be wise; be just; be liberal; and above all be charitable, always abounding in all good works; and may health, peace, and the love of God our Father, and the grace of Jesus Christ our Lord be and abide with you all, is the sincere prayer of, your devoted brother and friend in the everlasting Gospel.
Joseph Smith”
City of )
June 1 1843)
also similar letters to Elders , , , and .
Signed a Conveyance of Eric Rhodes bond to Joseph Smith, to
Gave a letter of instructions to who is to accompany Elder on his Mission to Russia.
Elders , , Knowlton F. Hanks and Noah Rodgers started on their Mission for the Society Islands at 2 p.m. on the Steamer “Sarah Ann” for .
The quorum of the Twelve Apostles met in Council in my office to make arrangements to start on their Mission to collect Funds for the and .
2 June 1843 • Friday
2 Closed the contract whereby I gave two notes for $1375. and became half– owner of the Steam [HC 5:417] Boat “Maid of Iowa”, continued in the office with Captn. most of the morning which was very rainy.
In the afternoon rode out in the to invite several friends to take an excursion on “the little Maid” tomorrow, and had a long conversation with a Presbyterian Minister.
Outrages were committed in Wales on public property under an organized band called “Rebecca and her daughters.”
3 June 1843 • Saturday
3 This morning I with my family and a large company of brethren and sisters, started for , on a pleasure voyage, on the Steam Boat “Maid of Iowa,” we had a fine band of music in attendance, and arrived there about 1 pm.
The Accounts of the Estate were presented to the Probate Judge, to which he made objections, when a new account was made out by , which we made Oath to, when the accounts were accepted by the Probate Judge.
At 5 p m started on our return, but tied up at at 1 a m on account of a severe storm, until day light, when we started home, and were glad to arrive in at 7 a.m. of the 4th. [p. 1568]
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