History, 1838–1856, volume E-1 [1 July 1843–30 April 1844]

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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<September 20> I answered ’s letter received on the 18th.
Elder instructed Elder to go and engage a passage for himself and Elders Noah Rogers, Knowlton F. Hanks and , as missionaries to the Pacific Islands, [HC 6:36] although they had not one tenth of the means on hand to pay <their passage>.
<In the evening Elders , , , , and visited Mr. O. S. Fowler the Phrenologist, who examined their heads, and gave their Phrenological Charts.>
21 September 1843 • Thursday
<21> Thursday 21 Made affidavit with and to auditor of State vs .
About 11 A. M. called with my brother , to see about getting a copy of his blessing, and wished much joy in his new daughter. About noon went on board the “Maid of Iowa” with , Clerk of the boat. 1 p. m, the thermometer stood at 100º in the shade.
22 September 1843 • Friday
<22> Friday 22 The Twelve visited the Navy Yard and Harbor of , the Mississippi steam ship, the Rope walk, the Bunker hill Monument, the State House, and the States prison. In the evening they addressed the Saints in Boylston Hall.
Elder accompanied by Elder , engaged a passage to the Society Islands at $100 each for himself, Noah Rogers, Knowlton F. Hanks and .
23 September 1843 • Saturday
<23> Saturday 23 Elder returned from ; the trial of and being postponed ‘till May next.
Bishop returned from the . He reports the water in Black River so low that they could not get their raft into the .
I had an interview with Elder , from whom I borrowed $75 for the
24 September 1843 • Sunday
<24> Sunday 24 I preached on the about one hour on the 2nd. ch. Acts; designing to shew the folly of common stock. In every [HC 6:37] one is Steward over his own. After preaching, I called upon the brethren to draw stone for the , and gave notice for a special Conference for 6th. Octr. next. Adjourned the meeting about one p. m., on account of the prospect of rain. Judge McBride, and a lawyer from were present at the meeting.
25 September 1843 • Monday
<25> Monday 25 Wet day. At home— held a conversation with the Lawyer.
26 September 1843 • Tuesday
<26> Tuesday 26 Held Mayor’s court, and tried case “Dana vs Leeches.” No cause of action. Called at the about 6 p.m. and directed the Clerk to issue papers on the case “Medagh vs Hovey.”
27 September 1843 • Wednesday
<27> Wednesday 27 The “Neighbor” of this date has the following editorial:—
“We find that the “ Whig” has some very righteous remarks to make concerning the Mormons, emanating from the purest principles of patriotism(?) The Editor has had some “private conversation” with some individual, or individuals about certain charges brought against the Mormons, particularly that of screening horse thieves.
We think that the Whig has not done itself much credit in advocating the principles contained in those resolutions— we leave that however for [p. 1737]
September 20 I answered ’s letter received on the 18th.
Elder instructed Elder to go and engage a passage for himself and Elders Noah Rogers, Knowlton F. Hanks and , as missionaries to the Pacific Islands, [HC 6:36] although they had not one tenth of the means on hand to pay their passage.
In the evening Elders , , , , and visited Mr. O. S. Fowler the Phrenologist, who examined their heads, and gave their Phrenological Charts.
21 September 1843 • Thursday
21 Thursday 21 Made affidavit with and to auditor of State vs .
About 11 A. M. called with my brother , to see about getting a copy of his blessing, and wished much joy in his new daughter. About noon went on board the “Maid of Iowa” with , Clerk of the boat. 1 p. m, the thermometer stood at 100º in the shade.
22 September 1843 • Friday
22 Friday 22 The Twelve visited the Navy Yard and Harbor of , the Mississippi steam ship, the Rope walk, the Bunker hill Monument, the State House, and the States prison. In the evening they addressed the Saints in Boylston Hall.
Elder accompanied by Elder , engaged a passage to the Society Islands at $100 each for himself, Noah Rogers, Knowlton F. Hanks and .
23 September 1843 • Saturday
23 Saturday 23 Elder returned from ; the trial of and being postponed ‘till May next.
Bishop returned from the . He reports the water in Black River so low that they could not get their raft into the .
I had an interview with Elder , from whom I borrowed $75 for the
24 September 1843 • Sunday
24 Sunday 24 I preached on the about one hour on the 2nd. ch. Acts; designing to shew the folly of common stock. In every [HC 6:37] one is Steward over his own. After preaching, I called upon the brethren to draw stone for the , and gave notice for a special Conference for 6th. Octr. next. Adjourned the meeting about one p. m., on account of the prospect of rain. Judge McBride, and a lawyer from were present at the meeting.
25 September 1843 • Monday
25 Monday 25 Wet day. At home— held a conversation with the Lawyer.
26 September 1843 • Tuesday
26 Tuesday 26 Held Mayor’s court, and tried case “Dana vs Leeches.” No cause of action. Called at the about 6 p.m. and directed the Clerk to issue papers on the case “Medagh vs Hovey.”
27 September 1843 • Wednesday
27 Wednesday 27 The “Neighbor” of this date has the following editorial:—
“We find that the “ Whig” has some very righteous remarks to make concerning the Mormons, emanating from the purest principles of patriotism(?) The Editor has had some “private conversation” with some individual, or individuals about certain charges brought against the Mormons, particularly that of screening horse thieves.
We think that the Whig has not done itself much credit in advocating the principles contained in those resolutions— we leave that however for [p. 1737]
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