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

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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<April 13> where I asked Dr. if he bore my expences to , or any part thereof.
replied he did not.
I stated that had said that he was taken in a secret council when told him, he had paid my expenses &c.
replied he never had a secret interview with , and gave his version of the meeting.
I then asked him, have I ever misused you any way?
said I do not feel at liberty to answer this question, under existing circumstances.
I again asked him. Did I ever misuse you?
He again replied I do not feel at liberty to answer, under existing circumstances.
I then asked Did I ever wrong you in deal, or personally misuse you in any shape? [HC 6:332]
said I do not feel at liberty to answer, I have treated you christianly and friendly too, so far as I have had ability.
I then asked him to tell me where I had done wrong, and I will ask his forgiveness— for I want you to prove to this company by your own testimony that I have treated you honorably.
then said I shall testify no further at present.
I then asked Justice did I ever make oath before you against Simpson?— who replied, not before the prosecution.
I then told the whole story.
Andrew Colton then came up before the Municipal Court on Habeas Corpus, and was discharged on the insufficiency of the papers.
After which I preferred the following charge before the High Council against Dr. “for unchristianlike conduct in general, for abusing my character privately, for throwing out slanderous insinuations against me, for conspiring against my peace and safety, for conspiring against my life, for conspiring against the peace of my family, and for lying.”
A charge was preferred against for teaching Spiritual wife doctrine and neglecting his family, which was handed over to the High Council to act upon.
<At 2 p. m. Elder delivered a political discourse>
about 5 p. m. the “Maid of Iowa” [blank] arrived at the — filled with passengers from — led by William Kay. 210 Souls started from , and nearly all arrived in good health and spirits— one smaller company having previously arrived.
14 April 1844 • Sunday
<14> Sunday 14. Rainy day. no meeting at the . I preached on board the “Maid of Iowa”
Committee of the Council met in the afternoon at my . [HC 6:333]
15 April 1844 • Monday
<15> Monday 15. At home settling with for steamboat “Maid of Iowa”. She has returned in debt about $1700. After much conversation [p. 2010]
April 13 where I asked Dr. if he bore my expences to , or any part thereof.
replied he did not.
I stated that had said that he was taken in a secret council when told him, he had paid my expenses &c.
replied he never had a secret interview with , and gave his version of the meeting.
I then asked him, have I ever misused you any way?
said I do not feel at liberty to answer this question, under existing circumstances.
I again asked him. Did I ever misuse you?
He again replied I do not feel at liberty to answer, under existing circumstances.
I then asked Did I ever wrong you in deal, or personally misuse you in any shape? [HC 6:332]
said I do not feel at liberty to answer, I have treated you christianly and friendly too, so far as I have had ability.
I then asked him to tell me where I had done wrong, and I will ask his forgiveness— for I want you to prove to this company by your own testimony that I have treated you honorably.
then said I shall testify no further at present.
I then asked Justice did I ever make oath before you against Simpson?— who replied, not before the prosecution.
I then told the whole story.
Andrew Colton then came up before the Municipal Court on Habeas Corpus, and was discharged on the insufficiency of the papers.
After which I preferred the following charge before the High Council against Dr. “for unchristianlike conduct in general, for abusing my character privately, for throwing out slanderous insinuations against me, for conspiring against my peace and safety, for conspiring against my life, for conspiring against the peace of my family, and for lying.”
A charge was preferred against for teaching Spiritual wife doctrine and neglecting his family, which was handed over to the High Council to act upon.
At 2 p. m. Elder delivered a political discourse
about 5 p. m. the “Maid of Iowa” [blank] arrived at the — filled with passengers from — led by William Kay. 210 Souls started from , and nearly all arrived in good health and spirits— one smaller company having previously arrived.
14 April 1844 • Sunday
14 Sunday 14. Rainy day. no meeting at the . I preached on board the “Maid of Iowa”
Committee of the Council met in the afternoon at my . [HC 6:333]
15 April 1844 • Monday
15 Monday 15. At home settling with for steamboat “Maid of Iowa”. She has returned in debt about $1700. After much conversation [p. 2010]
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