History, 1838–1856, volume F-1 [1 May 1844–8 August 1844]

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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<​May 4​> “Colonel ,
Lieut. Colonel ,
" " ,
" " ,
as members, and Colonel as Judge Advocate; [HC 6:355] also to summons and to appear at the same time and place as witnesses.
“Given under my hand the day and year above written,
,
Major General N. L. Commanding.”
wrote a letter at Prest. ’s <​request​> to .
5 May 1844 • Sunday
<​5​> Sunday 5 At home. Rainy day. Elder preached at the at 2 p. m. A large company of friends at my house afternoon and evening, whom I addressed on the true policy of this people in our intercourse with the National government.
<​¶A Conference was held at Marsh Hill, (Formerly Froom’s Hill,) England, comprising 681 members, 22 Elders, 43 priests, 15 teachers, 7 deacons.​>
6 May 1844 • Monday
<​6​> Monday 6 Attended General Council all day. <​Elder was added <​to​> the Council.​> Voted to send on a mission to France, and to . was nominated as a candidate for the Vice Presidency of the . I had a warrant served on me by , issued by the Clerk of the Circuit Court at on the complaint of , who had laid his damages at $5,000, but for what the writ does not state!! I petitioned the Municipal Court for a writ of Habeas Corpus, which I obtained.
At 6 P. M., I was in conversation with and a number of gentlemen in my on the subject of ’s correspondence with .
Beautiful day. West wind.
7 May 1844 • Tuesday
<​7​> Tuesday 7. Rode out on the prarie at 9 A. M. with some gentlemen to sell them some land. A tremendous thunder shower in the afternoon with strong wind and rain, which abated about sunset, and I staid at my all night.
Esquire issued a writ of ejectment against all persons who had bought land of Dr. [HC 6:356] on the block east of the , having given them warranty deeds, but not having paid for the land himself.
An opposition printing press arrived at ’s.
The following notice was issued by the :—
“State of Illinois,)
City of ,)
To the of said greeting. You are hereby required to notify , , and , that they have been elected members of the City Council of said ; and that he has been elected Alderman of said by said City Council; and the said Councilors and Alderman, and Gustavus Hills, are required to appear, receive their oath of office, and take seats in said Council on Saturday the 8th. June 1844, at 10 o’clock A. M., at the council chamber. By order of the Council.
“Witness my hand Corporation Seal this 7th. May 1844.
,
Recorder.
L.S. [p. 6]
May 4 “Colonel ,
Lieut. Colonel ,
" " ,
" " ,
as members, and Colonel as Judge Advocate; [HC 6:355] also to summons and to appear at the same time and place as witnesses.
“Given under my hand the day and year above written,
,
Major General N. L. Commanding.”
wrote a letter at Prest. ’s request to .
5 May 1844 • Sunday
5 Sunday 5 At home. Rainy day. Elder preached at the at 2 p. m. A large company of friends at my house afternoon and evening, whom I addressed on the true policy of this people in our intercourse with the National government.
¶A Conference was held at Marsh Hill, (Formerly Froom’s Hill,) England, comprising 681 members, 22 Elders, 43 priests, 15 teachers, 7 deacons.
6 May 1844 • Monday
6 Monday 6 Attended General Council all day. Elder was added to the Council. Voted to send on a mission to France, and to . was nominated as a candidate for the Vice Presidency of the . I had a warrant served on me by , issued by the Clerk of the Circuit Court at on the complaint of , who had laid his damages at $5,000, but for what the writ does not state!! I petitioned the Municipal Court for a writ of Habeas Corpus, which I obtained.
At 6 P. M., I was in conversation with and a number of gentlemen in my on the subject of ’s correspondence with .
Beautiful day. West wind.
7 May 1844 • Tuesday
7 Tuesday 7. Rode out on the prarie at 9 A. M. with some gentlemen to sell them some land. A tremendous thunder shower in the afternoon with strong wind and rain, which abated about sunset, and I staid at my all night.
Esquire issued a writ of ejectment against all persons who had bought land of Dr. [HC 6:356] on the block east of the , having given them warranty deeds, but not having paid for the land himself.
An opposition printing press arrived at ’s.
The following notice was issued by the :—
“State of Illinois,)
City of ,)
To the of said greeting. You are hereby required to notify , , and , that they have been elected members of the City Council of said ; and that he has been elected Alderman of said by said City Council; and the said Councilors and Alderman, and Gustavus Hills, are required to appear, receive their oath of office, and take seats in said Council on Saturday the 8th. June 1844, at 10 o’clock A. M., at the council chamber. By order of the Council.
“Witness my hand Corporation Seal this 7th. May 1844.
,
Recorder.
L.S. [p. 6]
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