Journal, December 1841–December 1842

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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27 June 1842 • Monday

Monday 27 Transacting business in general through the day. borrowed money of Bros.  . &c. & made payment To for the mound.  when the council assembled in the evening. Brothers. . Ivins[,]  . Pierce & others being present. the adjound [adjourned] council was  posponed till tuesday eveni[n]g. & Joseph proce[e]d to Lecture at length  on the importance of uniting the means of the brethren. for the  purpose of establishing manufactories of all kinds. furnishing labor  for the poor &c. Brothers & offered their goods. toward  the general funds. & good feelings were generally manifest. This  morning Little. .— told his dream to all the house “that the  Missourians had got their heads knocked off.”—

28 June 1842 • Tuesday

Tuesday 28 payed Brothers & . s goods were recived at the store  & Bro Robins [John R. Robbins] conscirated [consecrated] his goods & money to the general funds. the  adgournd [adjourned] council of Sunday eve[n]ing met at the upper Room at Josephs.  & were agreed that a reinforcement go immediatly to the  Led by Bro Ezra chase. & after uniting in Solemn prayer. to God.  for a blessing on themselves & famili[e]s & the chu[r]ch in general. & for the  building up of the . & . & : for deliverance  from their enemies. & the sp[r]ead of the work of Righteousnss: & that . (who was expecting to go east tomorrow for his family.) that  he might have a prosperous Journey. have power of over the winds &  elements, & all opposition. & dangers; his life & health be preserved. &  be speedily returnd to this place with his family. that their lives &  helths might be p[r]eserved. & that they might come up in peace to  this place. & that he might be prosprd according to the  disire of his heart in all things in relation to his household.  & the church. & that the spirit of God might rest upon him continually  so that He may act according to the wisdom of heaven, continually.  the council dispersed. Previous to the council President Joseph  in company with visited & his family  & had much conversation about & others. Much unplesat [unpleasant]  feeling was manifested by ’s family who were confounded & put  to silence by the truth. from Prst— Joseph

29 June 1842 • Wednesday

Wednesday 28 29 Held a long conversation with . found fault  with being exposed. but Joseph told him he spoke of him in self  defence. was or appeard humble & promisd to reform.
Heard the Read in the Law of the Lord. paid taxes Rode  out in the city on business with . The  being about to start east on a Journy. commited the Law of the Lord  To to continue this Journal in &c in his absence. & the  Keys &c to the president. &
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27 June 1842 • Monday

Monday 27 Transacting business in general through the day. borrowed money of Bros. . &c. & made payment To for the mound. when the council assembled in the evening. Brothers. . Ivins, . Pierce & others being present. the adjound [adjourned] council was posponed till tuesday evening. & Joseph proceed to Lecture at length on the importance of uniting the means of the brethren. for the purpose of establishing manufactories of all kinds. furnishing labor for the poor &c. Brothers & offered their goods. toward the general funds. & good feelings were generally manifest. This morning Little. .— told his dream to all the house “that the Missourians had got their heads knocked off.”—

28 June 1842 • Tuesday

Tuesday 28 payed Brothers & . s goods were recived at the store & Bro Robins [John R. Robbins] conscirated [consecrated] his goods & money to the general funds. the adgournd adjourned council of Sunday evening met at the upper Room at Josephs. & were agreed that a reinforcement go immediatly to the Led by Bro Ezra chase. & after uniting in Solemn prayer. to God. for a blessing on themselves & families & the church in general. & for the building up of the . & . & : for deliverance from their enemies. & the spread of the work of Righteousnss: & that . (who was expecting to go east tomorrow for his family.) that he might have a prosperous Journey. have power of over the winds & elements, & all opposition. & dangers; his life & health be preserved. & be speedily returnd to this place with his family. that their lives & helths might be preserved. & that they might come up in peace to this place. & that might be prosprd according to the disire of his heart in all things in relation to his household. & the church. & that the spirit of God might rest upon him continually so that He may act according to the wisdom of heaven, . the council dispersed. Previous to the council President Joseph in company with visited & his family & had much conversation about & others. Much unplesat [unpleasant] feeling was manifested by ’s family who were confounded & put to silence by the truth. from Prst— Joseph

29 June 1842 • Wednesday

Wednesday 29 Held a long conversation with . found fault with being exposed. but Joseph told him he spoke of him in self defence. was or appeard humble & promisd to reform.
Heard the Read in the Law of the Lord. paid taxes Rode out in the city on business with . The being about to start east on a Journy. commited the Law of the Lord To to continue this Journal &c in his absence. & the Keys &c to the president. &
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