Journal, December 1841–December 1842

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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a Mob upon us, and as Mr was then present he would have the  privilege of either admitting or denying it. Question by “Who did  tell that I and my brother were conspiring to bring a mob upon you” Answer by  Joseph “He told me and he told [blank] Allred and s wife & others”. Q by  “Where did he say we were going to bring a mob from”. Ans. by Joseph. “From ”.   then arose and said, “I was conversing with my brother this morning and  he said he had never seen since he had us before him last year for cons piracy. I have only seen him twice since last fall, I saw <him> once then. I was going  to about 2 weeks ago. The Boat I was on stopped at the upper Landing place and  I came ashore a little while. The first person I saw was ; we entered  into conversation, but there was no mention made of mobs. I have not seen  him since. I always regarded the same as I regard you (Joseph) and  thought you were pretty well matched. If any one says that I have conspired to  bring a Mob upon you it is false”. The meeting was then peaceably dismissed.   returned at night. He was seen about 2 miles this side ; set on a  log. He says he has concluded to do right.

16 July 1842 • Saturday

Saturday 16th. Rode out on prairie with to show some land to Bro Russel from  called at his farm and dined at . Afterwards went to hoeing potatoes.

17 July 1842 • Sunday

Sunday 17th. At the , was sick. At home the remainder of the day.

18 July 1842 • Monday

Monday 18th. Rode out to bro Kearn’s [Henry Kearns’s] and to the .—

19 July 1842 • Tuesday

Tuesday 19th. Rode out with , Henry Kearns & others to look at Timber Land

22 July 1842 • Friday

Thrsday <Friday> 20th. <22nd.> P.M. <A.M.> At the stand conflicting with and correcting the public mind  with regard to reports put in circulation by & others. In the P.M. a  petition was prepared and singed [signed] by the citizens praying the not to  issue a writ for the Prest.

24 July 1842 • Sunday

Sunday 24th. In the A.M. at home sick. In the P.M. at the . Spoke concerning having returned with good news. That could do nothing &c.

26 July 1842 • Tuesday

Tuesday 26 Sick. Rode to the in the P.M.

27 July 1842 • Wednesday

Wednesday 27th. At the , listening to the electioneering candidates. After they had got through  spake some

31 July 1842 • Sunday

Sunday 31st. In council with Bishops & , , &c concerning sickness. s has been sick about a week and this morning  he began to sink very fast untill 12 o clock when death put a period to  his sufferings.

3 August 1842 • Wednesday

August Wednesday 3rd. In the city transacting various business— and in company with  and others.

4 August 1842 • Thursday

Thursday 4th. In the learning sword exercise under Col. Brewer from  and attending various other business. [p. 128]
a Mob upon us, and as Mr was then present he would have the privilege of either admitting or denying it. Question by “Who did tell that I and my brother were conspiring to bring a mob upon you” Answer by Joseph “He told me and he told [blank] Allred and s wife & others”. Q by “Where did he say we were going to bring a mob from”. Ans. by Joseph. “From ”. then arose and said, “I was conversing with my brother this morning and he said he had never seen since he had us before him last year for conspiracy. I have only seen him twice since last fall, I saw him once then. I was going to about 2 weeks ago. The Boat I was on stopped at the upper Landing place and I came ashore a little while. The first person I saw was ; we entered into conversation, but there was no mention made of mobs. I have not seen him since. I always regarded the same as I regard you (Joseph) and thought you were pretty well matched. If any one says that I have conspired to bring a Mob upon you it is false”. The meeting was then peaceably dismissed. returned at night. He was seen about 2 miles this side ; set on a log. He says he has concluded to do right.

16 July 1842 • Saturday

Saturday 16th. Rode out on prairie with to show some land to Bro Russel from called at his farm and dined at . Afterwards went to hoeing potatoes.

17 July 1842 • Sunday

Sunday 17th. At the , was sick. At home the remainder of the day.

18 July 1842 • Monday

Monday 18th. Rode out to bro Kearn’s Henry Kearns’s and to the .—

19 July 1842 • Tuesday

Tuesday 19th. Rode out with , Henry Kearns & others to look at Timber Land

22 July 1842 • Friday

Friday 22nd. A.M. At the stand conflicting with and correcting the public mind with regard to reports put in circulation by & others. In the P.M. a petition was prepared and singed [signed] by the citizens praying the not to issue a writ for the Prest.

24 July 1842 • Sunday

Sunday 24th. In the A.M. at home sick. In the P.M. at the . Spoke concerning having returned with good news. That could do nothing &c.

26 July 1842 • Tuesday

Tuesday 26 Sick. Rode to the in the P.M.

27 July 1842 • Wednesday

Wednesday 27th. At the , listening to the electioneering candidates. After they had got through spake some

31 July 1842 • Sunday

Sunday 31st. In council with Bishops & , , &c concerning sickness. s has been sick about a week and this morning he began to sink very fast untill 12 o clock when death put a period to his sufferings.

3 August 1842 • Wednesday

August Wednesday 3rd. In the city transacting various business— and in company with and others.

4 August 1842 • Thursday

Thursday 4th. In the learning sword exercise under Col. Brewer from and attending various other business. [p. 128]
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