Journal, December 1841–December 1842

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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[page 32, donation records dated 17–20 December 1841]
11, 13 December 1841 • Saturday, Monday
December 11th. Late this evening. Joseph, the prophet. and trustee in trust for the ,  Commanded . President of the twelve, while sitting in the  , to go immediately and instruct the building committee in  their duty, & forbid their receiving any more property for the building of the  Until they received it of himself. and if they committee did not give heed to  the instruction, and attend to their duty to put them in the way so to do:
And on monday Morning, Decr. 13th., delivered the above  Message. to . and . while in the committee House. in  presence of . . and .
13 December 1841 • Monday • Second of Two Entries
1841. Decr. 21st. <13th.> Some time in the fall of 1839. Daniel S. Witter, of the Steam Mill at  , solicited the First Presidency of the church to make a settlement on  the school section, No 10 16, 1 mile south of : and the solicitations  were continued by D. S. Witter. & others, from time to time,  Till the spring or summer of 1841. when articles of Agreement were entered  into between . Esqr. Witter, & others, owners of the school  Section; and the First Presidency; giving the saints the privilege of settling on  the school. section, which had been surveyed & laid out in town Lots. & called.—  , on certain conditions; and went to on the 8th.  of September. and spent several weeks to prepare for the receptions of Emigrants;  in the mean time the inhabitants of . attempted to form an Anti-Mormon  Society. & were much enraged because that , (who had spoken favorably  of the Saints) was appointed clerk of the county by . In  Novr. about 200 saints arrived at , from England, led by ,  and were visited on the 24[th] of Novr. by & , of the Quorum of the twelve, &  counselled To Tarry at . according to the instruction of the first Presidency,
December 13[th]. . Presiding Elder at . stated to the Presidency at  . that Mr Witter had risen $1. per barrel on flour. and sold the sweepings  of his Mill to the Saints at $2.25 per cwt; and that Witter &  had forbid the brethren the priviledge of getting the old wood on the school  section, which they had full liberty to get; that the price of wood on the  wharf had fallen, 25 cents per cord since the arrival of the Saints; that  the citizens had risen on their rents; &c, and the First Presidency  decided that that the saints should remove from To  immediately, & that the proceedings at be published in the  Times & Seasons.— [7 lines blank] [p. 33]
[page 32, donation records dated 17–20 December 1841]
11, 13 December 1841 • Saturday, Monday
December 11th. Late this evening. Joseph, the prophet. and trustee in trust for the , Commanded . President of the twelve, while sitting in the , to go immediately and instruct the building committee in their duty, & forbid their receiving any more property for the building of the Until they received it of himself. and if the committee did not give heed to the instruction, and attend to their duty to put them in the way so to do:
And on monday Morning, Decr. 13th., delivered the above Message. to . and . while in the committee House. in presence of . . and .
13 December 1841 • Monday • Second of Two Entries
1841. Decr. 13th. Some time in the fall of 1839. Daniel S. Witter, of the Steam Mill at , solicited the First Presidency of the church to make a settlement on the school section, No 16, 1 mile south of : and the solicitations were continued by D. S. Witter. & others, from time to time, Till the spring or summer of 1841. when articles of Agreement were entered into between . Esqr. Witter, & others, owners of the school Section; and the First Presidency; giving the saints the privilege of settling on the school. section, which had been surveyed & laid out in town Lots. & called.— , on certain conditions; and went to on the 8th. of September. and spent several weeks to prepare for the reception of Emigrants; in the mean time the inhabitants of . attempted to form an Anti-Mormon Society. & were much enraged because that , (who had spoken favorably of the Saints) was appointed clerk of the county by . In Novr. about 200 saints arrived at , from England, led by , and were visited on the 24[th] of Novr. by & , of the Quorum of the twelve, & counselled To Tarry at . according to the instruction of the first Presidency,
December 13[th]. . Presiding Elder at . stated to the Presidency at . that Mr Witter had risen $1. per barrel on flour. and sold the sweepings of his Mill to the Saints at $2.25 per cwt; and that Witter & had forbid the brethren the priviledge of getting the old wood on the school section, which they had full liberty to get; that the price of wood on the wharf had fallen, 25 cents per cord since the arrival of the Saints; that the citizens had risen on their rents; &c, and the First Presidency decided that the saints should remove from To immediately, & that the proceedings at be published in the Times & Seasons.— [7 lines blank] [p. 33]
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