Journal, December 1841–December 1842

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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15 September 1842 • Thursday

Thursday 15th. In council with . Also councilled Uncle and brother Daniel  C. Davis to move immediately to and help to build up a city.

16 September 1842 • Friday

Friday 16th. With at home. painting

17 September 1842 • Saturday

Saturday 17th. At home with , painting.

18 September 1842 • Sunday

Sunday 18th. At home. In the evening had a visit from .

19–20 September 1842 • Monday–Tuesday

Monday 19th. & Tuesday 20th. With brothers . painting at his house.

21 September 1842 • Wednesday

Wednesday 21st. In the large room over the . In the P.M. had a visit from E[lde]r  on[e] of the quorum of the Twelve who is just recovering from a severe attack  of sickness. He councilled concerning the — removing  one Press to &c.—

22 September 1842 • Thursday

Thurday 22nd. At home. Arrangeing with concerning moving printing press to  ; buying paper &c.

23 September 1842 • Friday

Friday 23rd. At home. Had a visit from .

24 September 1842 • Saturday

Saturday 24th. At home. Had a visit from old Mr [Joseph] Murdock & Lady concerning land &c

25 September 1842 • Sunday

Sunday 25th. At the . Spake more than two hours chiefly on the subject of his  persecution.

26 September 1842 • Monday

Monday 26th. In the Large room over the .—

27–28 September 1842 • Tuesday–Wednesday

Tuesday 27th. & Wednesday 28th. At home. Nothing of importance transpired.

29 September 1842 • Thursday

Thursday 29th. This day began to be sick with fever; consequently president  Joseph kept in the house and with her all day.

30 September 1842 • Friday

Friday 30th. no better. President Joseph was with her all day.

1 October 1842 • Saturday

October Saturday 1st. This A.M. President Joseph is sick, having a very severe pain in his  left side; was not able to be about in consequence.  about as usual. The President had previously sent for the  Committee to balance their accounts and ascertain how the   business was going on. Some reports had been circulated  that the committee was not making a righteous disposition of  property consecrated for the building of the and there  appeared to be some disatisfaction amongst the laborers. After  carefully examining the accounts and enquiring into the manner  of the proceedings of Committee President Joseph expressed himself  perfectly satisfied with them and their works. The books were [p. 205]

15 September 1842 • Thursday

Thursday 15th. In council with . Also councilled Uncle and brother Daniel C. Davis to move immediately to and help to build up a city.

16 September 1842 • Friday

Friday 16th. With at home. painting

17 September 1842 • Saturday

Saturday 17th. At home with , painting.

18 September 1842 • Sunday

Sunday 18th. At home. In the evening had a visit from .

19–20 September 1842 • Monday–Tuesday

Monday 19th. & Tuesday 20th. With brother . painting at his house.

21 September 1842 • Wednesday

Wednesday 21st. In the large room over the . In the P.M. had a visit from Elder one of the quorum of the Twelve who is just recovering from a severe attack of sickness. He councilled concerning the — removing one Press to &c.—

22 September 1842 • Thursday

Thurday 22nd. At home. Arrangeing with concerning moving printing press to ; buying paper &c.

23 September 1842 • Friday

Friday 23rd. At home. Had a visit from .

24 September 1842 • Saturday

Saturday 24th. At home. Had a visit from old Mr Joseph Murdock & Lady concerning land &c

25 September 1842 • Sunday

Sunday 25th. At the . Spake more than two hours chiefly on the subject of his persecution.

26 September 1842 • Monday

Monday 26th. In the Large room over the .—

27–28 September 1842 • Tuesday–Wednesday

Tuesday 27th. & Wednesday 28th. At home. Nothing of importance transpired.

29 September 1842 • Thursday

Thursday 29th. This day began to be sick with fever; consequently president Joseph kept in the house and with her all day.

30 September 1842 • Friday

Friday 30th. no better. President Joseph was with her all day.

1 October 1842 • Saturday

October Saturday 1st. This A.M. President Joseph is sick, having a very severe pain in his left side; was not able to be about in consequence. about as usual. The President had previously sent for the Committee to balance their accounts and ascertain how the business was going on. Some reports had been circulated that the committee was not making a righteous disposition of property consecrated for the building of the and there appeared to be some disatisfaction amongst the laborers. After carefully examining the accounts and enquiring into the manner of the proceedings of Committee President Joseph expressed himself perfectly satisfied with them and their works. The books were [p. 205]
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