Journal, December 1841–December 1842

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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was entered into before the prest. & his council . acted as  council for defendents. and E[lde]r on the part of the accusers.  The hearing of testimony lasted untill about 4 o clock at which time the  meeting adjourned for half an hour. On coming together again  addressed the brethren at some length showing the important responsibility  of the Committee also the many difficulties they had to contend with,  He advised the brethren to have charity one with another and be united  &c &c. replied to s remarks. explained  some remarks before made. E[lde]r made a few pointed remarks  After which President Joseph arose and gave his dicision which was  that the Committee stand as before. He likewise showed the  brethren that he was re[s]ponsible to the for a faithful per formance of his office as Sole Trustee in Trust &c. & the  Committee were responsible to him and had given bonds to him  to the amount of $12000 for a faithful dis-charge of all duties de volving upon them as a Committee &c &c. The trial did not conclude  untill about 9 oclock P.M.

29 November 1842 • Tuesday

Tuesday 29th. In council with Prest. , & others concerning  the Bankrupt case. P.M. attended court at the trial of Mr [Thomas J.] Hunter  before for Slander. Prest. Joseph forgave Hunter  the judgement but he was fined $10.— for contempt of court.

30 November 1842 • Wednesday

Wednesday 30th. A.M. In council in the large Room over the store preparing evidence  in the case of Bankruptcy.
P.M. Had brought before the municipal court for slander  but in consequence of the informality of the writ drawn by he was nonsuited.

1 December 1842 • Thursday

December Thursday 1st. This day was sick, visited & of the  quorum of the Twelve who were sick. Called on Mr Angels in company  with to give some council concerning a sick sister.  Called on to get the historical document &c. After which  he commenced reading and revising history.

2 December 1842 • Friday

Friday 2nd. Sat as Mayor in the case of who was fined in the  sum of $25. for breach of Ordinance by selling spirit by the  small quantity. In the evening called on E[lde]rs &  to take an apprisal of the establishment preparatory  to a lease to E[lde]rs & for the term of five years.

3 December 1842 • Saturday

Saturday 3rd. Called at the several times. In the P.M. attended  the municipal court in the case of for breach of  ordinance &c. [p. 211]
was entered into before the prest. & his council . acted as council for defendents. and Elder on the part of the accusers. The hearing of testimony lasted untill about 4 o clock at which time the meeting adjourned for half an hour. On coming together again addressed the brethren at some length showing the important responsibility of the Committee also the many difficulties they had to contend with, He advised the brethren to have charity one with another and be united &c &c. replied to s remarks. explained some remarks before made. Elder made a few pointed remarks After which President Joseph arose and gave his dicision which was that the Committee stand as before. He likewise showed the brethren that he was responsible to the for a faithful performance of his office as Sole Trustee in Trust &c. & the Committee were responsible to him and had given bonds to him to the amount of $12000 for a faithful dis-charge of all duties devolving upon them as a Committee &c &c. The trial did not conclude untill about 9 oclock P.M.

29 November 1842 • Tuesday

Tuesday 29th. In council with Prest. , & others concerning the Bankrupt case. P.M. attended court at the trial of Mr Thomas J. Hunter before for Slander. Prest. Joseph forgave Hunter the judgement but he was fined $10.— for contempt of court.

30 November 1842 • Wednesday

Wednesday 30th. A.M. In council in the large Room over the store preparing evidence in the case of Bankruptcy.
P.M. Had brought before the municipal court for slander but in consequence of the informality of the writ drawn by he was nonsuited.

1 December 1842 • Thursday

December Thursday 1st. This day was sick, visited & of the quorum of the Twelve who were sick. Called on Mr Angels in company with to give some council concerning a sick sister. Called on to get the historical document &c. After which he commenced reading and revising history.

2 December 1842 • Friday

Friday 2nd. Sat as Mayor in the case of who was fined in the sum of $25. for breach of Ordinance by selling spirit by the small quantity. In the evening called on Elders & to take an apprisal of the establishment preparatory to a lease to Elders & for the term of five years.

3 December 1842 • Saturday

Saturday 3rd. Called at the several times. In the P.M. attended the municipal court in the case of for breach of ordinance &c. [p. 211]
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