Journal, December 1842–June 1844; Book 1, 21 December 1842–10 March 1843

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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ma[n]y inhabita[n]ts would come  to ,— Joseph repli[e]d I  will not tell you how ma[n]y  inhabita[n]ts will come to  but. I will tell you what  I said when I came to ,  I told them I could build up  a city— & the old inhabitants  said— we’ll be damnd if you can  So I prophecid that I could build  up a city. & the inhabtns [inhabitants] prop[h]esied  I could not. we have now  about 12000 inhabtnts.  I will prophecy we will bu[i]ld  a great city. for we have th[e]  stakes. & we have only to. [p. 100]
many inhabitants would come to ,— Joseph replied I will not tell you how many inhabitants will come to but. I will tell you what I said when I came to , I told them I could build up a city— & the old inhabitants said— we’ll be damnd if you can So I prophecid that I could build up a city. & the inhabtns inhabitants prophesied I could not. we have now about 12000 inhabtnts. I will prophecy we will build a great city. for we have the stakes. & we have only to. [p. 100]
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