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

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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creation there never had been a repeal of a perpetual charter by God, Angels, or men. & that he never would submit to lowering our charter— but they might bring others up to it. after retur[nin]g to the tavern. Joseph was measurd 6 feet 6. 6. . 6¾ in—
29 December 1842 • Thursday
29— started 20— 9— arrivd <Lancas[t]er. 32 mi> 4 PM. after Supper asked why the Sun was masculine & <moon> femini[n]e? <Joseph> The root of masculine is stronger & of femini[n]e weaker Sun is a govening planet to certain planets while the moon borrows her light from the Sun [p. 8]
creation there never had been a repeal of a perpetual charter by God, Angels, or men. & that he never would submit to lowering our charter— but they might bring others up to it. after returning to the tavern. Joseph was measurd 6 feet 6. 6. . 6¾ in—
29 December 1842 • Thursday
29— started 20— 9— arrivd Lancaster. 32 mi 4 PM. after Supper asked why the Sun was masculine & moon feminine? Joseph The root of masculine is stronger & of feminine weaker Sun is a govening planet to certain planets while the moon borrows her light from the Sun [p. 8]
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