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

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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20 January 1843 • Friday

Friday Jan 20—  visited President  returnd at 10 oclock— & gave some  inst[r]uctions about &  uniting in writing the history of  the chu[r]ch.— presnted  some poetry. to Joseph Smith. the  Prophet.— “Will you go with  me in—[”]
Joseph told his dream in  council— I dreamd. this morni[n]g  that I was in the Lobby of the  Representative Hall. at .  when some of the members who  did not like my being there. began  to mar & cut. & pound my shins  with pieces of Iron.— I bore [p. [141]]

20 January 1843 • Friday

Friday Jan 20— visited President returnd at 10 oclock— & gave some instructions about & uniting in writing the history of the church.— presnted some poetry. to Joseph Smith. the Prophet.— “Will you go with me in—”
Joseph told his dream in council— I dreamd. this morning that I was in the Lobby of the Representative Hall. at . when some of the members who did not like my being there. began to mar & cut. & pound my shins with pieces of Iron.— I bore [p. [141]]
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