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

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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. firewarden: 2d ward
. firewarden 3d ward
<voted.> opened an alley— north & South  through block 126— 1½ P.M  adjournd to next regular meeting.
dined. about 3 P.M. cold. clear.  repaird to office with.
Proverb— For a man to be a  great man, he must not  dwell upon small things;  though he may enjoy them.  spoken a while entering the office— Explanati[o]n  a prophet cannot be a scribe. &c . . .
Joseph said to there is one  thing you fail in as historian the  naming or noticing surrounding objects. [p. [272]]
. firewarden: 2d ward
. firewarden 3d ward
voted. opened an alley— north & South through block 126— 1½ P.M adjournd to next regular meeting.
dined. about 3 P.M. cold. clear. repaird to office with.
Proverb— For a man to be a great man, he must not dwell upon small things; though he may enjoy them. spoken while entering the office— Explanation a prophet cannot be a scribe. &c . . .
Joseph said to there is one thing you fail in as historian the naming or noticing surrounding objects. [p. [272]]
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