Journal, December 1842–June 1844; Book 2, 10 March 1843–14 July 1843

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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the heads of those who had faith.  You must have a oneness of heart  in all things, You shall be satisfied  one way or the other with us before  you have done with us.— <there are  a> great many old huts here <but they> are all new.  our city is not 6 or 700 years <old> as <those> you  come from, it is only a 4 year old  not <a> 4 year old not <but> 3 year old. <we> comncd [commenced] building 3  years last fall. <there> few old setlers—  I got away fro[m] my keepers <in > & ran  & came on these shore[s], & found 4 or 500  families & <I> went to work to get meat & flour  folks were not afraid to trust. me.  I went to work & bought all this  region of country:— <& I cried> Lord what will  thou have me to do? <& the answr was> build up a city [p. [126]]
the heads of those who had faith. You must have a oneness of heart in all things, You shall be satisfied one way or the other with us before you have done with us.— there are a great many old huts here but they are all new. our city is not 6 or 700 years old as those you come from, it is only a 4 year old not a 4 but 3 year old. we comncd [commenced] building 3 years last fall. there few old setlers— I got away from my keepers in & ran & came on these shores, & found 4 or 500 families & I went to work to get meat & flour folks were not afraid to trust. me. I went to work & bought all this region of country:— & I cried Lord what will thou have me to do? & the answr was build up a city [p. [126]]
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