Journal, March–September 1838

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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aught and should have a weekly News paper pu blished for their information upon the news of the  day. Prest. Smith said the time had come  when it was necessary that we should have som thing of this nature to unite the people and aid  in giving us the news of the day &c.
Whereupon it was unanymously agreed that  Prest. should Edit the same
<2nd> That a petition be drawn up to remove the  County seat to this place
Some remarks were made by  upon the subject, showing the great necess <3rd.>ity of so doing. <3rd.> And that it is the duty of the  bretheren to come into Cities to build and live  and Carry on their farms out, of the City
Prest. Smith spoke upon the same subject  of mooving into Cities to live, according to  the order of God, he spoke quite lengthy  and then Prest. spoke and endea voured to impress it upon the same minds  of the Saints,

7–9 August 1838 • Tuesday–Thursday

Tuesday the 7th This morning an from   the County seat of . that  during the Election on yesterday at that place  some two or three of our bretheren were killed  in consequence of the Malignity of the Missou rians, it was reported that the citizens of who were opposed to our religion, did    at the election in that place, and that, the men  who were killed were left upon the ground and  not suffered to be intered, and that the majority  of that county were determined to drive the [p. 65]
aught and should have a weekly News paper published for their information upon the news of the day. Prest. Smith said the time had come when it was necessary that we should have somthing of this nature to unite the people and aid in giving us the news of the day &c.
Whereupon it was unanymously agreed that Prest. should Edit the same
2nd That a petition be drawn up to remove the County seat to this place
Some remarks were made by upon the subject, showing the great necess3rd.ity of so doing. 3rd. And that it is the duty of the bretheren to come into Cities to build and live and Carry on their farms out, of the City
Prest. Smith spoke upon the same subject of mooving into Cities to live, according to the order of God, he spoke quite lengthy and then Prest. spoke and endeavoured to impress it upon the minds of the Saints,

7–9 August 1838 • Tuesday–Thursday

Tuesday the 7th This morning an from the County seat of . that during the Election on yesterday at that place some two or three of our bretheren were killed in consequence of the Malignity of the Missourians, it was reported that the citizens of who were opposed to our religion, did at the election in that place, and that, the men who were killed were left upon the ground and not suffered to be intered, and that the majority of that county were determined to drive the [p. 65]
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