Journal, March–September 1838

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12 August 1838 • Sunday

Sunday 12th This day the  were in the north country, not having returned  from the , to which place  they went with , I remained in   during this Journey taken by them.

13 August 1838 • Monday

Monday 13th This day was spent as usual, the   returned at evening all  sound and well, though some what fatigued  with the Journey, they were chased some 10 or  12 miles by some evil designing persons  but escaped out of their hands, men were  sent to notify them, that a writ had been  ishued by the circuit Judge  to aprehend Prest. Joseph Smith Jr & for defending their rights &c. They  met them the presidency about 8 miles from  this place and all returned <safe> to this place,

14 August 1838 • Tuesday

Tuesday 14th This day was spent by the  in secular buisness of their own

15 August 1838 • Wednesday

The 15th was also spent in the same manner

16–18 August 1838 • Thursday–Saturday

The 16th was spent principally at home, the sher riff of acompanied by : called on Prest. Smith and notified him  that he had a writ for take him into and try him, for visiting that County as  before stated, Prest. Smith did not refuse to be  taken, as some people had reported that he would  not be taken nor submit to the Law, but he said  he would or calculated always to submit to  the Laws of our Country. But he told the  Sheriff that he wished to be tried in his own  County as the Citisens of were [p. 70]

12 August 1838 • Sunday

Sunday 12th This day the were in the north country, not having returned from the , to which place they went with , I remained in during this Journey taken by them.

13 August 1838 • Monday

Monday 13th This day was spent as usual, the returned at evening all sound and well, though some what fatigued with the Journey, they were chased some 10 or 12 miles by some evil designing persons but escaped out of their hands, men were sent to notify them, that a writ had been ishued by the circuit Judge to aprehend Prest. Joseph Smith Jr & for defending their rights &c. They met the presidency about 8 miles from this place and all returned safe to this place,

14 August 1838 • Tuesday

Tuesday 14th This day was spent by the in secular buisness of their own

15 August 1838 • Wednesday

The 15th was also spent in the same manner

16–18 August 1838 • Thursday–Saturday

The 16th was spent principally at home, the sherriff of acompanied by : called on Prest. Smith and notified him that he had a writ for take him into and try him, for visiting that County as before stated, Prest. Smith did not refuse to be taken, as some people had reported that he would not be taken nor submit to the Law, but he said he would or calculated always to submit to the Laws of our Country. But he told the Sheriff that he wished to be tried in his own County as the Citisens of were [p. 70]
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