Minute Book 1

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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and saw the transactions concerning the trumpet or horn and as to brother Joseph’s intention or design to throw it at , he had no such thought at the time, nor could he have since.— that at the time when he (brother Joseph) had finished his remarks to brothers & , that he threw the horn upon the ground. That told him that <the> next day that he had had a jealousy exisiting in his mind against him, () for some days, but now his mind was satisfied, and he had now no hardness or jealousy. He further said, that when he received the order for moving the camp into the prairie, that brothers & were near by.
The council then adjourned to 1 o clock P. M.
)Clerk
)
One o clock P. M.}
Met according to adjournment. The Clerk called the names of the moderator, counsellors, complainant & defendent when business was resumed.
Brother , said that he was in company with brother Joseph from about 27 miles from this place, till they arrived in Missouri. That at the time the difficulty occurred on the prairie, when the camp was divided, that he concurred in what had said, and that he could not relate it any more particular than he () had done. He further said that he had not seen any thing in brother Joseph’s conduct, to justify the charge previously made by , that his heart was corrupt. So far from this, he had not seen the least shadow of any thing of the kind. He had not seen any thing in his (brother Joseph’s) conduct, during his journey to the West unbecoming his [p. 66]
and saw the transactions concerning the trumpet or horn and as to brother Joseph’s intention or design to throw it at , he had no such thought at the time, nor could he have since.— that at the time when he (brother Joseph) had finished his remarks to brothers & , that he threw the horn upon the ground. That told him the next day that he had had a jealousy exisiting in his mind against him, () for some days, but now his mind was satisfied, and he had now no hardness or jealousy. He further said, that when he received the order for moving the camp into the prairie, that brothers & were near by.
The council then adjourned to 1 o clock P. M.
)Clerk
)
One o clock P. M.}
Met according to adjournment. The Clerk called the names of the moderator, counsellors, complainant & defendent when business was resumed.
Brother , said that he was in company with brother Joseph from about 27 miles from this place, till they arrived in Missouri. That at the time the difficulty occurred on the prairie, when the camp was divided, that he concurred in what had said, and that he could not relate it any more particular than he () had done. He further said that he had not seen any thing in brother Joseph’s conduct, to justify the charge previously made by , that his heart was corrupt. So far from this, he had not seen the least shadow of any thing of the kind. He had not seen any thing in his (brother Joseph’s) conduct, during his journey to the West unbecoming his [p. 66]
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