Minutes, 28–29 August 1834

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ning, that the circumstances were related to him afterward, which disaffected his mind and gave him some disagreeable feelings, that at noon. he heard brother Joseph give a further explanation, which perfectly satisfied his mind. He further said that during the forenoon he learned that there <were> many of the bretheren dissatisfied with brother Joseph’s remarks, concerning the dog in the morning, that after the explanation at noon was so generally given, he thought that every one in the Camp might have known it. Brother concurred in the statement of brother ; though he was not present in the morning when the reproofs were given concerning the dog, that he was with brother Joseph twenty seven miles from this place to and a part of the way home.— That he did not see any thing in brother Joseph’s character derogatory to a man professing Religion.— That he was present during a certain transaction, which occurred during their journey home, respecting certain articles of beading [bedding]. That he had had heard since his return, that brother Joseph Smith Junr., and had fought, that he was present during the whole transaction, and that there was no fighting. He further said in relation to a certain report which had come to his knowledge, since his return from , that brother Joseph had taken a bed-quilt which was not his property. That while at Ohio, on their way to , one of the brethren gave him (brother Joseph) two bed-quilts, which he () had charge of as he was the individual who drove the team for brother Joseph and had charge of the baggage— That before leaving Missouri he () took them to be washed, and after starting for home, he went and put them aboard of the Waggon, the baggage of which he [p. 68]
ning, that the circumstances were related to him afterward, which disaffected his mind and gave him some disagreeable feelings, that at noon. he heard brother Joseph give a further explanation, which perfectly satisfied his mind. He further said that during the forenoon he learned that there were many of the bretheren dissatisfied with brother Joseph’s remarks, concerning the dog in the morning, that after the explanation at noon was so generally given, he thought that every one in the Camp might have known it. Brother concurred in the statement of brother ; though he was not present in the morning when the reproofs were given concerning the dog, that he was with brother Joseph twenty seven miles from this place to and a part of the way home.— That he did not see any thing in brother Joseph’s character derogatory to a man professing Religion.— That he was present during a certain transaction, which occurred during their journey home, respecting certain articles of beading [bedding]. That he had heard since his return, that brother Joseph Smith Junr., and had fought, that he was present during the whole transaction, and that there was no fighting. He further said in relation to a certain report which had come to his knowledge, since his return from , that brother Joseph had taken a bed-quilt which was not his property. That while at Ohio, on their way to , one of the brethren gave him (brother Joseph) two bed-quilts, which he () had charge of as he was the individual who drove the team for brother Joseph and had charge of the baggage— That before leaving Missouri he () took them to be washed, and after starting for home, he went and put them aboard of the Waggon, the baggage of which he [p. 68]
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