had the charge during their journey home. That he
brought the same back with him,— has seen them since and knows that the one
which was said to be the property of another individual, is the one which was
Joseph at . Brother , said while at , certain
articles were handed him to mark, among which were two bed-quilts, which he
marked with common ink. Has seen certain bed-quilts since his return, and has
no doubt but this one in question, is the one he marked. Brother
further said, relative to a certain diffi culty arising out of a circumstanc
concerning some bread— That brother on their journey to on the line between and
Indiana said to brother Joseph is this thing right?
“What thing”? concerning brother ’s asking for some bread for supper. He then
learned that had asked for some bread, that had bread at the
time, but directed him to some one else, who he
said had a sufficient. that called upon that individual and
could not obtain any: That he was present when brother Joseph, told that he had not conducted right in the matter— that he ought
to impart when he had in preference to directing one where he was not certain he
could obtain— that by so doing some might be deprived of food at times. He
further said that
con tended he had been right and justified his own con duct in the matter.
Joseph reasoned with to convince him, that he
was in a fault, but he continued to justify his course till brother J.
reproved him sharply.— He frequently heard the brethren speak of this
circumstance, and all (whom he heard say any thing on the subject)
man ifested a satisfaction with brother J. and thought his [p. 69]