History, 1838–1856, volume D-1 [1 August 1842–1 July 1843]

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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<​June 1​> or proprietor of the Ferry, and the owner or Proprietor of the Ferry aforesaid, may at any time, after such forfeiture shall have accrued, enter upon and take possession of such boat or other craft, to his, or her own use without precept, and such offender shall moreover, pay to the owner or proprietor of the Ferry aforesaid <​who may be aggrieved as aforesaid, the sum of fifteen dollars for each person who may be thus unlawfully carried or conveyed across said ferry as aforesaid,​> to be recovered on motion, before any Alderman, or any Magistrate within said competent to try the same, upon giving to such offender five days notice of the time and place of making such motion, which notice may be served on such person or persons, either in or out of the , by delivering or tendering a copy thereof, or leaving a copy at their last residence: Provided, that nothing herein contained shall be so construed as to prevent any person, crossing said at said Ferry as aforesaid, on his or her own boat or other craft, on his or her own business; and also to take in and cross his or her neighbors, when the same is done without fee, and not with intention to injure said Ferry as aforesaid.
Section 4. And be it further ordained that the said Smith shall be governed in his rates of Toll, and in the general management of said Ferry, by ordinance of said City Council” passed June 1st. 1843.”
And also Passed “An Ordinance respecting Mad Dogs and other animals.”
I addressed the Council and criticized ’s account current, charging for room, candles, fuel, &c. &c. as extra’s.
, , and all day preparing papers for the Settlement of the Lawrence Estate.
I gave the following recommend to Elder .
“To all Saints, and honorable men of the earth. Greeting: Dear Brethren and friends; I Joseph Smith, a servant of the Lord and Trustee in Trust for the of the Lord at , do hereby certify that the bearer hereof, , an Elder and one of the Twelve apostles of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints, has deposited with me his bond and security, to my full satisfaction according to the resolution of the Conference, held in this , on the 6th. day of April last. He therefore is recommended to all Saints and honorable people, as a legal Agent to collect funds for the purpose of building the , and of the Lord, confident that he will honor this high trust, as well as ardently fulfil his commission as a messenger of peace and Salvation, as one of the Lords noble men, I can fervently say may [HC 5:416] the Lord clear his way before him, and bless him, and bless those that obey his teachings, wherever there are ears to hear and hearts to feel. He is in the language of the Hebrews [Hebrew characters: HRA YSRAL] <​-[Haw-ra-ang Yeesh raw-ale]-​>the friend of Israel, and worthy to be received and entertained as a man of God; yea; he has, as had the ancient Apostles. [Greek characters: ho logos ho kalos] -[o logos o kalos]- the good word; even the good word that leadeth unto eternal life Laus Deus Praise God.
Wherefore brethren and friends, while you have the assurance of the integrity, fidelity, and ability of this servant of the living God, and Trusting that your hearts and energies will be enlivened, and deeply engaged in the building of those houses [p. 1567]
June 1 or proprietor of the Ferry, and the owner or Proprietor of the Ferry aforesaid, may at any time, after such forfeiture shall have accrued, enter upon and take possession of such boat or other craft, to his, or her own use without precept, and such offender shall moreover, pay to the owner or proprietor of the Ferry aforesaid who may be aggrieved as aforesaid, the sum of fifteen dollars for each person who may be thus unlawfully carried or conveyed across said ferry as aforesaid, to be recovered on motion, before any Alderman, or any Magistrate within said competent to try the same, upon giving to such offender five days notice of the time and place of making such motion, which notice may be served on such person or persons, either in or out of the , by delivering or tendering a copy thereof, or leaving a copy at their last residence: Provided, that nothing herein contained shall be so construed as to prevent any person, crossing said at said Ferry as aforesaid, on his or her own boat or other craft, on his or her own business; and also to take in and cross his or her neighbors, when the same is done without fee, and not with intention to injure said Ferry as aforesaid.
Section 4. And be it further ordained that the said Smith shall be governed in his rates of Toll, and in the general management of said Ferry, by ordinance of said City Council” passed June 1st. 1843.”
And also Passed “An Ordinance respecting Mad Dogs and other animals.”
I addressed the Council and criticized ’s account current, charging for room, candles, fuel, &c. &c. as extra’s.
, , and all day preparing papers for the Settlement of the Lawrence Estate.
I gave the following recommend to Elder .
“To all Saints, and honorable men of the earth. Greeting: Dear Brethren and friends; I Joseph Smith, a servant of the Lord and Trustee in Trust for the of the Lord at , do hereby certify that the bearer hereof, , an Elder and one of the Twelve apostles of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints, has deposited with me his bond and security, to my full satisfaction according to the resolution of the Conference, held in this , on the 6th. day of April last. He therefore is recommended to all Saints and honorable people, as a legal Agent to collect funds for the purpose of building the , and of the Lord, confident that he will honor this high trust, as well as ardently fulfil his commission as a messenger of peace and Salvation, as one of the Lords noble men, I can fervently say may [HC 5:416] the Lord clear his way before him, and bless him, and bless those that obey his teachings, wherever there are ears to hear and hearts to feel. He is in the language of the Hebrews [Hebrew characters: HRA YSRAL] -[Haw-ra-ang Yeesh raw-ale]-the friend of Israel, and worthy to be received and entertained as a man of God; yea; he has, as had the ancient Apostles. [Greek characters: ho logos ho kalos] -[o logos o kalos]- the good word; even the good word that leadeth unto eternal life Laus Deus Praise God.
Wherefore brethren and friends, while you have the assurance of the integrity, fidelity, and ability of this servant of the living God, and Trusting that your hearts and energies will be enlivened, and deeply engaged in the building of those houses [p. 1567]
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