History, 1838–1856, volume E-1 [1 July 1843–30 April 1844]

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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<​November 5​> symptoms of being poisoned.
In the evening a prayer meeting in the Hall over the .
having kept a school in the Hall for some time, the noise proved a nuisance to the Clerks in the History office, and I gave orders to tell he must find some other room in which to teach School— as the room is needed for Councils.
Meeting at the preached—
Received a letter from dated October 16— he informs me there is a great call for [HC 6:65] preaching and many Elders are wanted throughout the British Isles; much opposition: the Saints are anxious to have the Star continue its publication as 1600 copies are circulated.
Also received a letter from giving a partial account of the business affairs of the Emigration and publishing offices.
6 November 1843 • Monday
<​6​> Monday 6. Domestic affairs kept me busy in the morning, and in the afternoon listened to giving a relation of his visit to the , which amused me—
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It has been very cool for some days past
Elder arrived with a Company from .
7 November 1843 • Tuesday
<​7​> Tuesday 7. moved the tables back into the hall, when and called to report that the noise in the School disturbed them in the progress of writing the History. I gave orders that must look out for another place, as the History must continue, and not be disturbed, as there are but few subjects that I have felt a greater anxiety about than my History, which has been a very difficult task, on account of the death of my best clerks, and the apostacy of others, and the stealing of records by , and others.
The Quorum of the Twelve, viz. President , , , , , and assembled in the Mayor’s office, and voted to raise $500. to get paper &c. to print the Doctrine and covenants.
also voted that , and be a committee to borrow or get the money, and that go along with them.
8 November 1843 • Wednesday
<​8​> Wednesday 8. From 9 to 11 A.M. had an interview with and , read and heard read, part of my history— then attended to settling some accounts [HC 6:66] with several individuals. P.M. Examined a sample of fringe designed for the pulpits of the . from 2 to 3 conversing with , Lewis, and others.
The Neighbor has the following.
“We know that statements made by the mob in their [p. 1768]
November 5 symptoms of being poisoned.
In the evening a prayer meeting in the Hall over the .
having kept a school in the Hall for some time, the noise proved a nuisance to the Clerks in the History office, and I gave orders to tell he must find some other room in which to teach School— as the room is needed for Councils.
Meeting at the preached—
Received a letter from dated October 16— he informs me there is a great call for [HC 6:65] preaching and many Elders are wanted throughout the British Isles; much opposition: the Saints are anxious to have the Star continue its publication as 1600 copies are circulated.
Also received a letter from giving a partial account of the business affairs of the Emigration and publishing offices.
6 November 1843 • Monday
6 Monday 6. Domestic affairs kept me busy in the morning, and in the afternoon listened to giving a relation of his visit to the , which amused me—
[five lines blank]
It has been very cool for some days past
Elder arrived with a Company from .
7 November 1843 • Tuesday
7 Tuesday 7. moved the tables back into the hall, when and called to report that the noise in the School disturbed them in the progress of writing the History. I gave orders that must look out for another place, as the History must continue, and not be disturbed, as there are but few subjects that I have felt a greater anxiety about than my History, which has been a very difficult task, on account of the death of my best clerks, and the apostacy of others, and the stealing of records by , and others.
The Quorum of the Twelve, viz. President , , , , , and assembled in the Mayor’s office, and voted to raise $500. to get paper &c. to print the Doctrine and covenants.
also voted that , and be a committee to borrow or get the money, and that go along with them.
8 November 1843 • Wednesday
8 Wednesday 8. From 9 to 11 A.M. had an interview with and , read and heard read, part of my history— then attended to settling some accounts [HC 6:66] with several individuals. P.M. Examined a sample of fringe designed for the pulpits of the . from 2 to 3 conversing with , Lewis, and others.
The Neighbor has the following.
“We know that statements made by the mob in their [p. 1768]
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