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

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
Page 1898
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<​February 23​> that goes to be a king and a priest; when he gets on the mountains he [1 line blank] may want to talk with his God; when with the savage nations have power [1 line blank] to govern &c.— If we don’t get volunteers, wait till after the election.
said ‘Gentlemen, I shall go.’
volunteered
do.
do.
do.
do.
do.
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Samuel W. Richards do.
24 February 1844 • Saturday
<​24.​> Saturday 24. At home— had an interview with at 9 o’Clock.
Seth Palmer, , and volunteered to go to and .
1500 copies of my ‘views’ out of press.
Very pleasant the past two weeks; the pleasantest February I ever saw. [HC 6:224]
went to Knowlton’s settlement on Bear Creek and preached.
25 February 1844 • Sunday
<​25.​> Sunday 25. I preached at the . also preached.
Evening I attended prayer meeting in the Assembly room. We prayed that “Gen. Smith’s views of the powers and policy of the might be spread far and wide, and be the means of opening the hearts of the people. I gave some important instructions and prophesied that within five years we should be out of the power of our old enemies, whether they were apostates or of the world, and told the Brethren to record it, that when it comes to pass they need not say they had forgotten the saying.
Some rain in the evening, cloudy and foggy.
26 February 1844 • Monday
<​26.​> Monday 26. At home, a cold Wind from the North, rainy, dull day.
In the afternoon held court at the Mansion, City of vs on complaint of for slanderous language concerning him and certain females of . was fined $50.00 and costs. his attorney gave notice he should appeal to the Municipal Court and then to the Circuit Court. I told what I thought of him for trying to carry such a suit to ; it was to stir up the mob, and bring them upon us.
Prayer meeting in the Assembly room in the afternoon. My Uncle and lady were present, were anointed and received blessings, and in the evening was also blessed.
Ira S. Miles volunte[e]red to join the Mountain exploring expedition.
27 February 1844 • Tuesday
<​27​> Tuesday 27. At home. Cool and clear— river clear of ice. [p. 1898]
February 23 that goes to be a king and a priest; when he gets on the mountains he [1 line blank] may want to talk with his God; when with the savage nations have power [1 line blank] to govern &c.— If we don’t get volunteers, wait till after the election.
said ‘Gentlemen, I shall go.’
volunteered
do.
do.
do.
do.
do.
do.
Samuel W. Richards do.
24 February 1844 • Saturday
24. Saturday 24. At home— had an interview with at 9 o’Clock.
Seth Palmer, , and volunteered to go to and .
1500 copies of my ‘views’ out of press.
Very pleasant the past two weeks; the pleasantest February I ever saw. [HC 6:224]
went to Knowlton’s settlement on Bear Creek and preached.
25 February 1844 • Sunday
25. Sunday 25. I preached at the . also preached.
Evening I attended prayer meeting in the Assembly room. We prayed that “Gen. Smith’s views of the powers and policy of the ” might be spread far and wide, and be the means of opening the hearts of the people. I gave some important instructions and prophesied that within five years we should be out of the power of our old enemies, whether they were apostates or of the world, and told the Brethren to record it, that when it comes to pass they need not say they had forgotten the saying.
Some rain in the evening, cloudy and foggy.
26 February 1844 • Monday
26. Monday 26. At home, a cold Wind from the North, rainy, dull day.
In the afternoon held court at the Mansion, City of on complaint of for slanderous language concerning him and certain females of . was fined $50.00 and costs. his attorney gave notice he should appeal to the Municipal Court and then to the Circuit Court. I told what I thought of him for trying to carry such a suit to ; it was to stir up the mob, and bring them upon us.
Prayer meeting in the Assembly room in the afternoon. My Uncle and lady were present, were anointed and received blessings, and in the evening was also blessed.
Ira S. Miles volunteered to join the Mountain exploring expedition.
27 February 1844 • Tuesday
27 Tuesday 27. At home. Cool and clear— river clear of ice. [p. 1898]
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