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

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<​April 26​> and I can prove it, and the oath is out against you.”
27 April 1844 • Saturday
<​27​> Saturday 27. A large Company of Gentlemen from , and other places on the , called at the Mansion, after spending some time, they returned to the boat, but it was gone; when they again returned to the mansion.
At 9 a. m. the case of came up for trial before the Municipal Court, I had a conversation with , in which he charged me with many crimes and said that Daniteism was in . and he used a great variety of vile and false epithets and charges.
The Court adjourned to Monday the 29th. at 9 a. m.
agreed to meet me on the second Monday in May, at the , and have a settlement, and he would publish the result of it in the papers: I told him if he did not agree to be quiet, and not attempt to raise a Mob, I would not meet him; if he would agree to be quiet, I would be willing to publish the settlement in the neighbor: but would not agree to be quiet. I then told him I had done my duty, the skirts of my garments were free from his (’s) blood, I had made the last overtures of peace to him, and then delivered him into the hands of God and shook my garments against him as a testimony thereof.
I continued in some time afterwards in conversation, and then went into the Big room and read in the Signal a vile article against the Saints. [HC 6:345]
Elder arrived from accompanied by 150 immigrating Saints.
There was a meeting at the at one o’Clock to give instructions to the Elders going out Electionering. who <​They​> were addressed by and .
prosecuted for slander &c.
28 April 1844 • Sunday
<​28​> Sunday 28. At home, a beautiful clear day.
My brother preached at the in the morning, and among other things said the time will shortly come, that when one man makes another an offender for a word, he shall be cut off from the church of Jesus Christ. There were prophets before Adam, and Joseph has the spirit and power of all the Prophets.
Prest. also spoke very pointedly and truly about and others. was cursed and the people cried Amen.
Several persons were baptized in the , at the foot of Main Street.
There was a meeting of the Twelve apostles, Seventies and others, in the Seventies hall in the afternoon.
Prayer meeting in the evening, the brethren prayed for the sick; a deliverance from our enemies; a favorable termination to law suits; &c. &c. I had been suddenly taken sick and was therefore unable to attend.
A conference of Elders assembled at , or [p. 2025]
April 26 and I can prove it, and the oath is out against you.”
27 April 1844 • Saturday
27 Saturday 27. A large Company of Gentlemen from , and other places on the , called at the Mansion, after spending some time, they returned to the boat, but it was gone; when they again returned to the mansion.
At 9 a. m. the case of came up for trial before the Municipal Court, I had a conversation with , in which he charged me with many crimes and said that Daniteism was in . and he used a great variety of vile and false epithets and charges.
The Court adjourned to Monday the 29th. at 9 a. m.
agreed to meet me on the second Monday in May, at the , and have a settlement, and he would publish the result of it in the papers: I told him if he did not agree to be quiet, and not attempt to raise a Mob, I would not meet him; if he would agree to be quiet, I would be willing to publish the settlement in the neighbor: but would not agree to be quiet. I then told him I had done my duty, the skirts of my garments were free from his (’s) blood, I had made the last overtures of peace to him, and then delivered him into the hands of God and shook my garments against him as a testimony thereof.
I continued in some time afterwards in conversation, and then went into the Big room and read in the Signal a vile article against the Saints. [HC 6:345]
Elder arrived from accompanied by 150 immigrating Saints.
There was a meeting at the at one o’Clock to give instructions to the Elders going out Electionering. They were addressed by and .
prosecuted for slander &c.
28 April 1844 • Sunday
28 Sunday 28. At home, a beautiful clear day.
My brother preached at the in the morning, and among other things said the time will shortly come, that when one man makes another an offender for a word, he shall be cut off from the church of Jesus Christ. There were prophets before Adam, and Joseph has the spirit and power of all the Prophets.
Prest. also spoke very pointedly and truly about and others. was cursed and the people cried Amen.
Several persons were baptized in the , at the foot of Main Street.
There was a meeting of the Twelve apostles, Seventies and others, in the Seventies hall in the afternoon.
Prayer meeting in the evening, the brethren prayed for the sick; a deliverance from our enemies; a favorable termination to law suits; &c. &c. I had been suddenly taken sick and was therefore unable to attend.
A conference of Elders assembled at , or [p. 2025]
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