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

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<​April 30.​> <​In the afternoon​> in Council with and at ’s house on the affairs of the Church in .
A complaint was commenced against and in the &c.
Sent notification to two more officers to sit in the Court martial on the trial of and .
The “Osprey” Steamer touched at the in the evening.
1 May 1844 • Wednesday
<​May 1​>. Heavy rain and wind last night.
At home and spent a considerable time counseling the brethren and rode out a short time in the afternoon with a gentleman from .
Elder and Bishop arrived from the .
Mr. T. A. Lyne a tragedian of note from , assisted by and others, got up a theatrical exhibition in the lower room of the , which was fitted [HC 6:349] up with very tasteful scenery, they performed Pizarro the orphan of Geneva; [blank], Douglass; the idiot witness; Damon and Pythias, and other plays, with marked success, the hall was well attended each evening and the audience expressed their entire satisfaction and approbation.
2 May 1844 • Thursday
<​2​> Thursday 2. Very windy all night, which broke down large trees, a thunder storm also during the night.,
At home and counseling the brethren.
Sent to to find out why he refused paying his note, when he brought in some claims as a sett off which knew were paid leaving me no remedy but the glorious uncertainty of the Law.
At 10 a. m. The Maid of started for Rock river for a load of wheat and corn to feed the laborers on the .
and Col. started to attend court at on the case of Joseph Smith vs and .
In the afternoon I rode to the Prairie to sell some land and during my absence returned from .
Lieutt. made the following affidavit: “ May 2nd 1844 [p. 2028]
April 30. In the afternoon in Council with and at ’s house on the affairs of the Church in .
A complaint was commenced against and in the &c.
Sent notification to two more officers to sit in the Court martial on the trial of and .
The “Osprey” Steamer touched at the in the evening.
1 May 1844 • Wednesday
2 May 1844 • Thursday
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