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

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<​July 16.—​> Elders and preached at the house of Father Hewitt, in ; afterwards went into Kentucky to attend an appointment at the Licking branch. Elders and afflicted with the influenza, politically called “the Tyler Gripe.”
17 July 1843 • Monday
<​17.—​> Mostly at home with my brother conversing on the Priesthood; <​called at the once,​> and in the evening visited the performance of Mr. Chapman in the court room. [HC 5:510]
Elders and preached at Collins Pemberton’s, near Licking River, and blest eight children.
18 July 1843 • Tuesday
<​18.—​> I was making hay on my .
Elder wrote the following to President :—
“By this time I suppose <​you​> would like to hear a word from the . I forgot to hand you your introduction to Gen Bennett, therefore I enclose it in this. Don’t forget to remember me to the Gen. and his delightful family most warmly<​,​> together with Mrs. Richards.— (Read, seal and deliver if it suits you.) As you passed our office on the 7th. I discharged my last charge of powder and ball over your heads; had no occasion to reload since; all is peace.
Saturday, 8.— Municipal court in Session to compare minutes of the habeas corpus trial and make ready for the press.
Sunday, 9.— and returned from . When , Mason, &c. started from for in the stage, they crowded out, so he borrowed a team, and when they arrived at had been there six hours, seen the friends and ,— &c. The had sent Mr Breman, a special agent to , to learn the facts, as reports said the “Mormons had rescued Jo,” &c. petitioned for a posse to retake Jo; would not grant it, but wait the return of his Agent.— started for . At 10th. instant he published a garbled account in the “Old School Democrat.” was in and refreshed memory by a reply on the 12 inst., same paper. manifested every feeling of friendship, wanted affidavits similar to those on trial and would quash the writ.— Joseph gave a sweet conciliatory discourse at the , expressive of good feeling to all men,— he differed but little from other men, a few points onlyThis eve started for with affidavits.
Mond. 10.— Preparing Minutes of trial for publication.
Tuesd. 11.— Platted my ground for a house.
Wed. 12.— Warsaw message published an Extra to circulate correct information concerning the Mormons, and they have given it correct. and Hollister returned from ; popular opinion is going in our favor. of was visiting his brother near , when news of the ’s [HC 5:511] inaction to arrived, and he started immediately for (report says). Also, that or some famous military chief from has been taking a survey of city. Do you believe it? Bahit is more generally believed that will quash the Writ, issue no more, and will make no further attempts only by mobs. Distance is but few between this and Upper , Is it? Bah! [p. 1676]
July 16.— Elders and preached at the house of Father Hewitt, in ; afterwards went into Kentucky to attend an appointment at the Licking branch. Elders and afflicted with the influenza, politically called “the Tyler Gripe.”
17 July 1843 • Monday
17.— Mostly at home with my brother conversing on the Priesthood; called at the once, and in the evening visited the performance of Mr. Chapman in the court room. [HC 5:510]
Elders and preached at Collins Pemberton’s, near Licking River, and blest eight children.
18 July 1843 • Tuesday
18.— I was making hay on my .
Elder wrote the following to President :—
“By this time I suppose you would like to hear a word from the . I forgot to hand you your introduction to Gen Bennett, therefore I enclose it in this. Don’t forget to remember me to the Gen. and his delightful family most warmly, together with Mrs. Richards.— (Read, seal and deliver if it suits you.) As you passed our office on the 7th. I discharged my last charge of powder and ball over your heads; had no occasion to reload since; all is peace.
Saturday, 8.— Municipal court in Session to compare minutes of the habeas corpus trial and make ready for the press.
Sunday, 9.— and returned from . When , Mason, &c. started from for in the stage, they crowded out, so he borrowed a team, and when they arrived at had been there six hours, seen the friends and ,— &c. The had sent Mr Breman, a special agent to , to learn the facts, as reports said the “Mormons had rescued Jo,” &c.— petitioned for a posse to retake Jo; would not grant it, but wait the return of his Agent.— started for . At 10th. instant he published a garbled account in the “Old School Democrat.” was in and refreshed ’ memory by a reply on the 12 inst., same paper. manifested every feeling of friendship, wanted affidavits similar to those on trial and would quash the writ.— Joseph gave a sweet conciliatory discourse at the , expressive of good feeling to all men,— — This eve started for with affidavits.
Mond. 10.— Preparing Minutes of trial for publication.
Tuesd. 11.— Platted my ground for a house.
Wed. 12.— Warsaw message published an Extra to circulate correct information concerning the Mormons, and they have given it correct. and Hollister returned from ; popular opinion is going in our favor. of was visiting his brother near , when news of the ’s [HC 5:511] inaction to arrived, and he started immediately for (report says). Also, that or some famous military chief from has been taking a survey of city. Do you believe it? Bah— it is more generally believed that will quash the Writ, issue no more, and will make no further attempts only by mobs. Distance is but few between this and Upper , Is it? Bah! [p. 1676]
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