History, 1838–1856, volume F-1 [1 May 1844–8 August 1844]

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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<​July 4​> will be done to the assassins,— [HC 7:166] but it is not enough to deprecate alone, action, decided action should be had in the case, that our country may be saved from mobocracy and violence and order and law bear rule again in our land.
I am, Sir,
A friend to equal rights.” [HC 7:167]
Elders and , with several other elders visited the grand exhibition of fire works on the common this evening, a great multitude were present.
5 July 1844 • Friday
<​5​> Friday 5. Mr Daniels started about 9 a. m., to go and see the and tell him what he knew in relation to the massacre of the Gens. Smith.
A raft of Pine lumber arrived from the upper country.
Elders and took cars from and proceeded to Linn.
6 July 1844 • Saturday
<​6​> Saturday 6. and Mr Robertson arrive in the at 2 p. m., They expressed themselves abundantly statisfied with ’ proceedings and agreement at ; and said they believed the would do all in his power to quell further outrages, and preserve the peace.
took charge of the raft of lumber, which arrived yesterday, as agent for the Trustee.
saw the ’s reply to the letter from the Committee of Safety, and recorded in his journal thus:— “The seems disposed to make the best of his situation and try to restore the credit of the by bringing the assassins to justice.”
A conference was held in , New York; 4 branches were represented, containing 95 members, including 23 elders. Elder C. W. Wandell Presided. [HC 7:168]
7 July 1844 • Sunday
<​7​> Sunday 7. Meeting at the .
read ’s letter in reply to the Committee.
addressed the meeting.
advised some of the people to go out and harvest, and others who stay, to go on with the and make work in the .—
arrived in the : his presence produced some excitement in consequence of the Saints believing he was accessory to the murder of the Prophets.
The following was sent to :—
, Sunday July 7. 1844
, Acting Commander of the Forces of ,
Sir, We are informed that Dr. is in this , and that he has an order from to call out ’s company of militia to guard him while <​here​> transacting business. You must be aware, sir, at sight of such communication, the situation in which such an order of things must place this people, and of the difficulties which might grow out of such a course, and we earnestly desire your immediate action as agent of the [p. 255]
July 4 will be done to the assassins,— [HC 7:166] but it is not enough to deprecate alone, action, decided action should be had in the case, that our country may be saved from mobocracy and violence and order and law bear rule again in our land.
I am, Sir,
A friend to equal rights.” [HC 7:167]
Elders and , with several other elders visited the grand exhibition of fire works on the common this evening, a great multitude were present.
5 July 1844 • Friday
5 Friday 5. Mr Daniels started about 9 a. m., to go and see the and tell him what he knew in relation to the massacre of the Gens. Smith.
A raft of Pine lumber arrived from the upper country.
Elders and took cars from and proceeded to Linn.
6 July 1844 • Saturday
6 Saturday 6. and Mr Robertson arrive in the at 2 p. m., They expressed themselves abundantly statisfied with ’ proceedings and agreement at ; and said they believed the would do all in his power to quell further outrages, and preserve the peace.
took charge of the raft of lumber, which arrived yesterday, as agent for the Trustee.
saw the ’s reply to the letter from the Committee of Safety, and recorded in his journal thus:— “The seems disposed to make the best of his situation and try to restore the credit of the by bringing the assassins to justice.”
A conference was held in , New York; 4 branches were represented, containing 95 members, including 23 elders. Elder C. W. Wandell Presided. [HC 7:168]
7 July 1844 • Sunday
7 Sunday 7. Meeting at the .
read ’s letter in reply to the Committee.
addressed the meeting.
advised some of the people to go out and harvest, and others who stay, to go on with the and make work in the .—
arrived in the : his presence produced some excitement in consequence of the Saints believing he was accessory to the murder of the Prophets.
The following was sent to :—
, Sunday July 7. 1844
, Acting Commander of the Forces of ,
Sir, We are informed that Dr. is in this , and that he has an order from to call out ’s company of militia to guard him while here transacting business. You must be aware, sir, at sight of such communication, the situation in which such an order of things must place this people, and of the difficulties which might grow out of such a course, and we earnestly desire your immediate action as agent of the [p. 255]
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