History Draft [1 January–3 March 1843]

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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evening at Elder ’s, in the course of conversation I remarked that those <​brethren​> who came here having money and purchased without the and without counsel must be cut off— this <​with other​> observations on the occasion aroused the feelings of brother Dixon from Massachusetts, who was then present, and he appeared in great wrath
I received the following communication “To the Hon ( Journal “/&c”)
A letter from the Army dated at “ Missouri states “that on the 14th. Feby. (T. & S 207) unseen”
14 February 1843 • Tuesday
<​Thursday <​Tuesday​> 14​> <​Sent to and by him deposited $500 with Genl [Samuel] Leach for Mr. [John] Walsh for land which was between my and the accor agreeable to my letter to .​>
Read proof of the Doctrine and Covenants with — read in German from 9½ to 11 forenoon— had the removed from the large room in my house into a small brick building which I directed <​had <​was​> erected​> for a Smoke House, designing to use it for a Mayors Office until I could build a new one,— had much conversation with and various individuals— Sold a cow,
15 February 1843 • Wednesday
<​Wednesday 15​> This morning I spent some time in changing the top plate of the Office Stove which had been put together wrong: read a libellous letter in the Alton Telegraph written to of concerning , , and the ladies attending my late trial at and published the following letter in the T. & S. “Mr. Editor (T&S 101. <​97–98) 99.​> Smith” <​The following is copied from the Times & Seasons Ill. Feb 19 (100.101.) PM”​>
I copy the following from the Public Prints “An English Officer writing to his friend in (T&S 96) down” <​— O the horrors of Christian warfare​>
About 1 o clock afternoon I started for , with [and] & on Sleighs when we came on the Prairie it was so extremely cold— I proposed to to wait till tomorrow, but he chose to go forward, and we arrived in safety at Mr. Rose’s where we had supper and in the evening I gave a long exposition of Millerism, That night slept with
16 February 1843 • Thursday
<​Thursday 16​> After breakfast we proceeded towards :— After travelling five miles & s Sleigh upset.— hurt his hand, an the horse ran away, and we brought him back, after dinner at mills we went to ; and viewed the place which is <​and found it​> very desirable for a city. when we returned to the place where we dined— prayed, and I preached to a large and attentive audience two hours, (from Rev XIX.10.) and shewed <​to​> the people proved to the people that any man that denied himself as being a prophet, was not a preacher of righteousness— They opened their eyes and appeared well pleased— when we had returned as far as McQuinn’s Mills turned up to the fence & propo halted [p. 18]
evening at Elder ’s, in the course of conversation I remarked that those brethren who came here having money and purchased without the and without counsel must be cut off— this with other observations aroused the feelings of brother Dixon from Massachusetts, who was then present, and he appeared in great wrath
I received the following communication “To the Hon ( Journal “/&c”)
A letter from the Army dated at “ Missouri states “that on the 14th. Feby. (T. & S 207) unseen”
14 February 1843 • Tuesday
Tuesday 14 Sent to and by him deposited $500 with Genl Samuel Leach for Mr. John Walsh for land which was between my and the agreeable to my letter to .
Read proof of the Doctrine and Covenants with — read in German from 9½ to 11 forenoon— had the removed from the large room in my house into a small brick building which was erected for a Smoke House, designing to use it for a Mayors Office until I could build a new one,— had much conversation with and various individuals— Sold a cow,
15 February 1843 • Wednesday
Wednesday 15 This morning I spent some time in changing the top plate of the Office Stove which had been put together wrong: read a libellous letter in the Alton Telegraph written to of concerning , , and the ladies attending my late trial at and published the following letter in the T. & S. “Mr. Editor (T&S 97–98) Smith”
I copy the following from the Public Prints “An English Officer writing to his friend in (T&S 96) down” — O the horrors of Christian warfare
About 1 o clock afternoon I started for , with [and] & on Sleighs when we came on the Prairie it was so extremely cold— I proposed to to wait till tomorrow, but he chose to go forward, and we arrived in safety at Mr. Rose’s where we had supper and in the evening I gave a long exposition of Millerism, That night slept with
16 February 1843 • Thursday
Thursday 16 After breakfast we proceeded towards :— After travelling five miles & s Sleigh upset.— hurt his hand, the horse ran away, and we brought him back, after dinner at mills we went to ; viewed the place and found it very desirable for a city. when we returned to the place where we dined— prayed, and I preached to a large and attentive audience two hours, (from Rev XIX.10.) proved to the people that any man that denied himself as being a prophet, was not a preacher of righteousness— They opened their eyes and appeared well pleased— when we had returned as far as McQuinn’s Mills halted [p. 18]
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