<10> Tuesday 10; Tranacted a variety of business at the , &c.
<By Letter from Elder dated at . We learn that that the work is progresing in the north of , viz. Carlisle, Brampton, Burnstone, Alston, & Newcastle upon Tyne where we has been lavoring [laboring] for a few weeks>
<13> Friday 13 Receved a letter from in reply to mine of yesterday. Spent most of the day in my garden & with my family. Dictated a <the following> letter to “ Esqr, Dear Sir, (L.B. 232, 3) clerk. In the evening I walked with to the Post office, and had an intervew with , on concerning certain evil reports, put in circulation by , about <some of> ’s family, and others, Much apparent satisfaction was manifested at the conversation by , and retur[ne]d with me to my house.
<14> Satuday 14 I attended city Coun[c]il in in the morning & (LL. 95) Wasp shot. The City of Hamburgh, the commercial Emporium of Germeny, was destroyed by fire about this time. I granted the petition of AboutJ and about 70 others members of the chu[r]ch in for the organizattion of a branch of the chuch to meet in the north part of the Ciry <dated April 22,> and my doings were sanctioned by the 12, who at the Same time silenced Elder , for not following council.
<15> Sunday 15. Attended meeting at the Stand, preached News of the attempted assassination of was confirmed by gen report, and was mentiond on the stand.
<A general conference was held in “the New Corn exchange, Eng. Prst presiding. There were present at the opening of the confirnce High Prists 14. (Star, 29) Deacons 8. The representation of the Churches were as follows, confernce (Star 29) Teachers 110.”>
<16> Monday 16. I was transa[c]ting business at the , until 10 <oc’k> A.M. then at home. In the PM at the in council withs Bros & and others. I published in this days paper “Times & seasons” “A Fac Similee (T&S. 783, 4) in the kings court Several presses are of the most widely circulated papers are begining to <exhibit> look at Mormonism in it true light. The first cut (T&S. 790) Abraham. [p. 13]