<13> Monday 13. Attended a General Council in the Lodge Room to devise ways & means to furnish the poor with labor. Many of the Eng Saints have emigrated Gathered to , and most of whom are unacquited [unacquainted] with any kind of labor except spinning weaving &c.— and having no factories in this place, they are troubled to know what to do. Those who have funds have more generally neglected to gather, and leave left the poor to build up the , & the Kingdom, of God in these last days
<14> Tuesday 14. Rode to the big Mound. on the road,— accompaned by , & ,— & purchased 3/4 Section of Land of , including the Mound. The Twelve, viz. Pret <15.> , , , & , Bishop & of the High Prists Quorum in council at the , voted (Minutes) .
<’s defence of the proceeding of at &c may be seen on the 37. 38 & 39 pages of <(wasp>>
<15> Wedne[s]day. 15. visited at diffe[ren]t places in the , & my in the p[r]airie, accompanid by my , & <&> Supped at s issued an Editorial on the Gift of the Holy Ghost, commencing on page 123 T & Seasons.
<25> Satuday 25, Transacted business with Bros Hunter, & Babbit, & Mr Babbit and sat for a drawing of my profile, to be placed on a lithograp[h] of the Map of the City of ,— Messrs Stephens & Catherwood have succeded in collecting <in the interiors of > a large amount of relics of the Nephites, or the Ancient inhabitants of America, treated of in the Book of Mormon, from the interior of America— which have recently been landed in .— [p. 18]