History Draft [1 January–30 June 1842]

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1 March 1842 • Tuesday
<​1​> Thursday March 1, 1842, during the A M I was at my office, and the (L.L. 88) existence. I commened publishing my translations of the Book of Abraham, in the Times & Seasons, as follows A Fac–simile (T&S. 703. 4 5. 6) nation.
At the request of Mr (T&S, 706, 7. 8. 9. 710) Smith
2 March 1842 • Wednesday
<​2​> Wednsday 2 I read (LL. 88) , as the demand was illegal, there being no such place known in law; the City & Town of having been included in the city plot of , but continued by our enemies on the Tax list for the purpose of getting more money from the saints. I commnced a settlement with . on the estate of his father , & continued in my office till 9 eveng, having received a visit from , of .
3 March 1842 • Thursday
<​3​> Thursday 3. I attended council in the General business office (over the ) at 9, (LL. 88) property, although I presanted him deeds mortgages & paper to the amount of some thousads <​agist his father​> more than he had agint the chuch. I also wrote Hiram Ramsay Esqr— of in reply to his letter of the “24 of January,” offering him $100 per Acre for his 20 acres of Land in this . Lying <​somewhere​> between the Hotchkiss purchase on the North, & Galland purchase on the south.— or to take an Agency to sell the same.
4 March 1842 • Friday
<​4​> Friday 4. At my office Exhibiting (LL.89) astroney [astronomy], with other Gen business
5 March 1842 • Saturday
<​5​> Saturday 5. attened the City council, and spoke at Considerable length on the powers & privileges of our city charter. Amen (L.L. 89) city council
6 March 1842 • Sunday
<​6​> Sunday 6 I preached at Elder s, on the hill, near the
7 March 1842 • Monday
<​7​> Monday 7 at the general business office, Peter Melling (LL. 88 89.) I Transacted much General business. & wrote the Mayer as follows, Editors office (Wasp 27) Smith
8 March 1842 • Tuesday
<​8​> Tu[e]sday 8, Re-commnced translating from the Records of Abraham. (LL. 89) evening
9 March 1842 • Wednesday
<​9​> Wednesday 9. Examining Copy for the (LL. 89) office, I also wrote to at Pa.— to invest as much money as possible in goods— for they were are much needed in , & I would purchase the same on his arrival or rent him my to sell them, and that the state Bank of is <​was​> down. & gold and silver is <​was​> the only safe funds.— See Letter Book p. 229 [p. 5]
1 March 1842 • Tuesday
1 Thursday March 1, 1842, during the A M I was at my office, and the (L.L. 88) existence. I commened publishing my translations of the Book of Abraham, in the Times & Seasons, as follows A Fac–simile (T&S. 703. 4 5. 6) nation.
At the request of Mr (T&S, 706, 7. 8. 9. 710) Smith
2 March 1842 • Wednesday
2 Wednsday 2 I read (LL. 88) , as the demand was illegal, there being no such place known in law; the City & Town of having been included in the city plot of , but continued by our enemies on the Tax list for the purpose of getting more money from the saints. I commnced a settlement with . on the estate of his father , & continued in my office till 9 eveng, having received a visit from , of .
3 March 1842 • Thursday
3 Thursday 3. I attended council in the General business office (over the ) at 9, (LL. 88) property, although I presanted him deeds mortgages & paper to the amount of some thousads agist his father more than he had agint the chuch. I also wrote Hiram Ramsay Esqr— of in reply to his letter of the “24 of January,” offering him $100 per Acre for his 20 acres of Land in this . Lying somewhere between the Hotchkiss purchase on the North, & Galland purchase on the south.— or to take an Agency to sell the same.
4 March 1842 • Friday
4 Friday 4. At my office Exhibiting (LL.89) astroney [astronomy], with other Gen business
5 March 1842 • Saturday
5 Saturday 5. attened the City council, and spoke at Considerable length on the powers & privileges of our city charter. Amen (L.L. 89) city council
6 March 1842 • Sunday
6 Sunday 6 I preached at Elder s, on the hill, near the
7 March 1842 • Monday
7 Monday 7 at the general business office, Peter Melling (LL. 89.) Transacted much General business. & wrote the Mayer as follows, Editors office (Wasp 27) Smith
8 March 1842 • Tuesday
8 Tuesday 8, Re-commnced translating from the Records of Abraham. (LL. 89) evening
9 March 1842 • Wednesday
9 Wednesday 9. Examining Copy for the (LL. 89) office, I also wrote at Pa.— to invest as much money as possible in goods— for they are much needed in , & I would purchase the same on his arrival or rent him my to sell them, and that the state Bank of was down. & gold and silver was the only safe funds.— See Letter Book p. 229 [p. 5]
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