<3> Saturday July 3[rd]1841. The Second Regiment <(Legion P. 2)> 4 companies: and “the was called out to celebrate (Legion 5) Country.” left his family with his sisters, & started for .— Elder . is in Republishing his history of the coming forth of the Book of Mormon. fist Printed in <Edinbugh.>
<12> Monday 12 Elder was appointed clerk of the High Council of , & Recorder of Baptisms for the dead, in . At the urgent Solicitations of the brethren at , I consented that they might baptize baptize for the dead on the side of the , at a previous date.
<15> Thursday 15 (Elders , , , , & have arrived home, <this day> after an interesting mission to . The accounts of their mission are highly satisfactory.)
Many of the News papers are publishing lies about me by the wholsale, should I attempt to enumerate them, I could write nothing else, suffice it to say that every falsehood wicked men can invent, assisted by their fathers, is trumpeted to the world as sound doctrine;— which proves the words of Jesus, “they have perscuted me they will percute you also.”
<18> Sunday 18 was recognized as a day of fasting & prayer that by the Saints in . That they might “mourn with those who mourn & weep with those who weep” on account of the death of The Hon Sidney H Little of the Senate, who was killed by jumping from a waggen Last Sunday, while his horse was unmanageable,— Mr Little was a patriot Statesman & Lawyer. [p. 12]