<4> Saturday 4. Col Charles A Rich (Legion Hist[o]ry) place
The city council Elected councillor in place of deceased, and & were elected Regents of the University in place of & , deceased, was Elected Professor of mathematics in the University of <the City> Nauvoo. and the degree of Mastre of Arts confered on him. The committe were instructed to purchase 2 blocks for a burying ground. & the Recordere was instructed to procure “a Seal for the Corporation”
<5> Sunday 5. I preached to a large congregation at the on the science <& practice> of medecine, desirng to persuade the Saints trust in God. when Sick. & not in an arm of flesh, and live by faith and not by medicne. or poison, & when they were sick & had called for the Elders to pray for them and they were not healed, to use herbs & mild food
<7> Tuesday 7. Another shower of flesh & blood is repetd [reported] <in the papers> to have fallen in Kensington, this day. “There had been a drizling rain during a great part of the day (T&S. 587) needed”
Elder went to , and located himself for the purpose counselling the Saints & settling the Town of , and the day following contractedfor the made sale of 3 City Lots,—
The war between & China continues, the English (T&S. 635) English.