History Draft [1 January–31 December 1841]

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1 February 1841 • Monday
<​1​> Monday. 1st The first Election. X (T&S. 309) .
3 February 1841 • Wednesday
<​3​> Wednesday 3. reports, 160 baptized at , Ireland about 25, Isle of Man 70, Hawarden 30,— is in .
The city council of Organized <​& opend by prayr by Joseph Smith​>. when the Mayor Elect delivered his inaugurel Address, <​as published in the Times & Seasons page. 316. & onward,​> and the following persons were Elected by the council to their respective offices. To wit, (T&S. 319) Sheets, I presented to the City Council the following resolutions which was unanimously adopted. Resolved (T&S. 320.) wont, <​I Presented a bill for​> “An ordinance concerning the University of Nauvoo Li which passed as follows Sec 1. (T. & S. 321) Recrded, <​I <​also​> presented a bill for ​> “An ordinance organizing the Nauvoo Legion” <​which​> was passed the Same day as follows Sec 1. (T&S. 321.2) Recorded” <​Sec 1 (T&S. 321.2) Recorded.—​> The following addition has been made to the charter of the by the Legislature, “Any citizen (T&S. 320) body,” and I gave a general invitation to my frens to enrol themselvs so as to have a perfect organization by. the 4th of July. I was appointed chairman of sever committes, viz <​“on the canal”​> “for vacating the town of ;” “vending spiritous Liquors:” “Code of City ordinances”: “Board of health:” &, council adjured to the 8th.
4 February 1841 • Thursday
<​4.​> Thursday. 4. I was Elected Lieut General of the Nauvoo Legion. <​Legion Minutes, “Pursuant to an Ordinance (History of ) Companies.​>
5 February 1841 • Friday
<​5​> Friday. 5. Elder is at Glasgow. Scotd. the church in that City numbers. 55, and the spirit of Enquiry increases
6 February 1841 • Saturday
<​6​> Saturday 6, Minutes of a council at Bro Richard Harrisons 72 Burlington , for organizing a co of Saints going to , on Ship Sheffield. Capt. Porter. “Elders , , , & othe[r] offices prsent. Elder was chosen prest. & Thomas Walmly, Miles Romny, Edd Martin John Tayler, Francis Clark, & John Riley. councillors to . Edward Martin Clerk & Historien, & John Tayler were ordained Elders. & his council were blessed & set apart for their mission by the <​high​> council.” Clerk.
7 February 1841 • Sunday
<​7​> Sunday 7. Ship Sheffield sailed from 235 with 235 Saints.
8 February 1841 • Monday
<​8​> Monday 8th writes from , To the Editor of the “Star” “Since Stanly Hill (M.S. 283.4) effect”
city council met according to adjournment & opened by prayer which was made a standing rule of the council. [p. 2]
1 February 1841 • Monday
1 Monday. 1st The first Election. X (T&S. 309) .
3 February 1841 • Wednesday
3 Wednesday 3. reports, 160 baptized at , Ireland about 25, Isle of Man 70, Hawarden 30,— is in .
The city council of Organized & opend by prayr by Joseph Smith. when the Mayor Elect delivered his inaugurel Address, as published in the Times & Seasons page. 316. & onward, and the following persons were Elected by the council to their respective offices. To wit, (T&S. 319) Sheets, I presented to the City Council the following resolutions which was unanimously adopted. Resolved (T&S. 320.) wont, I Presented a bill for “An ordinance concerning the University of Nauvoo which passed as follows Sec 1. (T. & S. 321) Recrded, I also presented a bill for “An ordinance organizing the Nauvoo Legion” which was passed the Same day as follows Sec 1 (T&S. 321.2) Recorded.— The following addition has been made to the charter of the by the Legislature, “Any citizen (T&S. 320) body,” and I gave a general invitation to my frens to enrol themselvs so as to have a perfect organization by. the 4th of July. I was appointed chairman of sever committes, viz “on the canal” “for vacating the town of ;” “vending spiritous Liquors:” “Code of City ordinances”: “Board of health:” &, council adjured to the 8th.
4 February 1841 • Thursday
4. Thursday. 4. Legion Minutes, “Pursuant to an Ordinance (History of ) Companies.
5 February 1841 • Friday
5 Friday. 5. Elder is at Glasgow. Scotd. the church in that City numbers. 55, and the spirit of Enquiry increases
6 February 1841 • Saturday
6 Saturday 6, Minutes of a council at Bro Richard Harrisons 72 Burlington , for organizing a co of Saints going to , on Ship Sheffield. Capt. Porter. “Elders , , , & other offices prsent. Elder was chosen prest. & Thomas Walmly, Miles Romny, Edd Martin John Tayler, Francis Clark, & John Riley. councillors to . Edward Martin Clerk & Historien, & John Tayler were ordained Elders. & his council were blessed & set apart for their mission by the high council.” Clerk.
7 February 1841 • Sunday
7 Sunday 7. Ship Sheffield sailed from with 235 Saints.
8 February 1841 • Monday
8 Monday 8th writes from , To the Editor of the “Star” “Since Stanly Hill (M.S. 283.4) effect”
city council met according to adjournment & opened by prayer which was made a standing rule of the council. [p. 2]
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