History Draft [21 June–8 August 1844]

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Compiled History, 22 June–8 August 1844
1844
Sat 22 The following compilation of History from June 22, to August 8, 1844 inclusive, was compiled from the Journals of , and and others, and from public <​the​> documents on file. <​in the Historian’s office​>
By the church Historian
22 June 1844 • Saturday
Sat. <​June​> 22 In the evening the issued orders to all the guards and Sentries on the road to , to let persons pass and repass until further orders, except they discoveries companies of men, when they must report the same to head Quarters immediately.
A Conference was held at Eagle, Benton Co. Tennessee. Elder A[braham] O. Smoot presided; during which a was organized of 17 members, 1 , 1 , and 1 were .
23 June 1844 • Sunday
Sund. 23. At 5 a. m. and asked advice what to do with the Cannon &c. W
got the public records together and buried them.
<​5 p. m. of Steamer Osprey conversed with Joseph saying the mob at threatened firing into his vessel.​>
Prest. attended meeting at Mass.
preached at Wilmington in the forenoon, to an attentive congregation, he had a chill after he got through. Elder spoke in the afternoon.
A Conference was held at , addressed by Elder and others. 12 persons were and confirmed & 8 Elders.
24 June 1844 • Monday
Mond 24. Territory of (copy s affidavit) [A.] McKinney J. P.
25 June 1844 • Tuesday
Tuesd. 25. returned from for some papers, which were sent out by .
met about 4 p. m. and accused him of seeking Josephs life, made use of some very insulting language in reply, when a scuffle ensued during which a letter dropped out of s hat, which stated that there were 70 of the mob ready in to come upon to night.
It is currently reported that the mob intend to make a rush on the Jail to night.
A strong guard placed in and round the .
About 9 p. m. it began to rain very heavily.
26 June 1844 • Wednesday
Wed. 26 8 a. m. Capt. Singleton arrived with about 60 mounted militia to protect the in case a mob should come against it and he was authorized to take commnd of the Police and to use [p. 1]
Compiled History, 22 June–8 August 1844
1844
Sat 22 The following compilation of History from June 22, to August 8, 1844 inclusive, was compiled from the Journals of , and others, and from the documents on file.
By the church Historian
22 June 1844 • Saturday
Sat. June 22 In the evening issued orders to all the guards and Sentries on the road to , to let persons pass and repass until further orders, except they discover companies of men, when they must report the same to head Quarters immediately.
A Conference was held at Eagle, Benton Co. Tennessee. Elder Abraham O. Smoot presided; during which a was organized of 17 members, 1 , 1 , and 1 were .
23 June 1844 • Sunday
Sund. 23. At 5 a. m. and asked advice what to do with the Cannon &c.
got the public records together and buried them.
5 p. m. of Steamer Osprey conversed with Joseph saying the mob at threatened firing into his vessel.
Prest. attended meeting at Mass.
preached at Wilmington in the forenoon, to an attentive congregation, he had a chill after he got through. Elder spoke in the afternoon.
A Conference was held at , addressed by Elder and others. 12 persons were and confirmed & 8 Elders.
24 June 1844 • Monday
Mond 24. Territory of (copy s affidavit) A. McKinney J. P.
25 June 1844 • Tuesday
Tuesd. 25. returned from for some papers, which were sent out by .
met about 4 p. m. and accused him of seeking Josephs life, made use of some very insulting language in reply, when a scuffle ensued during which a letter dropped out of s hat, which stated that there were 70 of the mob ready in to come upon to night.
It is currently reported that the mob intend to make a rush on the Jail to night.
A strong guard placed in and round the .
About 9 p. m. it began to rain very heavily.
26 June 1844 • Wednesday
Wed. 26 8 a. m. Capt. Singleton arrived with about 60 mounted militia to protect the in case a mob should come against it and he was authorized to take commnd of the Police and to use [p. 1]
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