Journal, December 1842–June 1844; Book 1, 21 December 1842–10 March 1843

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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30 December 1842 • Friday
30— Started at 8— broke one of the carriages & were detaind awhile arrived at Judge 2½ Oclock Joseph said he had decided that he would not vote for a Slave holder— it is giving them power & if they could obtain sufficent power & get a religious peak [pique?] against any religionists— they would subdue them & compel our children to mix with their slaves. By Elder . what would you advice a man to do who came in the having a hundred Slaves? [:] I have always advised such to bring their slaves [p. 12]
30 December 1842 • Friday
30— Started at 8— broke one of the carriages & were detaind awhile arrived at Judge 2½ Oclock Joseph said he had decided that he would not vote for a Slave holder— it is giving them power & if they could obtain sufficent power & get a religious peak pique against any religionists— they would subdue them & compel our children to mix with their slaves. By Elder . what would you advice a man to do who came in the having a hundred Slaves? : I have always advised such to bring their slaves [p. 12]
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