Journal, December 1842–June 1844; Book 3, 15 July 1843–29 February 1844

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23 February 1844 • Friday
Friday Feb 23. 1844
recd Letter from on Chu[rc]h histo[r]y &c which repli[e]d to. Letter on file— copy—
Met with the 12 &c in assembly Room concerning the Expedition.— I told th[e]m I wanted an exposition of all that count[r]y—— Send 25 men. Let them preach the gospel wherever they go.— Let that man go that can raise $500. a horse or mule a double barrel gun— one rifled and one shot.— saddle bridle. P[ai]r 8 bar[reled] Pistols— Bowie knife—— &c— Appoint a leader Let him beat up for volunteers. I want every man that goes to be a King and pri[e]st. when he gets on the mountain he may wa[n]t to talk with his god.—— when with the savage nations have power to govern &c— if we dont get volutees [volunteers] wait till after the election.—
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very plea[sa]nt [p. [274]]
23 February 1844 • Friday
Friday Feb 23. 1844
recd Letter from on Church history &c which replied to. Letter on file— copy—
Met with the 12 &c in assembly Room concerning the Expedition.— I told them I wanted an exposition of all that country—— Send 25 men. Let them preach the gospel wherever they go.— Let that man go that can raise $500. a horse or mule a double barrel gun— one rifled and one shot.— saddle bridle. Pair 8 barreled Pistols— Bowie knife—— &c— Appoint a leader Let him beat up for volunteers. I want every man that goes to be a King and priest. when he gets on the mountain he may want to talk with his god.—— when with the savage nations have power to govern &c— if we dont get volutees [volunteers] wait till after the election.—
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very pleasant [p. [274]]
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