Journal, December 1842–June 1844; Book 4, 1 March–22 June 1844

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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27 April 1844 • Saturday
Saturday April 27— 1844.—— A large compa[n]y of Gentlemen from — and othe[r] places on the . called at my the . and when they returnd to the boat it was gone.— and they returnd to the .— 9. A.M. come up for trial— after much conversation with the Mayor in which he charged Joseph with many crimes Danite-ism in —— and a great variety of vile & false epithets & charges court adjour[ne]d to Mo[n]day 9— A M.— agreed to meet Joseph on 2d— mo[n]day of may at the and have a settleme[n]t then said he would publish it paper— Joseph told him. if he did not agree to be quiet— not attempt to raise a mob & he would not meet him— if he would be qui[e]t he would publish it in Neighbor— would not agree to be quiet— and Joseph said he was free from his () blood. had made the last ove[r]ture of peace. deliverd him into the hand of God & shook his garm[e]nts ag[ain]st him—
Joseph continu[e]d in office some time in conve[r]sation— & then w[e]nt into the Big Room.— & read the Warsaw Signal— about mormonism—
Elder arrived from
Elder arrived from with 120 150 passengers—— Meeting at the at one oclock to give inst[r]uction to the elders going out Electineerig [electioneering] addressd by . & [p. [101]]
27 April 1844 • Saturday
Saturday April 27— 1844.—— A large company of Gentlemen from — and other places on the . called at the . and when they returnd to the boat it was gone.— and they returnd to the .— 9. A.M. come up for trial— after much conversation with the Mayor in which he charged Joseph with many crimes Danite-ism in —— and a great variety of vile & false epithets & charges court adjourned to Monday 9— A M.— agreed to meet Joseph on 2d— monday of may at the and have a settlement then said he would publish it paper— Joseph told him. if he did not agree to be quiet— not attempt to raise a mob & he would not meet him— if he would be quiet he would publish it in Neighbor— would not agree to be quiet— and Joseph said he was free from his () blood. had made the last overture of peace. deliverd him into the hand of God & shook his garments against him—
Joseph continued in office some time in conversation— & then went into the Big Room.— & read the Warsaw Signal— about mormonism—
Elder arrived from
Elder arrived from with 150 passengers—— Meeting at the at one oclock to give instruction to the elders going out Electineerig [electioneering] addressd by . & [p. [101]]
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