History Draft [1 January–30 June 1842]

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1 January 1842 • Saturday
Saturday January 1, 1842. I commnced placing goods on the shelves of my new assisted by. Bishop & others, and in the evening attended City Council,— 512 saints were reported at the Glasgow conferce of this date,
4 January 1842 • Tuesday
<​4​> Tuesday 4 I wrote Dr of on businss
sec, <​candidate for Gov of ​> made an inflammatoy speech <​agaist th[e] Saints​> at Edwa[r]dsville, a mass of falsehood.
5 January 1842 • Wednesday
<​5​> Wednesday 5. I dictated a business letter to , , Pa,— signed over & delivred the Town Plat of , to me as Sole Trustee in trust for the Chuch of J C. L. D. S.— My new was open for business this day for the first time, was filled with custoners, & I <​was almost​> continually behind the counter, as clerk, waiting on my fri[e]nds,
6 January 1842 • Thursday
<​6​> Thursday. The New Year (LL, 57) things
12 January 1842 • Wednesday
<​12​> Wednesday 12. The Ship Tremont Sailed from for with <​the​> Saints, about this time. The following notice From this was published in The T&S, “Tithi[n]gs & Concortins [Consecrations], (667) .” I rode South about 7 miles to my woodland, acompand by Brothes John Landers & and fou[n]d a vein of cole about 18 inches thick apperetly [apparently] of a superior quality for the western Country.
13 January 1842 • Thursday
<​<​13​>— My clerk— commnced bording with me.​>
15 January 1842 • Saturday
<​15​> <​Saterdy 15.​> I commenced reading (LL 58) Edetien.
 
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16 January 1842 • Sunday
<​16​> Sunday 16 I prea[c]hed at my own house morning & evening, to Illustreting the nature of Sin, and showing that it is not right to sin that grace may abo[u]nd.
17 January 1842 • Monday
<​17​> Monday 17, I Transacted a varety of business in the city. & myslf & dined withe Sister Agness [Agnes Coolbrith] Smith. <​In T&S I gave this Special Notice,—Know all men (T&S.) ,​> In the evening I atte[n]ded a coun[c]il of the 12 at my office; prsent Eldrs , , , , , & . who appointed Elder A Mission to , according to the Revelation of 22d December; and that Elder Henry Jacobs accompny him.
18 January 1842 • Tuesday
<​18​> Tuesday 18 Speci[a]l Notice, (T&S 667) , After transcating (L.L 58) Negroes, <​for an​> Extra[c]t of a letter from El. . ‘Trieste Jan 1 & 18th1842. Summing up, therfore see Milln Star. page 166, &c.—
19 January 1842 • Wednesday
<​19​> Wednesday, 19. I wrote To , Dear Sir, (L.B. 225) Smith
Read, in the Book of Mormon, (LL, 58) House
20 January 1842 • Thursday
<​20​> Thursday 20 I attended a special (L.L. 58) Store,
21 January 1842 • Friday
<​21​> Friday 21 I read in <​the​> Book of Mormon, attended transacted a vorety [variety] of business in the & . & Spent the evening in the office with Elders & , interpreted dreams &c.
The Presidents of the differnt Quorums met with the High Council at s office, to receive instructions according to the appointment of the concil on the 18th. Prest Stated the reasons why the Quorum of Seventies had granted Licences that he applied to Pret Joseph Smith for permission on the Solicitations of the Quorums; that their reasons for so doing were because licences would not be obtained from the church clerk, Prest testified to the same, and the Council was satisfied, with the Testimony, & were addresd by Pret in the Wo[r]d of wisdem
22 January 1842 • Saturday
<​22​> Satuday 22. I was very busy in (LL, 58) the city of
23 January 1842 • Sunday
<​23​> Sunday, 23. Spent the day mostly at my office, with me and on <​report​> silenced and on the presentation of charges by Elder , Silencd Elder of for preching that the chuch augt [ought] to unsheath the sword, & Elder [William] A Litz for preaching [p. 1[b]] that the authorities of the chuch were done away &c & cited him to appeal before the H Concil of for Trial.—
24 January 1842 • Monday
<​24​> Monday 24 Receved with (LL. 59) mill,
25 January 1842 • Tuesday
<​25​> Tuesday 25. Signed deeds for lots, to the Laws; transacted (L.L. 59) Cain. <​The High council & heard & accepted the report of their committee of the​> 18th int as follows. (”The High Coun[c]il (T&S. 699, 700[)], Clerk”)
26 January 1842 • Wednesday
<​26​> Wednesday 26, Rode out to borrow (LL. 59) evening. Wrote A long letter to , on Temperal business.
27 January 1842 • Thursday
<​27​> Thurday 27, Attending (L.L. 59) church.
28 January 1842 • Friday
<​28​> Friday 28 While I was at my office & come & spent an hour. Elders , & were p[r]esent.. I received the following Revelatin <​to the 12 concening the times & Seasons​> Give Janury 28, 1842 A Reve verily (LL. 66 67) Amen.
I also decided that Elder (L.L. 67) damned.
of the (LL. 67) .—
Elder Snider had appeared very backward about fulfilling the Revelation <​Revl​> of concerning him, and felt that he could not do it unless the 12 would furni[s]h him means, when he was more able to furni[s]h his own means, as all the elders were obliged to do when they went on missions, or go without.
29 January 1842 • Saturday
<​29​> Saturday 29, I was much engagd (L.L. 60) Servants
30 January 1842 • Sunday
<​30​> Sundy 30 I, preched at my home Morning & evening concening the differ[en]t spirits, their operatins, disigns &c.
31 January 1842 • Monday
<​31​> Monday 31, assisted (LL. 60) O’clock. [p. 2]
2 February 1842 • Wednesday
<​2​> Wednesday Feb 2, 1842 Sister Laura [Clark] Phelps, wife of Morris Phelps died, aged 36 years. She was driven from , in 1833, was in the persecutin of in 1838.— & went from , to to assist in liberating her husband & was left in prison when he made his escape, willing to suffer all the abuses a savage horde could infli[c]t upon her, to let set he[r] companin safe from the grasp of his murdrous enemis, her rest is glorious. I spent the day in council with & . Esqr—
3 February 1842 • Thursday
<​3​> Thursday, 3, In council (LL. 60) papers
4 February 1842 • Friday
<​4​> Friday 4, Instructed that an invoice of scrip be made, closed a contra[c]t with for the <​on the corner of Bain, & water Streets also​> ◊◊ paper, fixtures & Book bindry, & Steretype foundry, by proxy, viz , <​cost between 7 & 8000 dollrs.​> and in the evening attended a debate. At this time debates were held weekly. and entered into by men of the fir[s]t talents in the , young & old, for the purpose of Eliciting truth, acquiring knowledge. & improving in the art of public speeking.
5–10 February 1842 • Saturday–Thursday
<​5​> Satuday 5, Elder , who had been silencd by Prests Smith— & , on a complaint for teaching false doctine., came, before the High counil at , & proved that he had not taught false doctrine, but had been complaind of by those who had prejudice & hardness agist [against] him. & was restored to his former standing in the chu[r]ch.— <​The ship Hope saild from for with <​270​> Saints.​> from this time to I was engagd in councilling the brethren, and attending to the common avocations of life & my calling, reading the <​10​> book of Mormon &c untill the Thusday the 10th when I was sick & kept my bed. The war continues to rage between & China.
11 Feburary 1842 • Friday
<​11​> Friday 11 I am convaelsent, & walked twice to my ,
12 February 1842 • Saturday
<​12​> Satudy [Saturday] 12, Attended City Council, <​an “ordinance regulating weight and measures,”— also “an ordinace regulating Auctions, were passed.​> In the (L.L 60) peace, ordinances were passed.
13 February 1842 • Sunday
<​13​> Sunday 13. In council with the mayor, , & ; & visited Sister <​(who was sick,)​> in Co with & .
14 February 1842 • Monday
<​14​> Monday 14. Spent the day at My office transacting a varity of business— and continued to do the same from day to day till the 15 17th when I commenced <​became connected with​> the Editerial department of the T. & S.
17 February 1842 • Thursday
<​17​> Thurday 17. I attended a special Sessions of the city council when an ordinance was instituted authorizing & regulating marriages in the City of . [p. 3]
18 February 1842 • Friday
<​18​> Friday 18. I attended an adjoured city council. (L.L. 61) in the City of
19 February 1842 • Saturday
<​19​> Saturday 19. I was engaged in the Recrder office (in the fi[r]st sto[r]y of the brick ) on the tithings, and in council in my office with Elders , , & others,
20 February 1842 • Sunday
<​20​> Sunday 20 I attended the meeting on the hill, about this time the Ship John Cummins Sailed from for . with Sai[n]ts,— The “Tremont” Sailed on the 12[th] of January with 143 passengers Mo[s]tly Saints: The expence of passages from to average abot 48, from £3.15s. to £4.— including provision.
21 February 1842 • Monday
<​21​> Monday 21. I was visiting in the A M. & Transcating a variety of business at the office in the P. M & Evening. To the brethren (T&S. 715.) Suit. “Recorders office file 21 1842 (T&S. 715[)] Twelve.”
22 February 1842 • Tuesday
<​22. atteded to a varety of business, as usual.​>
23 February 1842 • Wednesday
<​22 23​> Tuesday Wedneday 22 23. Settled with & paid Brother Chase’s, and (LL. 61) Seasons,— I All my leisure momets of late have been employed in translating the book
24 February 1842 • Thursday
<​24​> Thuday 24. Engaged in council— with the brethen, & atteded to business in gene[r]al to business (LL 61) explenation;
<​25​> Friday. Copy of a letter to (LB. 227) Scribe
25 February 1842 • Friday
<​25​> Friday. 25 engaged in coucill[in]g. & gene[ra]l business
26 February 1842 • Saturday
<​26​> Satudy 26 at the Recordrs (LL. 61) Patriach.
27 February 1842 • Sunday
<​27.​> Sunday <​<​27—​> Sunday—​> 27. in counsel &c. engaged in councilling the Saints
28 February 1842 • Monday
<​28​> Monday 28 I offe[re]d a settemt (LL. 88) Seasons, as follow Prst Joseph Smith; (715 T&S) ” [p. 4]
1 March 1842 • Tuesday
<​1​> Thursday March 1, 1842, during the A M I was at my office, and the (L.L. 88) existence. I commened publishing my translations of the Book of Abraham, in the Times & Seasons, as follows A Fac–simile (T&S. 703. 4 5. 6) nation.
At the request of Mr (T&S, 706, 7. 8. 9. 710) Smith
2 March 1842 • Wednesday
<​2​> Wednsday 2 I read (LL. 88) , as the demand was illegal, there being no such place known in law; the City & Town of having been included in the city plot of , but continued by our enemies on the Tax list for the purpose of getting more money from the saints. I commnced a settlement with . on the estate of his father , & continued in my office till 9 eveng, having received a visit from , of .
3 March 1842 • Thursday
<​3​> Thursday 3. I attended council in the General business office (over the ) at 9, (LL. 88) property, although I presanted him deeds mortgages & paper to the amount of some thousads <​agist his father​> more than he had agint the chuch. I also wrote Hiram Ramsay Esqr— of in reply to his letter of the “24 of January,” offering him $100 per Acre for his 20 acres of Land in this . Lying <​somewhere​> between the Hotchkiss purchase on the North, & Galland purchase on the south.— or to take an Agency to sell the same.
4 March 1842 • Friday
<​4​> Friday 4. At my office Exhibiting (LL.89) astroney [astronomy], with other Gen business
5 March 1842 • Saturday
<​5​> Saturday 5. attened the City council, and spoke at Considerable length on the powers & privileges of our city charter. Amen (L.L. 89) city council
6 March 1842 • Sunday
<​6​> Sunday 6 I preached at Elder s, on the hill, near the
7 March 1842 • Monday
<​7​> Monday 7 at the general business office, Peter Melling (LL. 88 89.) I Transacted much General business. & wrote the Mayer as follows, Editors office (Wasp 27) Smith
8 March 1842 • Tuesday
<​8​> Tu[e]sday 8, Re-commnced translating from the Records of Abraham. (LL. 89) evening
9 March 1842 • Wednesday
<​9​> Wednesday 9. Examining Copy for the (LL. 89) office, I also wrote to at Pa.— to invest as much money as possible in goods— for they were are much needed in , & I would purchase the same on his arrival or rent him my to sell them, and that the state Bank of is <​was​> down. & gold and silver is <​was​> the only safe funds.— See Letter Book p. 229 [p. 5]
March 1842
10 March 1842 • Thursday
<​10​> Thurday 10. Gave instruction (LL. 89) Bonds, after which I retired to the , with , and supped with the Twelve & their wives who had spent <​were spending​> the evening with .
11 March 1842 • Friday
<​11​> Friday 11. “The (L.L. 90) flames”
12 March 1842 • Saturday
<​12​> Satuday 12 “Leut Gen (LL. 90) .”
13 March 1842 • Sunday
<​13​> Sunday 13. was with my family.
14 March 1842 • Monday
<​14​> Mond[a]y 14. Transacted (LL. 91) office
15 March 1842 • Tuesday
<​15​> Tuesday “15, of March ‘Times & Seasons” [drawing of hand] This paper (T & S. 710.) Smith.
Honor Among Thieves “Times & Seasons” page 710. We extract the following from the ‘New York Tribune,’ “The paymaster (710 T & S.) cruel.”
Previous to this Sister Elizabeth Morgan died at , without medical aid, after calling for the Elders &c— which created much excitemnt. & a coroners inquest was caled by Mr Baker, who brought in a verdict of “natural death,” for particulars see T. & S. page 711 &c.
I officiated as grand chaplin, (LL, 91,) manifested. In the evening I received any the first degree in Free Masenry, The Lo in the Nauvoo Lodge assembled in my Gen business office.
<​The Book of Abraham— 14. And the Lord appeared unto me (T & S. 718 & 722) him.​>
16 March 1842 • Wednesday
<​16​> Wednesday 16. I was with the Masenic Lodge. And became rose to the Sublime degree.
17 March 1842 • Thursday
<​17​> Thusdy [Thursday] 17 The High council withdrew the hand of fellowship from Elder for setting himself up as a prophet. & took his licence.
I assisted in commencing the organizatien of “ the Female (LL. 91) Scriptures, <​ was blessed &​> Here Her Councillers were ordained. And wa by Elder .
18–19 March 1842 • Friday–Saturday
18 & 19, abot at home & at my office engaged in business Tempral & spirit
20 March 1842 • Sunday
<​20​> Sunday 20. I preached to a large assembly, in the , near the on the west.— The body of a deceased child of Mr being before the assembly changed my design in the order of my remarks, a brief synopsis of which were reported by Elder as follows “Prest Smith (T & S. 751, 2.) there.” font.” after this I baptizd a large number in the font myself.
21 March 1842 • Monday
<​21​> Monday 21. I Commencd a Settlement with , who had loaned the church Money & property to the church at various times.
“An Epistle of the 12 (T & S. 735 & to 38) Clerk”
22 March 1842 • Tuesday
<​22​> Tuesday 22. I was at the gen business office through this day and at home in the evening.— The following is from the (Counilors,) “Advocate” printed at the residine of .— “ (T & S 749–750) an observer” [p. 6]
<​22.​> Extract of a Letter from Elder , , Mass, “I am on a visit (T & S. 779) Provinces”
23 March 1842 • Wednesday
<​22 23​> Wednesday 23 In council with , and others at my office.
24 March 1842 • Thursday
<​24​> Thurday. I attended by request, the “Female relief So[c]iety”, whose offet obj[e]ct is the relief of the poor, the destitute the widow & the orphan, & for the Exercise of all benevalent purposes, Its organization was completed this day. Mrs takes <​(T&S 743)​> amelierated. They are strictly parliamentary in their proceedings. An earthquaqe at Falmouth this Morning
25 March 1842 • Friday
<​25​> Friday attending to a variety of business, counclling &c—
26 March 1842 • Saturday
<​26​> Saterday. 26 Elder (L.L. 92.) <​​> this day.
27 March 1842 • Sunday
<​27​> Sunday 27. After speaking to the saints for some time on the Subjict of the baptism for the dead, I baptized 107 individuels, I also witnessed the landing of 150 English brethren from the Steamer Ariel.
28–30 March 1842 • Monday–Wednesday
<​28​> Monday 28— was at the office received some donatiens from & attended to a varety of business, as also on the 29, & 30th
The following From the “Milliniel Star,” “The following Extract (MS. 190)
31 March 1842 • Thursday
<​31​> Monday 31, In council (LL, 92) afternoon. [p. 7]
1 April 1842 • Friday
<​1​> Friday Apil 1, 1842 I was engaged in the generl business office.
Editorial from the T&S. page 743 &c. “Try the Spirts”— Recent occurrenes (743 &c 748) evil.
2 April 1842 • Saturday
<​2​> Satuday 2, I paid Hugh Rhodes $1150 for a farm. The fouth Regimet () compani[e]s
<​3​> Sundy 3d
4 April 1842 • Monday
<​3 4​> Monday 4th Transacted business at my house (LL. 92) room, and paid him off, principle and interest to the last farthing for all <​that myself or​> the church had had of him, excepting he left a few dollers he was to have out of my , to be taken as he had need, about this time the British
5 April 1842 • Tuesday
<​5​> Tuesday 5, Settled with brother [William] Niswanger.
6 April 1842 • Wednesday
<​6​> Wednesday 6th. of April, <​1842​> being the first day of the 13th year of the rise of the chuch of Jesus Chrst of Letter Day Sai[n]ts. A special conferece had been appointed to be at the city of . but it was so wet & cold it was not p[r]udent for me to go out, as my helth was not good, and I spe[n]t the day with my family, , & Elder & called on me in the morning, & I gave them instructions how to organize & adjou[r]n the conferce. Before they left, & the 12 presnt, bore testimny that they had never heard me teach any principles but those of the strictst virtue, either in public or private. “Confence Minutes, Spcial Confernce. City of April 6, 1842. The day (T&S. 761)
7 April 1842 • Thursday
<​7​> “Thusday 7. “Conference met (T&S. 761 2, 3,) conference”
8 April 1842 • Friday
<​8​> “Friday 8. Confence assembled, Sung a hym. prayer by then (763, T&S,) Clerk.”
9 April 1842 • Saturday
<​9​> Satuday 9. In the for noon <​morn[in]g​> I prea[c]hed at the funeral of bro , And in the evening attended City Council
10 April 1842 • Sunday
<​10​> Sunday 10, I preached in the . and pronounced a curese (LL 93[)]. disegns.
11 April 1842 • Monday
Monday 11. I was at the Lodge & at home
<​<​11​> Monday 11.— ‘From the “Westfield Messenger,” “Mr Horace Palmer. who was on his way from Dunkirk to . about 3 oclock this morning, states (Wasp 35) ”​>
12 April 1842 • Tuesday
<​12​> Tuesday 12. I atteded the Meeting of the Lodge. “The Twelve viz. , , , , , , & , Clerk, assembled in the Lodge Room at 4 o.k. PM. & appoi[n]ted , & a committee to hand out some <​make arrangments​> [p. 8] business pending, between the Trustee in Trust & Bro Wilkie, for the payme[n]ts due from the Prest Smith as Trustee in trust, To Bro Wilkie, & voted that Randolp[h] Alexander go on a mission South to preach the Gospel. Also voted that the Twelve unite their influence to persuade the brethren to consecrate all the old notes deeds & obligations, which they hold againt each other, to the building of the in , & that write an Epistle in the name of the 12, on that subject, & publish it in the “Time & Seasons,” which he did as follows,” A “An Epistle (T&S, 767 &c. 769) Clerk”
<​Military appointment, (Wasp P. 11) Joseph Smith Leiut General.​>
13 April 1842 • Wednesday
<​13​> Wednesdy, I introduced Messrs , & Robinson into the Lodge Room in the morning. and , & in the P. M. <​about 150 English saints Landed in from the Steamer Louisa, and about 60 from the amaranth,—​>
14 April 1842 • Thursday
<​14​> Thursday 14,— Esqr. Lawyer from , arrived and commenced an investigatien of the principles of General insolvency in my behalf, according to the Statutes, for the U S. Congress had previouly instituted a general Bankrupts Law, by which any every individual who was owing to a certain amount more than he was able to pay, could make over out a schedule of his property, & of his deabts due from himself, and by a certa specified process, pass the same in the hands of a commissioner, is govenment agent, <​or “assignee”​> who would make a dividind of all his effect. & pay his crediters whatever per-centage his propety amounted to, and then the individual was at liberty to start anew in the world.— and was not subject to liquidate any claims which were held agnst him previous to his insol[v]ancy, although his property might not have paid but the least percentage, <​or none at all,​> The Justice or injustice of such a principle in law, I leave for them who made it, the ; Suffice it say the law was just as good for a the Saints as for the Gentiles, And whither whether I would or not I was forced into the measure, by having been robbed, mobbed, plndered, & wasted of all my proprty Time after time, <​in varios places​> by the very ones who made the land, viz, the peoplee of the union , thereby having been obijed [obliged] to contract heavy debts to prevent the utter destrutien of myself, family, & frinds, & by there those who were justly & Legally owing me, taking the advantages of the same act of bankruptcy, so that I could not collect my just dues, thus leaving me no alternative but to become subject again [p. 9] <​14​> to stripping wasting, & destiution by vexatious writs & <​& and​> suits, & imprisonet <​imprisonment​> or take that course to extricate myself, which the law <​had​> pointed out, <​15.​> for not the hearers of the law are justified but the doers of it.
15 April 1842 • Friday
<​15​> Friday 15th Editorial of the “Times & Season,” Baptism for the dead. (T&S, 759,) Spirit.”
I continued busily engaged engaged in making out a list of debters & an invoice of my poperty to be passed into the hands of the assigneee until the 18th.
16 April 1842 • Saturday
Satuday evening,— the 16th on which day “The Wasp” <​16​> Satuday. The the first No of “the Wasp” a miscellaneous. weekly News paper was fi[r]st published at my office,— , Editor, devoted to the Arts, Science, literature, Agricultue, Manufactur, trade, commerce, & the generl news of the day, <​on a small sheet​> at $1.50 per annum.
17 April 1842 • Sunday
<​17​> [illegible] shall Sunday 17, Spent the day with my family at home.
18 April 1842 • Monday
<​18​> Monday 18, I went to in company with my brothr & , and severally testified to our lists of insolvency before the clerk of the County Commissioners Court, & many more brethren were at on the same day & business.— My clerk, went with us.—
<​*About this Time a disturbance b[r]oke out in Rhode island, by a part of the inhabitants wishing to change their constitutions & make it like other states in the union.— which created much confusion & angry feeling in that State— and excitement in other states.​>
19 April 1842 • Tuesday
<​19​> Tuesday 19, Rode out & Examined some lands near the northern limits of the .— W.
20 April 1842 • Wednesday
<​20​> Wedneday 20. Assisted in Surveying Some land in Section 25. which I sold Wm Cross
21–23 April 1842 • Thursday–Saturday
<​21​> 21. Thusday Friday & Satudy, Was engaged in Temporl & Spiritual Matters at home, the office &c
22 April 1842 • Friday
<​22​> Friday. “Honorary Degree, Ordered by the Chanceller (Wasp 11,) Registrer—”
24 April 1842 • Sunday
<​24​> Sunday 24, Preached. (LL, 94) it
25–27 April 1842 • Monday–Wednesday
<​25​> Monday Tuesday & Wednesday, I was mostly engaged in reading, meditation, & mostly with my family.
28 April 1842 • Thursday
<​28​> Thusday 28,— 7th of May Dinner, Gen Joseph Smith (Wasp 11 10) 1842
Head Quarters . (Wasp 10) 11.) General)
At 2 <​o clock​> P M I met (LL, 94) commandmants.
29 April 1842 • Friday
<​29.​> Friday 29. A conspiracy againt the peace of my household was made manifest. And it gave me some trouble to counteract the designs of certain base individuals, & restore peace. The Lord makes manifest to me many things, which is wisdom for me to make public until others can witness the proof of them.
30 April 1842 • Saturday
<​30​> Satuday 30. I visited with received a visit from of — & spent most of the day with him & my family, signed deeds to & & many others— [p. 10]
1 May 1842 • Sunday
<​1​> Sunday May 1: 1841 <​1842​> I preached in the (LL. 94) Holies
2 May 1842 • Monday
<​2​> Monday 2. Editorial of the “Tims & Seasons,” The Temple, This noble (T&S, 775, 6) family.
3 May 1842 • Tuesday
I Tuesday 3. Mostly with my family.
4 May 1842 • Wednesday
<​4​> Wednesday 4 May 4— I spent the day in the upper part of the (IE.) in my private office (so called, because in that room I kept my the Sacred writings, an translated ancient records, and recseived revelation), and in my general business office. or Lodge room, <​(IE where the Masonic fraternity met occasionally for want of a better place)​> in council with Gen , of , <​Patriar[c]h​> , <​Bishop​> , <​&​> , , , & <​& Prests​> & , instructing them in the principles and order of the priesthood, attending to washings & anointings, & endowments, and the communication of keys, pertaining to the Aronic Priesthood, and so on to the highe[s]t order of the Melckisedec Pristhood, setting forth the order pertaining to the Ancient of days & all those plans & principles by which any one is enabled to secure the fulness of those blessings which has <​been​> prepared for the chuch of the first-born, and come up, into and abide in the pesece [presence] of God in the Eloheim in the eternal worlds. In this council was instituted the Ancient order of thinks things <​for, the fi[r]st time​> in these last days.— And the communication I made to these this council <​of this council​> woere of things Spiritul, and to be received only by the spiritual Minded; and there was nothing made known to these men but what will be made known to all Saints, of the last days, so soon as they are prepared to receive, them, once a proper place is prepared to communicate them, even to the weakest of the Saints; therefore let the saints be diligent in building the and all houses which they have been or shall hereafter be commanded of God to build, and wait their time with patience, in all meekness faith, & perseverance unto the end, knowing assuredly that all these things refered to in this council are always governed by the principles of Revelation.
5 May 1842 • Thursday
<​5​> Thuday 5. started for , and the remainder of the council of yesterday continued their meeting at the same place and myself & were received in turn fom the others the same we I had communicated to them the day previous. [p. 11]
6 May 1842 • Friday
<​6​> Friday 6 I atte[n]ded (LL. 95) sick,
7 May 1842 • Saturday
<​7​> Satuday May 7. “The was on parade by vi[r]tue of the an order of the 25 of January last 1842 and was reviewed by <​Leit​> Gen Joseph Smith who commanded through the day,— one year since the Legion consited of 2 6 companies; to day of 26 companis, amounting to about 2000 troops. The consolidated staff of the Legion, <​with their Ladies​> partook of a sumptuous dinner at the house of the commander in Chief between 1 & 3 ok P.M. The weather was very fine, which In the PM. the Legion was seperated into Cohorts, and fought an animated Sham battle; the fi[r]st Cohort under the command of Gen , the 2d under the Gen . At the close of the parade, Lieut Gen Josph Smith delivered a most animating <​& appopiate​> address, in which he remarked that “his soul had <​was​> never been better satisfied, than on that <​this​> occasion” Such was the intent (Legion 2) above” (Legion history) In addition to this “Legion history” <​“quotation”​> I would remark that the day passed very harminisly without drunkeness, noise, or confusion, There was an emmense concourse of Spectators and many distinguished strangers, who expessed much satisfation,— but one thing I will notice. I was solicited by to take command of the fir[s]t cohort during the Sham battle. This I declined. next requested me to take my statien in rear of the cavolry, without my guard Staff, during the engagemet, but this was counteracted by Capt. Col. , Capt <​Commander​> of my <​life​> guards who kept close to my side & I chose my own position, and if Gen <​true​> feelings towds me, are not made manifest to the world in a very sho[r]t time, then may it <​may​> be possible, that the gentle whisperings <​breathings​> of that spi[r]it which whispered me on paradee that there was “mischief concealed in that Sham battle,” may be <​were​> false. A little <​short​> time will determine the point. Let answer at the day of Judgme[n]t. Why did you reque[s]t me to <​command one of the cohorts, & also to​> take my position <​without my staff— ​>, during the sham battle on the 7thof May 1842, where my life might have been the forfeit, and no man have known who did it? the deed?—
a violent shock of an Earthquaqe is reported to have been experinced at the Islnd of St. Domingo, 20 mi past 7 P M. this day. it was also felt at at St Marc Gonaives , <​&​> Cape Haytien and at varius places from Port Au Prince to the base of the rocky Mountains compising a distance of 1500 miles at San Jago de Cuba. the cathedral and several extensive buildings were porstrated. [p. 12]
8 May 1842 • Sunday
<​8​> Sunday 8. Attended meeting at the , & heard prea[c]h.—
“The authorities of the Stake of at were dessolved, the stake discontinued, and the members of that Branch attached to the church at , by the High Council of .”
9 May 1842 • Monday
<​9​> Monday 9; spent the day with my family.
10 May 1842 • Tuesday
<​10​> Tuesday 10; Tranacted a variety of business at the , &c.
<​By Letter from Elder dated at . We learn that that the work is progresing in the north of , viz. Carlisle, Brampton, Burnstone, Alston, & Newcastle upon Tyne where we has been lavoring [laboring] for a few weeks​>
11 May 1842 • Wednesday
<​11​> Wedn[es]day 11; called, with my clerk, at Bro s to examne a new Secretary for the Temple Recorders office, also called at s,
Dictated severel letters on business and other items of a business nature,
12 May 1842 • Thursday
<​12​> Thurday 12; dictated a Letter to concerning (LL. 95) overflowing there was a heavy thunder storm at the close of the meeting.—
13 May 1842 • Friday
<​13​> Friday 13 Receved a letter from in reply to mine of yesterday. Spent most of the day in my garden & with my family. Dictated a <​the following​> letter to “ Esqr, Dear Sir, (L.B. 232, 3) clerk. In the evening I walked with to the Post office, and had an intervew with , on concerning certain evil reports, put in circulation by , about <​some of​> ’s family, and others, Much apparent satisfaction was manifested at the conversation by , and retur[ne]d with me to my house.
14 May 1842 • Saturday
<​14​> Satuday 14 I attended city Coun[c]il in in the morning & (LL. 95) Wasp shot. The City of Hamburgh, the commercial Emporium of Germeny, was destroyed by fire about this time. I granted the petition of About J and about 70 others members of the chu[r]ch in for the organizattion of a branch of the chuch to meet in the north part of the Ciry <​dated April 22,​> and my doings were sanctioned by the 12, who at the Same time silenced Elder , for not following council.
15 May 1842 • Sunday
<​15​> Sunday 15. Attended meeting at the Stand, preached News of the attempted assassination of was confirmed by gen report, and was mentiond on the stand.
<​A general conference was held in “the New Corn exchange, Eng. Prst presiding. There were present at the opening of the confirnce High Prists 14. (Star, 29) Deacons 8. The representation of the Churches were as follows, confernce (Star 29) Teachers 110.”​>
16 May 1842 • Monday
<​16​> Monday 16. I was transa[c]ting business at the , until 10 <​oc’k​> A.M. then at home. In the PM at the in council withs Bros & and others. I published in this days paper “Times & seasons” “A Fac Similee (T&S. 783, 4) in the kings court Several presses are of the most widely circulated papers are begining to <​exhibit​> look at Mormonism in it true light. The first cut (T&S. 790) Abraham. [p. 13]
17 May 1842 • Tuesday
<​17​> Tuesday 17. there was <​a gene[r]al representation of the Branches in the eastern stakes at​> a <​general​> Conferece of the chuch at : See T&S. 844 &c
I was at <​about​> home and at the office through the day. In the evening went to Bro <​’s​> s to see of, , Concerning a 1/4 Sec of land. “State of City of ) personally appeared (Wasp 42) Alderman.”
18 May 1842 • Wednesday
<​18​> Wednesday 18. Rode on horseback with [illegible] accompanied by , & to s, and searched (L.L. 122) day. There was a general representation of the branches in the eastern Statees, at confence of the chuch at , T&S. 844
19 May 1842 • Thursday
<​19​> Thursday 19[th] It rained & I was at home untill 1 oclok. when I attended a special Session of the City Council, , having discovered that his whoredoms & obominations were fast coming to light, which and that the wrath of the Saints <​indignations​> of an insulted and abused people were rising rapidly againt him, thought best to make a vi[r]tue of ncessity & <​&​> by trying tried to make it appear that he was innocent, by resigning his office of Mayoroty, which the council most gladly accepted,. And Joseph Smith was Elected by Mayor a of the City of by the council & vice Mayor, while the Election (LL. 122. was going forward I received & wrote the following Revelation, May 19, 1844 1842. Verily thus saith (L.L 122) Amen, which I threw across the room to one of the Counsellers. After the Election I, (LL.122.) &c, whereupon the council Resolved that “the Mayer be authorized to establish a night watch. & regulate the <​& controel​> the same.— was elected counciller in place of Joseph Smith, Elected Mayor. counciller in place of removed from the city <​on account of the reports in circulation, in the city this day, & concerning the and to quiet the, public mind,— ​> Before the council closed, and in presence of all the members and spectators I asked if he had ought against me. When arose, before the council & a house filled with spectaters & replied, “I know what I am about (L.L. 122, 3) roofs of their mouths.
20 May 1842 • Friday
<​20​> Friday 20[th] Charges ha[v]ing been prefered againt by <​before a special counil​> for abusive language <​towards said .​> Also for abusing the Marshall of the city. I spent the day in council, and such was the proof againt I had considerable labor to get him clear even after his confession, which I desired to do hoping he would amend.
21 May 1842 • Saturday
<​21​> Satuday I spent the day with the High council of investigating the case of , and others
22 May 1842 • Sunday
<​22​> Sunday 22. I spent mo[s]tly at home. “Assassin In looking at the papers I discovred the following in the “Quincy Whig.” “Assasniation (Wasp 26) murder”— I went to the Editers office & inserted the following in the wasp.— Ill (Wasp 26) Joseph Smith.
<​* ‘An Epistle (T&S. 809, 10) Clerk”​> [p. 14]
23 May 1842 • Monday
<​23.​> Monday 23d. called It was reported that a the body of a dead child has been discovred in the , near And I called a special Session of the City Council, by at which was elected Coroner of the City of ,
24 May 1842 • Tuesday
<​24​> <​Tuesday 24—​> about this time was cut off from the church <​by the High Council​> for unchaste & unvi[r]tuous conduct toward certain females, and for teaching that it was right, if kept secret, &c. This day was put under $200 bonds, to keep the peace, on my complaint of his <​again[s]t​> him <​for​> slanders, before J. Peace.
25 May 1842 • Wednesday
<​25​> Wednesday 25, I spent in councilling the Bishops, and assisting them to bring to light the <​expose​> iniquity of Notice was this day Given to the fi[r]st prsidency Twelves & Bishops had withdrawn fellowship from him and were about to publish him in the paper. but on his humbling himself, and begging we would spare him from the paper for his mothers sake the notice was withheld withdrawn from the paper,
26 May 1842 • Thursday
<​26​> Thur[s]day 26, This fore noon I attended a meeting of near a hundred of the brethen in the Lodge room, when <​to whom​> acknowl[edg]ed <​his wicked​> & licentious conduct towads certain females in & that he was worthy of the severst of punishm chastisements, & cried <​like a child​> & begged that he might be even spared in any <​possible​> way, so deep was his <​apparent​> sense of <​his​> guilt and unfitness for respectable society. So deeply did he feign, or really feel, contrition for the moment, that he was forgiven, still. I plead for mer[c]y for him.— At. 1. P.M. I attended a large & Respectable meeting of the Citizens of , held near the , and addressed them on politics <​the principles of govenment​>, at considerable length, shewing that I did not intend to votee the whig or democratic ticket as such, but would go for those who would Support good order &c. The meeting nominated candidates for Senater, Reprsetatves, &c officers & of exprssed their entire disapprobation of the Qincy Whig, relative to my being concered agaist .—
27 May 1842 • Friday
<​27​> Friday 27. Had an attack of a billious nature, staid at home, took some Medicine
28 May 1842 • Saturday
<​28​> Satudy [Saturday] 28. Convalescent, walked to the with transacted Some business in the , At 8. evening called at the with the <​night​> watch to see the wasp,— violnt shocks of Earthquakes were experinced in Greece about this time. [p. 15]
<​28—​> The High Council were in session as th[e]y had been from day to day th[ro]ugh the week investigating charges agaist various indivduals for unvitious crimes, throughcommitted through the teachings of , several were cut off & some were forgivn on confesion.
29–31 May 1842 • Sunday–Tuesday
<​29​> Sunday 29. I was at at home. also, at home and about the engagd in counilling the brethn &c on Mondy & Tuesday the 30 & 31st.— [p. 16]
1 June 1842 • Wednesday
<​1​> Wednesday June 1. 1842, I attended a general political meeting in the , for the nominations of county officers, <​from the county at large​> in which I concured, with the exception of the candidate for the sheriffalty, & spoke in favor of the procedings.
2 June 1842 • Thursday
<​2​> Thur[s]day 2d Rode out with Brother Bowen and my clerk & sold Lot 1. in Blok 143,
3 June 1842 • Friday
<​3​> Friday 3. In the for noon I rode out, in the & sold to Bro Harmer Lot 1. in Blok 123. And in the P.M. rode to Bro s on hor[s]eback accompanied by , and others,
4 June 1842 • Saturday
<​4​> Friday <​Satu[r]day​> 4. At the in the morning, and heard letters read from. , Dr King & Mr Helme, concerning s expulsien from the Masonic Lodge in P.M. paid E. B. Nourse 505 dollars for land bought of , and settled with the heirs of at my house, assisted by & my clerk
5 June 1842 • Sunday
<​5​> Sunday 5, I prea[c]hed to this A M. to a large Congregatin. The subje[c]t matter of my discourse was drawn from (wasp. 34) infamy.
6 June 1842 • Monday
<​6​> Monday 6 I rode out on the prairie. to view some land. accompanid by . & my clerk. dined at , & returned home.
7 June 1842 • Tuesday
<​7​> Tuesdy 7, Sold <​N.E.​> 1/4 <​1/4​> Section. of Land, Quite a snow storm is reported in many parts of the New England middle states.
8 June 1842 • Wednesday
<​8.​> Wednesday 8. I was about home. Sent to on business;— on his return Old Charley <​while on a gallop, struck his knees & breast instead of his feet.​> fell in the street & rolled over, <​in an instant​> & the narrowly escaped with his life. It was a trick of the devil to kill the my, clerk.— Similar attacks have been made on myself, lately <​of late​>, and Satan is seeking our destruction on every hand.
9 June 1842 • Thursday
<​9​> Thur[s]day 9. at home and about the neighborhood, attending to domestic affairs. & the business of church.
10 June 1842 • Friday
<​10​> Friday 10. went to Bro Hibbards <​with my ​> to purchase some land.
11 June 1842 • Saturday
<​11​> Saturday 11 Attended <​Presided in​> City Council. Council resolved to publish the City Charter. & ordinances of the <​City​> Council & , before the first day of next July.— Also Resolved that the bond for a deed, given given by binding him to make a deed for the land purchased of him for a burying ground, for the use of the , be put on record in the office for the Registry of Dead in the City of . Riots and mobs are multiplying in the land.— [p. 17]
12 June 1842 • Sunday
<​11 <​12​>​> Sunday 12; Mostly at home, called at the for some papers.
13 June 1842 • Monday
<​13​> Monday 13. Attended a General Council in the Lodge Room to devise ways & means to furnish the poor with labor. Many of the Eng Saints have emigrated Gathered to , and most of whom are unacquited [unacquainted] with any kind of labor except spinning weaving &c.— and having no factories in this place, they are troubled to know what to do. Those who have funds have more generally neglected to gather, and leave left the poor to build up the , & the Kingdom, of God in these last days
14 June 1842 • Tuesday
<​14​> Tuesday 14. Rode to the big Mound. on the road,— accompaned by , & ,— & purchased 3/4 Section of Land of , including the Mound. The Twelve, viz. Pret <​15.​> , , , & , Bishop & of the High Prists Quorum in council at the , voted (Minutes) .
<​’s defence of the proceeding of at &c may be seen on the 37. 38 & 39 pages of <​(wasp​>​>
15 June 1842 • Wednesday
<​15​> Wedne[s]day. 15. visited at diffe[ren]t places in the , & my in the p[r]airie, accompanid by my , & <​&​> Supped at s issued an Editorial on the Gift of the Holy Ghost, commencing on page 123 T & Seasons.
16 June 1842 • Thursday
<​16​> Thur[s]day 16[th] at the Masonic Lodge.— “Notice. To All (Wasp 43) Dispensation,”
17 June 1842 • Friday
<​17.​> Friday. 17[th], “What have the Mormons done in (T&S, 831.2) Law, The above (T&S, 832,) to.
22 June 1842 • Wednesday
<​22​> Wedn[es]day 22. was a special session of the city council where was passed “an ordinance repealing all ordinances & resolutions relative to the changing of the names of Streets” in the city of
23 June 1842 • Thursday
<​24 <​23​>​> Thurday 23, I published the followying To the chuch (Wasp 42, 43) Smith
<​have been engaged in domestic affairs— & in counselling the brethren the pa[s]t week​>
24 June 1842 • Friday
<​24​> Friday 24. Rode called St John’s day. I rode (LL. 125) Mills, wrote as follows. “ (L B. 233. 4. 5,)
There was a severe shak[e] of an Earthquake at Antigua.
25 June 1842 • Saturday
<​25​> Satuday 25, Transacted business with Bros Hunter, & Babbit, & Mr Babbit and sat for a drawing of my profile, to be placed on a lithograp[h] of the Map of the City of ,— Messrs Stephens & Catherwood have succeded in collecting <​in the interiors of ​> a large amount of relics of the Nephites, or the Ancient inhabitants of America, treated of in the Book of Mormon, from the interior of America— which have recently been landed in .— [p. 18]
26 June 1842 • Sunday
<​26​> Sunday 26, Prest . (LL, 125) evening
27 June 1842 • Monday
<​27​> Monday 27 [th] Transacted a variety of business, borrowed mony of Bros Spencr, &c. & paid for the Mound, where the council (LL, 126) off.”
28 June 1842 • Tuesday
<​28​> Tuesday 28 paid Bros & Spencr. (Bro Hunter (LL 126) Smith To His Ex “(LB. 236. 37) Miller”
29 June 1842 • Wednesday
<​29​> Wednesday 27 <​29​>.— I held a Long (LL. 126) . My clerk, Dr being about to leave me for a seasen. committed the business of my office to Elder , who had been engaged with him for a few weeks past.
30 June 1842 • Thursday
<​30​> Thur[s]day 30[th] In the fore noon (LL, 127) , who was casheied.—
June 30 1842, Dear Sir (LL <​LB​>. 268, 9 <​238​>)
Esqr (L.B. 237) Smith: [p. 19]
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Footnotes

  1. 1

    See 1 Jan. 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1268.  

  2. 2

    See 4 Jan. 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1268.  

  3. 3

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  4. 4

    See 5 Jan. 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1268.  

  5. 5

    See 6 Jan. 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1268.  

  6. 6

    See 12 Jan. 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, pp. 1268–1269.  

  7. 7

    See 13 Jan. 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1269.  

  8. 8

    See 15 Jan. 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1269.  

  9. 9

    See 16 Jan. 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1269.  

  10. 10

    See 17 Jan. 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1269.  

  11. 11

    See 18 Jan. 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, pp. 1269–1270.  

  12. 12

    See 19 Jan. 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1270.  

  13. 13

    See 20 Jan. 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1270.  

  14. 14

    See 21 Jan. 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, pp. 1270–1271.  

  15. 15

    See 22 Jan. 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1271.  

  16. 16

    See 23 Jan. 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1271.  

  17. 17

    See 24 Jan. 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1271.  

  18. 18

    See 25 Jan. 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1271.  

  19. 19

    See 26 Jan. 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1272.  

  20. 20

    See 27 Jan. 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1272.  

  21. 21

    See 28 Jan. 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, pp. 1272–1273.  

  22. 22

    See 29 Jan. 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1273.  

  23. 23

    See 30 Jan. 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1273.  

  24. 24

    See 31 Jan. 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1273.  

  25. 25

    See 2 Feb. 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1273.  

  26. 26

    See 3 Feb. 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1273.  

  27. 27

    See 4 Feb. 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1274.  

  28. 28

    See 5 Feb. 1842 and 6–10 Feb. 1842 entries in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1274.  

  29. 29

    See 11 Feb. 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1274.  

  30. 30

    See 12 Feb. 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1274.  

  31. 31

    See 13 Feb. 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1274.  

  32. 32

    See 14 Feb. 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1274.  

  33. 33

    See 17 Feb. 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1274.  

  34. 34

    See 18 Feb. 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1274.  

  35. 35

    See 19 Feb. 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1274.  

  36. 36

    See 20 Feb. 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1274.  

  37. 37

    See 21 Feb. 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1275.  

  38. 38

    See 22 Feb. 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1275.  

  39. 39

    See 23 Feb. 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1275.  

  40. 40

    See 24 Feb. 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, pp. 1275–1276.  

  41. 41

    See 25 Feb. 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1276.  

  42. 42

    See 26 Feb. 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1276.  

  43. 43

    See 27 Feb. 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1276.  

  44. 44

    See 28 Feb. 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1276.  

  45. 45

    See 1 Mar. 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, pp. 1276–1285.  

  46. 46

    See 2 Mar. 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1286.  

  47. 47

    See 3 Mar. 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1286.  

  48. 48

    See 4 Mar. 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1286.  

  49. 49

    See 5 Mar. 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1286.  

  50. 50

    See 6 Mar. 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1286.  

  51. 51

    See 7 Mar. 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, pp. 1286–1287.  

  52. 52

    See 8 Mar. 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1287.  

  53. 53

    See 9 Mar. 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1287.  

  54. 54

    See 10 Mar. 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1287.  

  55. 55

    See 11 Mar. 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, pp. 1287–1288.  

  56. 56

    See 12 Mar. 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1288.  

  57. 57

    See 13 Mar. 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1288.  

  58. 58

    See 14 Mar. 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1288.  

  59. 59

    See 15 Mar. 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, pp. 1288–1294.  

  60. 60

    See 16 Mar. 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1295.  

  61. 61

    See 17 Mar. 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1295.  

  62. 62

    See 18–19 Mar. 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1295.  

  63. 63

    See 20 Mar. 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, pp. 1295–1300.  

  64. 64

    See 21 Mar. 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1300.  

  65. 65

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  66. 66

    See 22 Mar. 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, pp. 1300–1302.  

  67. 67

    See 23 Mar. 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1302.  

  68. 68

    See 24 Mar. 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, pp. 1302–1303.  

  69. 69

    See 25 Mar. 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1303.  

  70. 70

    See 26 Mar. 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1303.  

  71. 71

    See 27 Mar. 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1303.  

  72. 72

    See 28–30 Mar. 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1303.  

  73. 73

    See 31 Mar. 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1303.  

  74. 74

    See 1 Apr. 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, pp. 1303–1312.  

  75. 75

    See 2 Apr. 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1313.  

  76. 76

    See 4 Apr. 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1313.  

  77. 77

    See 5 Apr. 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1313.  

  78. 78

    See 6 Apr. 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1313.  

  79. 79

    See 7 Apr. 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, pp. 1313–1315.  

  80. 80

    See 8 Apr. 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1316.  

  81. 81

    See 9 Apr. 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1316.  

  82. 82

    See 10 Apr. 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1316.  

  83. 83

    See 11 Apr. 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, pp. 1316–1317.  

  84. 84

    See 12 Apr. 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, pp. 1317–1320.  

  85. 85

    See 13 Apr. 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1320.  

  86. 86

    See 14 Apr. 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, pp. 1320–1321.  

  87. 87

    See 15 Apr. 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, pp. 1321–1324.  

  88. 88

    See 16 Apr. 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1324.  

  89. 89

    See 17 Apr. 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1324.  

  90. 90

    See 18 Apr. 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1324.  

  91. 91

    TEXT: The following insertion is written sideways in left margin, keyed to its placement here with an asterisk.  

  92. 92

    See 19 Apr. 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1324.  

  93. 93

    See 20 Apr. 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1325.  

  94. 94

    See 21–23 Apr. 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1325.  

  95. 95

    See 22 Apr. 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1325.  

  96. 96

    See 24 Apr. 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1325.  

  97. 97

    See 25–27 Apr. 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1325.  

  98. 98

    See 28 Apr. 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, pp. 1325–1326.  

  99. 99

    See 29 Apr. 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1326.  

  100. 100

    See 30 Apr. 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1326.  

  101. 101

    See 1 May 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1326.  

  102. 102

    See 2 May 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, pp. 1326–1328.  

  103. 103

    See 3 May 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, pp. 1328.  

  104. 104

    See 4 May 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, pp. 1328–1329.  

  105. 105

    TEXT: Above the canceled names, Willard Richards wrote a note to “leave these blanks”.  

  106. 106

    See 5 May 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1329.  

  107. 107

    See 6 May 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1329.  

  108. 108

    See 7 May 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, pp. 1329–1330.  

  109. 109

    See 8 May 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1330.  

  110. 110

    See 9 May 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1330.  

  111. 111

    See 10 May 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1330.  

  112. 112

    See 11 May 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1330.  

  113. 113

    See 12 May 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1330.  

  114. 114

    See 13 May 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, pp. 1330–1331.  

  115. 115

    See 14 May 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1331.  

  116. 116

    See 15 May 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, pp. 1332–1333.  

  117. 117

    TEXT: The rest of this insertion was written sideways in the left margin.  

  118. 118

    See 16 May 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, pp. 1333–1334.  

  119. 119

    See 17 May 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1334.  

  120. 120

    See 18 May 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1334.  

  121. 121

    See 19 May 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, pp. 1334–1335.  

  122. 122

    TEXT: Notes in the margin read “Enter this— crossed through mistake.” Richards canceled the next four lines of text with a large “x” and with his notes in the margin clarified that he intended to cancel only a single line.  

  123. 123

    See 20 May 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1335.  

  124. 124

    See 21 May 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1335.  

  125. 125

    See 22 May 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, pp. 1335–1337.  

  126. 126

    TEXT: The following insertion was written sideways in the left margin, keyed to its place in the text by asterisk.  

  127. 127

    See 23 May 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1338.  

  128. 128

    See 24 May 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1338.  

  129. 129

    See 25 May 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1338.  

  130. 130

    See 26 May 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1338.  

  131. 131

    See 27 May 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1338.  

  132. 132

    See 28 May 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1338.  

  133. 133

    See 29–31 May 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1338.  

  134. 134

    See 1 June 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1338.  

  135. 135

    See 2 June 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1338.  

  136. 136

    See 3 June 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1339.  

  137. 137

    See 4 June 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1339.  

  138. 138

    See 5 June 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1339.  

  139. 139

    See 6 June 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1339.  

  140. 140

    See 7 June 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1339.  

  141. 141

    See 8 June 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1339.  

  142. 142

    See 9 June 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1339.  

  143. 143

    See 10 June 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1339.  

  144. 144

    See 11 June 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1339.  

  145. 145

    See 12 June 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1339.  

  146. 146

    See 13 June 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, pp. 1339–1340.  

  147. 147

    See 14 June 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1340.  

  148. 148

    See 15 June 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1340.  

  149. 149

    See 16 June 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1340.  

  150. 150

    See 17 June 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, pp. 1340–1342.  

  151. 151

    See 22 June 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1342.  

  152. 152

    See 23 June 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, pp. 1342–1346.  

  153. 153

    See 24 June 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, pp. 1346–1348.  

  154. 154

    See 25 June 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1348.  

  155. 155

    See 26 June 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, pp. 1348–1349.  

  156. 156

    See 27 June 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1349.  

  157. 157

    See 28 June 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, pp. 1349–1350.  

  158. 158

    See 29 June 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, p. 1350.  

  159. 159

    See 30 June 1842 entry in JS History, vol. C-1, pp. 1350–1352.