History, 1838–1856, volume D-1 [1 August 1842–1 July 1843]

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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August 1842
<1842 August> An Earthquake was recently felt in Dumblane Cathedral near Comrie. Scotland.
1 August 1842 • Monday
<1> Monday August 1. 1842 A most disgraceful riot is reported to have commenced in between the Colored and White People which continued 3 or 4 days.
3 August 1842 • Wednesday
<3> Wednesday 3. In the , transacting a variety of business in company with General and others.
4 August 1842 • Thursday
<4> Thursday 4. <Brigadier General elected Major General of the Nauvoo Legion (by a small majority over ) in place of cashiered.> <In company with fifteen others,> Learning Sword Exercise with Colonel Brewer, and attending to a variety of business.
5 August 1842 • Friday
<5> Friday 5. Engaged in a variety of business, and at 6 P. M. presided in the City Council < Brought forward a bill to regulate proceedings in the Municipal Court under Habeas Corpus— the Bill was read the first time, and upon Motion for a second reading, it was referred to a select Committee, namely Alderman , and counsellors and , to report thereon at the next Sitting of Council.> [HC 5:84]
6 August 1842 • Saturday
<6> Saturday 6. Passed over the to Iowa, in Company with —— Colonel Brewer and others, and witnessed the Installation of the officers of the Rising Sun Lodge of Ancient York Masons, at by General . Deputy Grand Master of . <while the was engaged in giving the requisite instructions to the Master elect, I had a conversation with a number of brethren in the shade of the building on the subject of our persecutions in , and the constant annoyance which has followed us since we were driven from that . I prophecied that the Saints would continue to suffer much affliction and would be driven to the Rocky Mountains, many would apostatize, others would be put to death by our Persecutors, or lose their lives in consequence of exposure or disease, and some of you will live to go, and assist in making settlements and build cities and see the Saints become a mighty people in the midst of the Rocky Mountains.> [p. 1362]
August 1842
1842 August An Earthquake was recently felt in Dumblane Cathedral near Comrie. Scotland.
1 August 1842 • Monday
1 Monday August 1. 1842 A most disgraceful riot is reported to have commenced in between the Colored and White People which continued 3 or 4 days.
3 August 1842 • Wednesday
3 Wednesday 3. In the , transacting a variety of business in company with General and others.
4 August 1842 • Thursday
4 Thursday 4. Brigadier General elected Major General of the Nauvoo Legion (by a small majority over ) in place of cashiered. In company with fifteen others, Learning Sword Exercise with Colonel Brewer, and attending to a variety of business.
5 August 1842 • Friday
5 Friday 5. Engaged in a variety of business, and at 6 P. M. presided in the City Council Brought forward a bill to regulate proceedings in the Municipal Court under Habeas Corpus— the Bill was read the first time, and upon Motion for a second reading, it was referred to a select Committee, namely Alderman , and counsellors and , to report thereon at the next Sitting of Council. [HC 5:84]
6 August 1842 • Saturday
6 Saturday 6. Passed over the to Iowa, in Company with —— Colonel Brewer and others, and witnessed the Installation of the officers of the Rising Sun Lodge of Ancient York Masons, at by General . Deputy Grand Master of . while the was engaged in giving the requisite instructions to the Master elect, I had a conversation with a number of brethren in the shade of the building on the subject of our persecutions in , and the constant annoyance which has followed us since we were driven from that . I prophecied that the Saints would continue to suffer much affliction and would be driven to the Rocky Mountains, many would apostatize, others would be put to death by our Persecutors, or lose their lives in consequence of exposure or disease, and some of you will live to go, and assist in making settlements and build cities and see the Saints become a mighty people in the midst of the Rocky Mountains. [p. 1362]
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