History Draft [1 January–30 June 1842]

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<​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]
14 to stripping wasting, & destiution by vexatious writs & and suits, & imprisonment or take that course to extricate myself, which the law had pointed out, 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
16 April 1842 • Saturday
Satuday evening,— the 16th on which day the first No of “the Wasp” a miscellaneous. weekly News paper was first 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 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 broke 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 engaged in reading, meditation, & mostly with my family.
28 April 1842 • Thursday
28 Thusday 28,— 7th of May Dinner, Gen Joseph Smith (Wasp 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 received a visit from of — & spent most of the day with him & my family, signed deeds to & & many others— [p. 10]
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