History Draft [1 January–30 June 1842]

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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]]
16 January 1842 • Sunday
16 Sunday 16 I preached at my own house morning & evening, Illustreting the nature of Sin, and showing that it is not right to sin that grace may abound.
17 January 1842 • Monday
17 Monday 17, Transacted a varety of business in the city. & myslf & dined withe Sister Agness [Agnes Coolbrith] Smith. ,— In the evening I attended a council 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 Special Notice, (T&S 667) , After transcating (L.L 58) Negroes, for an Extract of a letter from El. . ‘Trieste Jan 1 & 18th1842. see Milln Star. page 166, &c.—
19 January 1842 • Wednesday
19 Wednesday, 19. I wrote , 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, 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 Word 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, 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]]
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