History Draft [1 January–31 December 1840]

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3 August 1840 • Monday
<​3​> Monday Aug. 3. 1844. Elders & are laboring in
4 August 1840 • Tuesday
<​4​> Tuesday left for , & is at Bedford.
5 August 1840 • Wednesday
<​5​> Wednesday 5. Extract of a Letter to Ed— M. Star, “Beloved Bror. (X M. S. 93) .”
7 August 1840 • Friday
<​<​7​> Friday Elder , sailed from for with a co of saints on the Packet ship North America​>
8 August 1840 • Saturday
<​8​> Saturday 8. (X L. 176 177, 178) J. S. Jr.
Soon after the July Conference at Elder left started for after his family leaving the Star in charge of , assisted by
15 August 1840 • Saturday
<​15​> Saturday, “Fairfield X (L. 171. 2) .”
17 August 1840 • Monday
<​17​> Monday 17, Met with the High council <​of ​> at my office, also the High council of . prefered many charges against . After the testimony & the councillors had spoken, I addressed the council at some length showing the situation of the contending parties, that there was in reality no cause of difference that they had better be reconciled without an action, or vote of the council, and henceforth live as brethern, and never more mention their former difficulties, and they settled accordingly.—
18 August 1840 • Tuesday
<​18​> Tuesday 18, Elders. , & left Cheltenham, for — 110 <​mi​> where they arrived in 7½ hours, at Wm. Allgoods No 19 King St Borough. and were kindly received by Mrs Allgood, who took them to Kings Arms Inn.
Great distress is prevailing in Ireland; no work and provisions very scarce. The truth is spreading rapidly in , & Scotland.
21 August 1840 • Friday
<​21​> Friday, Testimony of Benjamin Boyce “I left <​my​> home in to go to X (see Boyces page 2. 3.) Benjamin Boyce”
23 August 1840 • Sunday
<​23​> Sunday, 10 were confirmed at the Carpenters Hall, .
29 August 1840 • Saturday
<​29​> Saturday, writes the breth[r]en are beginning to attract <​excite attention in some of the public grounds in . Outdoor preaching is common in ​>
30 August 1840 • Sunday
<​30​> Sunday, 20 were confirmed at the Hall in .
The Electric Telegraph is beginning to be used on the great western Rail Road, in , between Drayton & <​Paddington​>, by which intelligence is communicated at the rates of 200000 miles per second.
<​This day was the first public preaching of the Gospel in the streets of .​>
31 August 1840 • Monday
<​31​> Monday baptized Henry Conner. watchmaker, <​52 Iron Mongers road​> [p. 15]
3 August 1840 • Monday
3 Monday Aug. 3. 1844. Elders & are laboring in
4 August 1840 • Tuesday
4 Tuesday left for , & is at .
5 August 1840 • Wednesday
5 Wednesday 5. Extract of a Letter to Ed— M. Star, “Beloved Bror. (X M. S. 93) .”
7 August 1840 • Friday
8 August 1840 • Saturday
8 Saturday . (X L. 176 177, 178) J. S. Jr.
Soon after the July Conference at Elder started for after his family leaving the Star in charge of , assisted by
15 August 1840 • Saturday
15 Saturday, “Fairfield X (L. 171. 2) .”
17 August 1840 • Monday
17 Monday 17, Met with the High council of at my office, also the High council of . prefered many charges against . After the testimony & the councillors had spoken, I addressed the council at some length showing the situation of the contending parties, that there was in reality no cause of difference that they had better be reconciled without an action, or vote of the council, and henceforth live as brethern, and never more mention their former difficulties, and they settled accordingly.—
18 August 1840 • Tuesday
18 Tuesday 18, Elders. , & left Cheltenham, for — 110 mi where they arrived in 7½ hours, at Wm. Allgoods No 19 King St Borough. and were kindly received by Mrs Allgood, who took them to Kings Arms Inn.
Great distress is prevailing in Ireland; no work and provisions very scarce. The truth is spreading rapidly in , & Scotland.
21 August 1840 • Friday
21 Friday, Testimony of Benjamin Boyce “I left my home in to go to X (see Boyces page 2. 3.) Benjamin Boyce”
23 August 1840 • Sunday
23 Sunday, 10 were confirmed at the Carpenters Hall, .
29 August 1840 • Saturday
29 Saturday, writes the brethren are beginning to excite attention in some of the public grounds in . Outdoor preaching is common in
30 August 1840 • Sunday
30 Sunday, 20 were confirmed at the Hall in .
The Electric Telegraph is beginning to be used on the great western Rail Road, in , between Drayton & Paddington, by which intelligence is communicated at the rates of 200000 miles per second.
This day was the first public preaching of the Gospel in the streets of .
31 August 1840 • Monday
31 Monday baptized Henry Conner. watchmaker, 52 Iron Mongers road [p. 15]
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