History Draft [1 January–31 December 1840]

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October 1840
3 October 1840 • Saturday
<​3​> <​Saturday​> oct 3rd Minutes of the Gen. Conference. (X 185 T.&S. 186. 187.) Clerk
Report of the First Presidency, to the General Conference at Oct 3rd. 1840. The Presidency (O T&S. 187. 88) Israel”
6 October 1840 • Tuesday
<​6​> Tuesday. Minutes of the gen conference X (M. S. 165. 6. 7. 168) Secretary.”
8 October 1840 • Thursday
<​8.​> Thursday 8[th]. “Minutes of a council of the Twelve. viz. , , , , & ; , & High Priests, at the house of . No 1 Chapman St Presiding.— Moved by that , take charge of the Millenial Star, for the time being, & carried: voted that our publishing office be removed to , as soon as circumstances will permit, & that Elders & Curtis go where they please to labor. clerk.”
10 October 1840 • Saturday
<​10​> Saturday 10 preferred a charge, against Oliver Walker, “For repeating certain slanderous stories of a fallacious and calumniating nature calculated to stigmatize and raise a persecution against the church, & individuals in it. in this place. & for a variety of unchristian like conduct, &c,” before the High Council at : The defendant pleaded that “he was not prepared to meet the charge, it being to[o] indefinite &c.” council adjourned till next day.— Elder returned to & followed soon after.—
11 October 1840 • Sunday
<​11​> <​Sunday​> High council met according to adjournment. The charge against Oliver Walker was taken up and the following substituted, “To the High council of <​of the church of J. C. at​> . For & in behalf X (H. C. 79. 80 81.) .”
Walker plead that he was not prepared to defend himself & the trial was deferred at his request till April conference.
12 October 1840 • Monday
<​12​> Monday. “ England. ( X T.&S. 250. 1. 252)
17 October 1840 • Saturday
<​17​> Saturday 17. a conference was held at , Elder presiding. 896 members were represented, including 24 Elders, 11 Priests, 6, T, 5 deacons, including the branches in , & vicinity. James Burnham has been preaching in Wales. 56 have been baptized at Overton, Elder has no
19 October 1840 • Monday
<​19​> Monday. X (L. 188. 9) , To the travelling (O L 190— 196) Smith. <​ & family arrived in ,— & soon resumed the editorial of the Star.​>
21 October 1840 • Wednesday
<​21 Elder arrived in , Eng. from ​>
28 October 1840 • Wednesday
<​28​> Wednesday. London O (T&S. 261. 2. 3. 4) . [p. 17]
October 1840
3 October 1840 • Saturday
3 Saturday Minutes of the Gen. Conference. (X 185 T.&S. 186. 187.) Clerk
Report of the First Presidency, to the General Conference at Oct 3rd. 1840. The Presidency (O T&S. 187. 88) Israel”
6 October 1840 • Tuesday
6 Tuesday. Minutes of the gen conference X (M. S. 165. 6. 7. 168) Secretary.”
8 October 1840 • Thursday
8. Thursday 8[th]. “Minutes of a council of the Twelve. viz. , , , , & ; , & High Priests, at the house of . No 1 Chapman St Presiding.— Moved by that , take charge of the Millenial Star, for the time being, & carried: voted that our publishing office be removed to , as soon as circumstances will permit, & that Elders & Curtis go where they please to labor. clerk.”
10 October 1840 • Saturday
10 Saturday 10 preferred a charge, against Oliver Walker, “For repeating certain slanderous stories of a fallacious and calumniating nature calculated to stigmatize and raise a persecution against the church, & individuals in it. in this place. & for a variety of unchristian like conduct, &c,” before the High Council at : The defendant pleaded that “he was not prepared to meet the charge, it being too indefinite &c.” council adjourned till next day.— Elder returned to & followed soon after.—
11 October 1840 • Sunday
11 Sunday High council met according to adjournment. The charge against Oliver Walker was taken up and the following substituted, “To the High council of the church of J. C. at . For & in behalf X (H. C. 79. 80 81.) .”
Walker plead that he was not prepared to defend himself & the trial was deferred at his request till April conference.
12 October 1840 • Monday
12 Monday. “ England. ( X T.&S. 250. 1. 252)
17 October 1840 • Saturday
17 Saturday 17. a conference was held at , Elder presiding. 896 members were represented, including 24 Elders, 11 Priests, 6, T, 5 deacons, including the branches in , & vicinity.
19 October 1840 • Monday
19 Monday. X (L. 188. 9) , To the travelling (O L 190— 196) Smith. & family arrived in ,— & soon resumed the editorial of the Star.
21 October 1840 • Wednesday
21 Elder arrived in , Eng. from
28 October 1840 • Wednesday
28 Wednesday. London O (T&S. 261. 2. 3. 4) . [p. 17]
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