History Draft [1 January–31 December 1840]

  • Source Note
Page 2
image
12 January 1840 • Sunday
<​12​> Sunday 12, Elders & held a meeting at Wm. Piersons, .
13 January 1840 • Monday
<​13​> Monday 13th. Elders & arrived at , England.
14 January 1840 • Tuesday
<​14​> Tuesday 14[th.] About this time and arrived in .
17 January 1840 • Friday
<​17​> Friday 17[th.] A special council was held at the house of in . Prest. scribe, present, , , , & . Council decided that Elders & should go to the Potteries in Staffordshire; Elders & to ; to with Elder , & go where the spirit directs; that the Elders of the council communicate with the presidency at once a month. — & write to Bros. [Alexander] Wright & [Samuel] Mulliner in Scotland, & hold no gen conferene until more of the 12 arrive.
<​Elders & went to canaan connecticut with Edwin D. Pierson.​>
18 January 1840 • Saturday
<​18​> Saturday 18th. Elders and started for the Potteries.
19 January 1840 • Sunday
<​19​> <​Sunday 19​> The High council at voted to donate a <​city​> lot to Bro James Hendrix Hendrix [Hendricks]. who was shot in also voted to build him a house, also donated a house & lot to Father .
Elders & preached at Sheffield Mills. where he staid till the 26th.
22 January 1840 • Wednesday
<​22​> Wednesday 22 Elders & went to . and commenced their missions.
25 January 1840 • Saturday
<​25​> Saturday 25 About this time I visited the Saints at Brandy .— where I spent some days & returned to
27 January 1840 • Monday
<​27​> Monday 27, Brothers [Gibson] Smith & conveyed Elder & to where they tarried till the 31st. about the last of this month or first of February I left— , for in company with Brothers. , , & , Travelling by railroad having sold my carriage, & having left sick in .
31 January 1840 • Friday
<​31​> Friday 31. Elders and took steembot [steamboat] from for ; when within 18 miles of the city they took the stage & arrived at their destination about 10 oclock at night, when they alighted from the carriage they had not funds to pay their fare & asked Capt Stone to pay their bill, 50 cts. which he very readily did.— & they found Elder s house in about 5 minutes [p. 2]
12 January 1840 • Sunday
12 Sunday 12, Elders & held a meeting at Wm. Piersons, .
13 January 1840 • Monday
13 Monday 13th. Elders & arrived at , England.
14 January 1840 • Tuesday
14 Tuesday 14[th.] About this time and arrived in .
17 January 1840 • Friday
17 Friday 17[th.] A special council was held at the house of in . Prest. scribe, present, , , , & . Council decided that Elders & should go to the Potteries in Staffordshire; Elders & to ; to with Elder , & go where the spirit directs; that the Elders of the council communicate with the presidency at once a month. — & write to Bros. [Alexander] Wright & [Samuel] Mulliner in Scotland, & hold no gen conferene until more of the 12 arrive.
Elders & went to canaan connecticut with Edwin D. Pierson.
18 January 1840 • Saturday
18 Saturday 18th. Elders and started for the Potteries.
19 January 1840 • Sunday
19 Sunday 19 The High council at voted to donate a city lot to Bro James Hendrix [Hendricks]. who was shot in also voted to build him a house, also donated a house & lot to Father .
Elders preached at Sheffield Mills. where he staid till the 26th.
22 January 1840 • Wednesday
22 Wednesday 22 Elders & went to . and commenced their missions.
25 January 1840 • Saturday
25 Saturday 25 About this time I visited the Saints at .— where I spent some days & returned to
27 January 1840 • Monday
27 Monday 27, Brothers Gibson Smith & conveyed Elder & to where they tarried till the 31st. about the last of this month I left— , for in company with Brothers. , , & , Travelling by railroad having sold my carriage, & having left sick in .
31 January 1840 • Friday
31 Friday 31. Elders and took steembot [steamboat] from for ; when within 18 miles of the city they took the stage & arrived at their destination about 10 oclock at night, when they alighted from the carriage they had not funds to pay their fare & asked Capt Stone to pay their bill, 50 cts. which he very readily did.— & they found Elder s house in about 5 minutes [p. 2]
Page 2