History Draft [1 July–31 December 1842]

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June 30 1842 (L.L. 168, 9)
1 July 1842 • Friday
<​1​> <​Friday​> July 1. 1842. started for left for New England.
2 July 1842 • Saturday
<​2​> Saturday 2nd. Rode out in the with my clerk, , to look at Some lots,— afterwards rode to s accompanied by & others. For one In to days paper <​“Wasp”​> I find the following. Mr Editor (wasp 46) small. <​I give the foregoing a place in my history for the gratification of the curious, & not for respect to Phrenology.​> For the wasp, To the Citizens of (wasp 46) Joseph Smith.
3 July 1842 • Sunday
<​3​> Sunday 3. This moring I preached at the , to some 8 or 1000 people the subject matter of my discourse was from the Prophet Daniel’s saying that “in the last day, the God of heaven would set up a kingdom” In the PM heard preach at the . “The steamer “Edna” collapsed her flues at the mouth of the , more than 60 persons were badly scladed [scalded].” A proof, among many similar, that the waters of the west are cursed, as saith the <​Lord in a​> revelation.
4 July 1842 • Monday
<​4​> Monday 4. In command of the , “The Legion appeared on parade under command of Brig Gen , ranking officer of the Line. Lieut Gen Smith reviewed the Legion at 11. AM. And. continued in command through the day, which was somewhat unpleasant. Yet an immense number of spectators were present, including the passengers of 3 steamers from the neighboring cities & villages. At the close of the day Gen Smith expressed his entire satisfaction in an animated speech, in which he illustrated the design of the organization of the Legion, viz to yield obedience to the institutions of our count[r]y & protect the Saints from Mobs, after which leave was given for strangers to address the Legion when of expressed his friendly feelings toward , and his satisfaction at gratification at the good discipline of the Legion; <​Mrs & the Ladies of other distinguished officers accompanied their companions on the parade.​>”— A few Lamanites were present, & but little drinking, two individuals were fined $10.25 each for offering whiskey for Sale.
5 July 1842 • Tuesday
<​5​> Tuesday 5. Attended Court Martial, & city council, “An ordinance in <​relation to public shows & Exhibitions” was passed See wasp 56 page​>
6 July 1842 • Wednesday
<​6​> Wedenesday 6. Transacted business in the , and Rode to with . Two keel boats (Wasp 50) Prophets.
7 July 1842 • Thursday
<​7​> Thursday 7. Weather very cool at . Thermometer at 60 degrees
9 July 1842 • Saturday
<​9​> Saturday 9th. I rode on the prairie with bros. & [William] Gheen to look at some land. Dined on my farm, hoed potatoes &c. & in [p. 1]
1 July 1842 • Friday
1 Friday July 1. 1842. left for .
2 July 1842 • Saturday
2 Saturday 2nd. Rode out in the with my clerk, , to look at Some lots,— afterwards rode to s accompanied by & others. In to days “Wasp” I find the following. Mr Editor (wasp 46) small. I give the foregoing a place in my history for the gratification of the curious, & not for respect to Phrenology. For the wasp, To the Citizens of (wasp 46) Joseph Smith.
3 July 1842 • Sunday
3 Sunday 3. This moring I preached at the , to some 8 or 1000 people the subject matter of my discourse was from the Prophet Daniel’s saying that “in the last day, the God of heaven would set up a kingdom” In the PM heard preach at the . “The steamer “Edna” collapsed her flues at the mouth of the , more than 60 persons were badly scladed [scalded].” A proof, among many similar, that the waters of the west are cursed, as saith the Lord in a revelation.
4 July 1842 • Monday
4 Monday 4. , “The Legion appeared on parade under command of Brig Gen , ranking officer of the Line. Lieut Gen Smith reviewed the Legion at 11. AM. And. continued in command through the day, which was somewhat unpleasant. Yet an immense number of spectators were present, including the passengers of 3 steamers from the neighboring cities & villages. At the close of the day Gen Smith expressed his entire satisfaction in an animated speech, in which he illustrated the design of the organization of the Legion, viz to yield obedience to the institutions of our country & protect the Saints from Mobs, after which leave was given for strangers to address the Legion when of expressed his friendly feelings toward , and his gratification at the good discipline of the Legion; Mrs & the Ladies of other distinguished officers accompanied their companions on the parade.”— A few Lamanites were present, & but little drinking, two individuals were fined $10.25 for offering whiskey for Sale.
5 July 1842 • Tuesday
5 Tuesday 5. Attended Court Martial, & city council, “An ordinance in relation to public shows & Exhibitions” was passed See wasp 56 page
6 July 1842 • Wednesday
6 Wedenesday 6. Transacted business in the , and Rode to with . Two keel boats (Wasp 50) Prophets.
7 July 1842 • Thursday
7 Thursday 7. Weather very cool at . Thermometer at 60 degrees
9 July 1842 • Saturday
9 Saturday 9th. I rode on the prairie with bros. & [William] Gheen to look at some land. Dined on my farm, hoed potatoes &c. & in [p. 1]
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