Appendix 4: William Clayton, Daily Account of Joseph Smith’s Activities, 14–22 June 1844

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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16 June 1844 • Sunday
Sunday 16 Preached at the . P.M at the laying the proceedings of the City Council before a number of Gentlemen from . 4 o clock at the stated the design of the meeting & ordered the to have the Legion in readiness to suppress all illegal violence in the .
17 June 1844 • Monday
Monday 17th. This A.M. two brethren arrived from to ask instruction relative to the emergency. Prest. J. dictated a letter & forwarded to advising them not to give up their arms. At 10 walked to to sign Steam Boat documents. P.M. rode to to stand his trial on a complaint for destroying the Press &c. various reports come in from saying that the roads are stopped and passengers prevented entering &c [p. [3]]
16 June 1844 • Sunday
Sunday 16 Preached at the . P.M at the laying the proceedings of the City Council before a number of Gentlemen from . 4 o clock at the stated the design of the meeting & ordered the to have the Legion in readiness to suppress all illegal violence in the .
17 June 1844 • Monday
Monday 17th. This A.M. two brethren arrived from to ask instruction relative to the emergency. Prest. J. dictated a letter & forwarded to advising them not to give up their arms. At 10 walked to to sign Steam Boat documents. P.M. rode to to stand his trial on a complaint for destroying the Press &c. various reports come in from saying that the roads are stopped and passengers prevented entering &c [p. [3]]
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