History, 1838–1856, volume B-1 [1 September 1834–2 November 1838]

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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we met and his company going coming in to the city where they <​May 30​> arrived the same evening. Prest returned to on <​June 1.​> the 30th., and I returned on the 1st. of June on account of my family, for I had a son born unto me. [HC 3:37]
4–5 June 1838 • Monday–Tuesday
<​4​> Monday June 4th I left , with , My brother and others, for , and staid at Bro. over night, and <​5​> on the morning of the 5th. Went to Col s in the rain. We continued surveying, building houses, &c, day after day, for many days until the Surveyor had completed the city plot.
June 1838
<​28​> Friday June 28th. Victoria was crowned Queen of England, and on the 11th. <​11​> President was married to Hannah Greenwood, Engla[n]d
28 June 1838 • Thursday
<​28 Conference Minutes— organization of ​> “, <​p 6 addenda note V​> Mo, Davies[s] county, June 28th 1838. A. conference of Elders and members, of the church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, was held in this place, this day, for the purpose of organizing this stake of Zion, called . The meeting convened at 10 o’clock A.M. in the Grove near the house of Elder . President Joseph Smith Jun was called to the chair, who explained the object of the meeting, which was to organize a presidency, and High Council, to preside over this stake of Zion and attend to the affairs of the church in . It was then motioned seconded and carried, by the unanimous voice of the assembly, that Prest , should act as Presedent of the Stake of . was unanimously chosen 1st counsellor, and 2d Counsellor. After prayer, the Presidents ordained as 2d assistant counsellor. was chosen acting Bishop pro-tempore, by the unanimous voice of the assembly. President , then proceeded to organize the High Council. The Counsellors were chosen according to the following order, by a unanimous vote; John Lemon 1st: 2d: 3d: Daniel Carter 4th: Isaac Perry 5th.: 6th. Alanson Brown 7th. Thomas Gordon 8th: [HC 3:38] 9th: 10th, Harvey Olmstead 11th: 12th.
After the ordination of the counsellors, who had not previously been ordained to the high priesthood, President Joseph Smith Jun – made remarks by way of charge to the Presidents and counsellors, instructing them in the duty of their callings and the responsibility of their stations; exhorting them to be cautious and deliberate, in all their councils, and to be careful to act in righteousness in all things. President , and , then made some remarks. , was unanimously chosen clerk of this council and stake; and after singing the well known hymn, Adam-ondi-Ahman, the meeting closed by prayer by , and a benediction by Prest Joseph Smith Jun.
Joseph Smith, Jn Chairn.
, Isaac Perry, Clerks.”—
<​ described​> is situated immediately on the north side of , in , Missouri, about 25 miles north of . It is beautifully situated on an elevated spot of ground, over-looking the river and the country round about, which renders the place as healthy as any part of the . [HC 3:39] [HC 3:40] [p. 799]
we met and his company coming in to the city where they May 30 arrived the same evening. Prest returned to on June 1. the 30th., and I returned on the 1st. of June on account of my family, for I had a son born unto me. [HC 3:37]
4–5 June 1838 • Monday–Tuesday
4 Monday June 4th I left , with , My brother and others, for , and staid at Bro. over night, and 5 on the morning of the 5th. Went to Col s in the rain. We continued surveying, building houses, &c, day after day, for many days until the Surveyor had completed the city plot.
June 1838
28 Friday June 28th. Victoria was crowned Queen of England, and on the 11th. 11 President was married to Hannah Greenwood, England
28 June 1838 • Thursday
28 Conference Minutes— organization of , p 6 addenda note V Mo, Daviess county, June 28th 1838. A. conference of Elders and members, of the church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, was held in this place, this day, for the purpose of organizing this stake of Zion, called . The meeting convened at 10 o’clock A.M. in the Grove near the house of Elder . President Joseph Smith Jun was called to the chair, who explained the object of the meeting, which was to organize a presidency, and High Council, to preside over this stake of Zion and attend to the affairs of the church in . It was then motioned seconded and carried, by the unanimous voice of the assembly, that Prest , should act as Presedent of the Stake of . was unanimously chosen 1st counsellor, and 2d Counsellor. After prayer, the Presidents ordained as 2d assistant counsellor. was chosen acting Bishop pro-tempore, by the unanimous voice of the assembly. President , then proceeded to organize the High Council. The Counsellors were chosen according to the following order, by a unanimous vote; John Lemon 1st: 2d: 3d: Daniel Carter 4th: Isaac Perry 5th.: 6th. Alanson Brown 7th. Thomas Gordon 8th: [HC 3:38] 9th: 10th, Harvey Olmstead 11th: 12th.
After the ordination of the counsellors, who had not previously been ordained to the high priesthood, President Joseph Smith Jun – made remarks by way of charge to the Presidents and counsellors, instructing them in the duty of their callings and the responsibility of their stations; exhorting them to be cautious and deliberate, in all their councils, and to be careful to act in righteousness in all things. President , and , then made some remarks. , was unanimously chosen clerk of this council and stake; and after singing the well known hymn, Adam-ondi-Ahman, the meeting closed by prayer by , and a benediction by Prest Joseph Smith Jun.
Joseph Smith, Jn Chairn.”
, Isaac Perry, Clerks.”—
described is situated immediately on the north side of , in , Missouri, about 25 miles north of . It is beautifully situated on an elevated spot of ground, over-looking the river and the country round about, which renders the place as healthy as any part of the . [HC 3:39] [HC 3:40] [p. 799]
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