History Draft [1 January–21 June 1844]

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3 April 1844 • Wednesday
<​Wednesday​> April 3 At 1 p m Presided in <​a Special Sessions of​> the Municipal Court, with <​Aldermen​> , , , , , & as Associate Justices— , & were brought up on , having been taken away from <​the Officer who held them on a writ issued by​> ’s Court where <​before whom​> they had been arraigned on the complaint of charged with false imprisonment. the Prayer of the Petitioners was granted
, , , , & were sworn, & gave testimony in the case— and the Court decided that <​ &​> the two Lytles be discharged, and that “ is a very disorderly person, that this case on Habeas Corpus originated in a malicious & vexatious suit, instituted by against the Petitioners now discharged and that said pay the cost.”
Warm and cloudy
A was held in the City of . , Presiding— and Elder William H. Miles, Clerk 15 were represented, containing 566 members including 8 26 Elders 15 16 & 9 .
4 April 1844 • Thursday
4 In <​a General​> Council in the Assembly room from 9 to 12 a m & from 1 to 4 p m
I was visited by Eleven Indians who wanted council & had an impressive interview.
was in the Council & left immediately for .
A Company of Saints arrived on the <​Steamer​> St. Croix. showery day
5 April 1844 • Friday
5 Attended the dedication of the which was attended by about 530 <​550​> members of the Masonic fraternity from various parts of the world, <​+​> the dedicatory ceremonies were performed by the Worshipful Master : the Assembly was addressed in a very able manner by El. <​ delivered an able masonic address​> <​+​> a procession was formed at ’s house, & was accompanied by the Brass Band to the hall; & mys I also addressed the Assembly; all the visiting bret Masons were furnished a dinner at the at the expense of the Lodge; the Building is admitted to be the most substantial & best finished <​Masonic​> Temple in the Western States, it has been erected under the direction of Mr.
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In consequence of ill health, I deferred preaching the funeral sermon <​of ​> until Sunday— & El addressed a very large assembly at the stand
6 I attended Conference
see T & S 522 577 <​579 596 612​> [p. 29]
3 April 1844 • Wednesday
Wednesday April 3 At 1 p m Presided in a Special Sessions of the Municipal Court, with Aldermen , , , , , & as Associate Justices— , & were brought up on , having been taken from the Officer who held them on a writ issued by ’s before whom they had been arraigned on the complaint of charged with false imprisonment.
, , , , & were sworn, gave testimony in the case— and the Court decided that & the two Lytles be discharged, and that “ is a very disorderly person, that this case on Habeas Corpus originated in a malicious & vexatious suit, instituted by against the Petitioners now discharged and that said pay the cost.”
Warm and cloudy
A was held in the City of . , Presiding— and Elder William H. Miles, Clerk 15 were represented, containing 566 members including 8 26 Elders 15 16 & 9 .
4 April 1844 • Thursday
4 In a General Council in the Assembly room from 9 to 12 a m & from 1 to 4 p m
I was visited by Eleven Indians who wanted council & had an impressive interview.
was in the Council & left immediately for .
A Company of Saints arrived on the Steamer St. Croix. showery day
5 April 1844 • Friday
5 Attended the dedication of the which was attended by about 550 members of the Masonic fraternity from various parts of the world, + the dedicatory ceremonies were performed by the Worshipful Master : delivered an able masonic address + a procession was formed at ’s house, & was accompanied by the Brass Band to the hall; & I also addressed the Assembly; all the visiting Masons were furnished a dinner at the at the expense of the Lodge; the Building is admitted to be the most substantial & best finished Masonic Temple in the Western States, it has been erected under the direction of Mr.
(20 lines blank) get a description from
In consequence of ill health, I deferred preaching the funeral sermon of until Sunday— & El addressed a very large assembly at the stand
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