History Draft [1 January–31 December 1840]

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1 January 1840 • Wednesday
<​1​> Wednesday January 1, 1840 Elders & left Hamilton, the brethren helped them on their way. <​& on​>
2 January 1840 • Thursday
<​2​> Thursday Bro James Gifford brought them to Utica. As more positive & official Testimony was wanted by the authorities at many of the brethren made affidavits concerning their sufferings in & expulsion from A few of which I will insert in my history. “I (see affidavit. A.— , Hancock Co, Ill. January 2nd 1840. To President Joseph Smith Jun & <​(L. 91, 92, 93, 94) addres.—)​>
3 January 1840 • Friday
<​3.​> Friday 3rd. Prest.s & went from Utica to on the Railway & put up at the Railroad house. (affidavit )
4 January 1840 • Saturday
<​4​> Saturday 4. 4th January, 1840.— Respected sirs
<​(O L. 95, 96, Adams)​> The High council at voted to <​utterly​> discard the practice of sueing brethren at the Law. and that such as do it. Should be disfellowshipped by this branch of the church; That Abra[ha]m O. Smoot ordain President of the Elders Quorum. & that the 6th instant be devoted to taking affidavits concerning found the brethern in . went to Troy & Lansingburgh. where he heard elder preach.
5 January 1840 • Sunday
<​5​> Sunday 5. preached at Lansingburgh & returned to Troy & had a meeting with the brethren.
6 January 1840 • Monday
<​6​> Monday 6. <​ returned to .​> Extracts from Elder ’s Letter to his wife January 6th. “I am well <​(T&S 611)​> matter” Jan 6 (O. 94, 95) Weber” (insert the affidavits of , John Lowry, Jedediah Owen, T[haddeus] Alvord.
7 January 1840 • Tuesday
<​7​> Tuesday 7. <​ took stage for mass.​> Wm. Hawk, Urban W. Stewart, & ’s affidavitts T & )
8 January 1840 • Wednesday
<​8​> Wednesday 8 the High Council at voted to loan all the monies possible for the relief of the poor saints. This evening preached at .
9 January 1840 • Thursday
<​9​> Thursday 9th. about this time I returned to .— where I continued to preach & visit for a little season. preached at . this evening his health very poor yet. & almost blind. also was very feeble
<​11​> Wednesday 11, affidavits of James Powell, Peter Wimmer & W
<​12​> Thursday 12, " [p. 1]
1840
1 January 1840 • Wednesday
1 Wednesday January 1, 1840 Elders & left Hamilton, the brethren helped them on their way. & on
2 January 1840 • Thursday
2 Thursday Bro James Gifford brought them to Utica. As more positive & official Testimony was wanted by the authorities at many of the brethren made affidavits concerning their sufferings in & expulsion from A few of which I will insert in my history. “I (see affidavit. A.— , Hancock Co, Ill. January 2nd 1840. To President Joseph Smith Jun & (L. 91, 92, 93, 94) addres.—)
3 January 1840 • Friday
3. Friday 3rd. Prest.s & went from Utica to on the Railway & put up at the Railroad house. (affidavit )
4 January 1840 • Saturday
4 Saturday . 4th January, 1840.— Respected sirs
(O L. 95, 96, Adams) The High council at voted to utterly discard the practice of sueing brethren at the Law. and that such as do it. Should be disfellowshipped by this branch of the church; That Abraham O. Smoot ordain President of the Elders Quorum. & that the 6th instant be devoted to taking affidavits concerning found the brethern in . went to Troy & Lansingburgh. where he heard elder preach.
5 January 1840 • Sunday
5 Sunday 5. preached at Lansingburgh & returned to Troy & had a meeting with the brethren.
6 January 1840 • Monday
6 Monday 6. returned to . Extracts from Elder ’s Letter to his wife January 6th. “I am well (T&S 611) matter” Jan 6 (O. 94, 95) Weber” (insert the affidavits of , John Lowry, Jedediah Owen, Thaddeus Alvord.
7 January 1840 • Tuesday
7 Tuesday 7. took stage for mass. Wm. Hawk, Urban W. Stewart, & ’s affidavitts & )
8 January 1840 • Wednesday
8 Wednesday 8 the High Council at voted to loan all the monies possible for the relief of the poor saints. This evening preached at .
9 January 1840 • Thursday
9 Thursday 9th. about this time I returned to .— where I continued to preach & visit for a little season. preached at . this evening his health very poor yet. & almost blind. also was very feeble
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