in the best manner my circumstances would allow, and dictate for my history, from time to time, as I have had opportunity, <so> that the labors & suffering of the first Elders & Saints of this last kingdom might not be wholly lost to the world.
<14> Tuesday 14 I commenced unpacking a lot of Dry Goods in the 2d story of my new . situated on the north west corner of block 155[th] The joiners and masons yet at work in on the lower part of the building
<18> Saturday 18 I attended the city council & moved Resolutions and stated circumstances which I had heard concerning Mobocracy, from a person late from , and requestd a law made so that persons notifying any any person to leave their peacable homes. could be dealt with rigorously.
<24> Friday 24— This evening I had a consultation with & about establishing an agency in , for the <cheap &> expedetius conveyance of the Saints to ,— & for the <our> convenience of <in> <Merchedize.> [p. 22]