History Draft [1 July–31 December 1842]

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<​21​> and decided by unanimous acclamation, that the printing of the Millennial Star, and all other publications in , relating to the church of Jesus christ of Latter Day Saints be suspended on the return of Elder , from that country, until further instructions from the Quorum; and that the foregoing minutes be forwarded to , or the Editor of the “Star” which was done by letter from the president & clerk of the council.
22 November 1842 • Tuesday
<​22​> Tuesday 22. I arrived at home, after a pleasant out, in good health & spirits,
23 November 1842 • Wednesday
<​23​> Wednesday 23 At home all day,
24 November 1842 • Thursday
<​24​> Thursday 24 As by report of the papers, the island of Madeira was visited by a dreadful storm, The Summer was hot & weather fine till the 15 when the rain commenced falling heavily. & continued till to the 24, at 1 o clock PM the water fell in torrents, the sky became dark, the streets in the capital became inundated, & the affrighted inhabitants in town and country fled in every direction to the Mountains. Upwards of 200 houses were destroyed <​at Funchal​>, and much corn & wine, The damage to lives, houses & crops on the Island, & boats in the harbors was incalculable.
26 November 1842 • Saturday
<​26​> Saturday 26. At home most of the day, <​at home in the morning, at 10 AM. in city council which resolved that the inscription for the seal (city council RB) charter​> Wrote Esqer, (L. B. 241 &c.) J. S.
In the P.M. went to see President in co with . he was suddenly & sevely attacked with disease with strong symptoms of apoplexy, which was followed immediately with laying on of hands & prayer— accompanied with the use of herbs.— profane vomiting and purging followed, which were favorable indications, although few so violently attacked, ever survive long. Yet the brethern were united in faith & we had firm hopes of his recovery.
27 November 1842 • Sunday
<​27​> Sunday 27. At home, except visiting , who remained extremely sick.
28 November 1842 • Monday
<​28​> Monday 28. at home (LL. 210 &c) P.M.
29 November 1842 • Tuesday
<​29​> Tuesday 29 In council (LL 211) court
30 November 1842 • Wednesday
<​30​> Monday 30 A M (LL111) nonsuited
a severe storm of snow rain & wind is reported to have been experienced at this day & evening, doing much damage to the ships & wharves [p. 16]
21 and decided by unanimous acclamation, that the printing of the Millennial Star, and all other publications in , relating to the church of Jesus christ of Latter Day Saints be suspended on the return of Elder , from that country, until further instructions from the Quorum; and that the foregoing minutes be forwarded to , or the Editor of the “Star” which was done by letter from the president & clerk of the council.
22 November 1842 • Tuesday
22 Tuesday 22. I arrived at home, after a pleasant out, in good health & spirits,
23 November 1842 • Wednesday
23 Wednesday 23 At home all day,
24 November 1842 • Thursday
24 Thursday 24 As by report of the papers, the island of Madeira was visited by a dreadful storm, The Summer was hot & weather fine till the 15 when the rain commenced falling heavily. & continued to the 24, at 1 o clock PM the water fell in torrents, the sky became dark, the streets in the capital became inundated, & the affrighted inhabitants in town and country fled to the Mountains. Upwards of 200 houses were destroyed at Funchal, and much corn & wine, The damage to lives, houses & crops on the Island, & boats in the harbors was incalculable.
26 November 1842 • Saturday
26 Saturday 26. , at home in the morning, at 10 AM. in city council which resolved that the inscription for the seal (city council RB) charter Wrote Esqer, (L. B. 241 &c.) J. S.
In the P.M. went to see President in co with . he was suddenly & sevely attacked with disease with strong symptoms of apoplexy, which was followed immediately with laying on of hands & prayer— accompanied with the use of herbs.— profane vomiting and purging followed, which were favorable indications, although few so violently attacked, ever survive long. Yet the brethern were united in faith & we had firm hopes of his recovery.
27 November 1842 • Sunday
27 Sunday 27. At home, except visiting , who remained extremely sick.
28 November 1842 • Monday
28 Monday 28. at home (LL. 210 &c) P.M.
29 November 1842 • Tuesday
29 Tuesday 29 In council (LL 211) court
30 November 1842 • Wednesday
30 Monday 30 A M (LL111) nonsuited
a severe storm of snow rain & wind is reported to have been experienced at this day & evening, doing much damage to the ships & wharves [p. 16]
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