History Draft [1 March–31 December 1843]

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20 August 1843 • Sunday
<​Sunday Augt. 20.​> I was at home all day. My brother preached. at the , and read a copy of a letter to show the people that he was not guilty of treachery.
<​[illegible] Report meeting​>
21 August 1843 • Monday
<​Monday 21st​> I received a letter from covering one from Mr J Hall of , <​Mo.​> breathing hard things against us as a people. I gave instruction to have them copied with some additional remarks, and sent to . The following is a copy: <​of the letter with the comment of the Neighbor thereon​> (See page 66 Neighbor <​ending “Concealed”​>.)
Rode out with Mr Moore, and in <​the​> afternoon held Mayor’s Court and tried for breach of temperance ordinance. Fined him $3 and costs.
Mary Ann Young, daughter of died, aged 6 years and 8 months
<​The <​¶ , <​​> & ​> arrived at ​>
22 August 1843 • Tuesday
<​Tuesd 22​> Held a <​Held​> Mayors court. <​fined for selling Spirits without licence.​> My brother went to . to We constantly hear rumours that the pipl [people] of are determined to raise a mob to drive the <​Mormons​> out of the — my brother has gone to to try to make peace
23 August 1843 • Wednesday
<​Wed 23​> Mayors court & tried a case of theft <​several suits​>. ¶ & arrived in accompanied by Elders & . ¶ Sent to to procure some articles for the .
24 August 1843 • Thursday
<​Thur 24​> Engaged in land business, selling & making titles of land to <​&​> settling with several individuals.
25 August 1843 • Friday
<​Fr 25​> My brother in the office— We conversed upon the new Revelation. ¶ Rain in gentle showers thro the day, being the first of much <​any—​> amount that has fallen since the 1st of June in . The earth has been exceedingly dry, and the early Potatoe nearly destroyed; Corn has been stunted in its growth & even vines much injured by <​the​> drouth
26 August 1843 • Saturday
<​Sat 26​> 600 houses destroyed by fire in Kingston Jamaica<​— estimated damage $1,500,000​>
<​The U. S. Steam Frigate “Missouri” destroyed by fire.​>
returned from his mission to the Lamanites <​The following is copied <​extracted​> from his journal: (copy journal)​>
“The (see <​the Minutes & copy)​> s Journal “adjourned till to morrow.” [p. 65]
20 August 1843 • Sunday
Sunday Augt. 20. I was at home all day. My brother preached. at the , and read a copy of a letter to show the people that he was not guilty of treachery.
21 August 1843 • Monday
Monday 21st I received a letter from covering one from Mr J Hall of , Mo. breathing hard things against us as a people. I gave instruction to have them copied with some additional remarks, and sent to . The following is a copy: of the letter with the comment of the Neighbor thereon (See page 66 Neighbor ending “Concealed”.)
Rode out with Mr Moore, in the afternoon held Mayor’s Court and tried for breach of temperance ordinance. Fined him $3 and costs.
Mary Ann Young, daughter of died, aged 6 years and 8 months
, & arrived at
22 August 1843 • Tuesday
Tuesd 22 Held Mayors court. fined for selling Spirits without licence. We constantly hear rumours that the pipl [people] of are determined to raise a mob to drive the Mormons out of the — my brother has gone to
23 August 1843 • Wednesday
Wed 23 Mayors court & tried several suits. ¶ & arrived in accompanied by Elders & . ¶ Sent to to procure some articles for the .
24 August 1843 • Thursday
Thur 24 Engaged in land business, selling & making titles of land & settling with several individuals.
25 August 1843 • Friday
Fr 25 My brother in the office— We conversed upon the new Revelation. ¶ Rain in gentle showers thro the day, being the first of any— amount that has fallen since the 1st of June in . The earth has been exceedingly dry, and the early Potatoe nearly destroyed; Corn has been stunted in its growth & even vines much injured by the drouth
26 August 1843 • Saturday
Sat 26 600 houses destroyed by fire in Kingston Jamaica— estimated damage $1,500,000
The U. S. Steam Frigate “Missouri” destroyed by fire.
returned from his mission to the Lamanites The following is extracted from his journal: (copy journal)
“The (see the Minutes & copy) [p. 65]
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