History Draft [1 March–31 December 1843]

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all the papers relating to my land claims in the in to be placed in the hand of .
7 October 1843 • Saturday
<​Saturday 7th.—​> I attended ; (see minutes.)
8 October 1843 • Sunday
<​Sunday 8​> Slight frost last night. convened in the morning, but as it rained, adjourned till tomorrow <​Monday​> at 10 A. M.
Prayer meeting at my house in the evening; present; also in addition, sisters [Harriet Denton] Adams, , ’s wife <​my Aunt​> Clarissa [Lyman] Smith, and my .
My brother and his were blessed, , and .
The arrived at <​in​> at 10 A. M., and again left by the Steamer Raritan” at 11. A. M. en route for .
9 October 1843 • Monday
<​Monday 9th.—​> Attended , and preached a funeral sermon on the death of General ; of which the following is a <​a brief synopsis of which <​as reported by ​>​> will be found <​ex[amine]d ​> <​The following​> “Minutes of a Special Conference” <​in the minutes below.​> brief synopsis as reported by . (see MS. <​& copy​>)
(in) I here insert the Conference minutes from the Times & Seasons:
Minutes of a Special Conference
(page 329— <​(Red)​> leaving out the funeral sermon, and ending with) benediction of the President. Joseph Smith, President. , Clerk.”
The missionaries to the went on board the Ship Timoleon,” <​Capt. Plasket,​> at New Bedford, and got under weigh. paid <​donated​> $30000/100 towards their passage and fit out. Elder Knowlton F. Hanks’ health was very poor.
10 October 1843 • Tuesday
<​Tuesday 10th.​> My brother <​​> was appointed by the voice of the Spirit one of the in place of Judge , deceased.
I spent the day in Council with J. & , and the Rhodes’s about the sale of land, and appointed to buy the property.
 
<​(from 330 <​T&S​>) after which Prest. Joseph Smith arose and said I have thrown off my shoulders & you have again put him on me, you may carry him, but I will not. bear it​> [p. 73]
all the papers relating to my land claims in the in to be placed in the hand of .
7 October 1843 • Saturday
Saturday 7th.— I attended ;
8 October 1843 • Sunday
Sunday 8 Slight frost last night. convened in the morning, but as it rained, adjourned till Monday at 10 A. M.
Prayer meeting at my house in the evening; present; also in addition, sisters Harriet Denton Adams, , my Aunt Clarissa Lyman Smith, and my .
My brother and his were blessed, , and .
The arrived in at 10 A. M., and again left by the Steamer “Raritan” at 11. A. M. en route for .
9 October 1843 • Monday
Monday 9th.— Attended , and preached a funeral sermon on the death of General ; a brief synopsis of which as reported by will be found examined in the minutes below. (
(in) I here insert the Conference minutes from the Times & Seasons:
Minutes of a Special Conference
(page 329— (Red) ending with) benediction of the President. Joseph Smith, President. , Clerk.”
The missionaries to the went on board the Ship “Timoleon,” Capt. Plasket, at New Bedford, and got under weigh. donated $30000/100 towards their passage and fit out. Elder Knowlton F. Hanks’ health was very poor.
10 October 1843 • Tuesday
Tuesday 10th. My brother was appointed by the voice of the Spirit one of the in place of Judge , deceased.
I spent the day in Council with J. & , and the Rhodes’s about the sale of land, and appointed to buy the property.
 
(from 330 T&S) Prest. Joseph Smith arose and said I have thrown off my shoulders & you have again put him on me, you may carry him, but I will not. [p. 73]
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