History Draft [1 March–31 December 1843]

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30 October 1843 • Monday
<​Monday <​October​> 30​> At 9 a m went to Mayor’s Court— & adjourned it for one week—
— 12— attended a Court in the , when the parties agreed to leave their difficulty to be settled by the arbitration of brother Flagg—
I received $300— from bro Spencer & immediately paid it to .
On account of the cold weather most of the Masons have discontinued the work on the
31 October 1843 • Tuesday
<​31—​> At 9 a m Moore was brought before me for a breach of City ordinance— which was proved & I fined him $ 5.00 I rode out with <​in the Carriage​> to the Prairie, returning about 3 p m
Snow on the ground this morning— cold east wind & rain all day.
1 November 1843 • Wednesday
<​Wednesday Nov. 1 <​1843​>​> I published the following in the T. & S. of this date (see page 376) To the Saints (copy) Smith
In the evening there was a prayer meeting in the , 29 present.
2 November 1843 • Thursday
<​2​> Sitting in Council with , , <​​> & at 10 a m on the subject of the following letter from Octr 23 (copy) & agreed to write a letter to the five candidates for the Presidency of the ; to enquire what their feelings were towards us as a people, & what their course of action would be in relation to the abuses <​cruelty & oppression​> that we have suffered from the State of , if they were elected.
The publish the following in the T&S. “To the (page 360) Clerk”—
3 November 1843 • Friday
<​3​> I continued in Council all day
Died at Sea Knowlton F. Hanks. I extract <​copy​> the following from <​the Journal of <​letter from​> one​> Noah Rogers who is the Prest. of the Pacific Island Missionaries— Novr. 4 <​1843​> At [illegible] twelve (see s journal & copy) to Northwards & Eastwards” <​“Ship Tilroleon [Timoleon] North Atlantic Ocean​> <​see T & S. 602 to 605) ”​>
Elder Hanks is the first Elder who has died at sea, while on a foreign mission— <​he was a faithful Elder, cut off <​by consumption​> in the flower of his days— his disease was consumption​>
-[leave 10 lines blank to enquire of S. A Knowlton) for birth, baptism, & life]-
4 November 1843 • Saturday
<​4​> & where [were] with me at the , assisting writing letters—
Wrote to as follows (see T&S 393) “Hon Fort Hill S.C.”
Like letters were written to <​Gen​> — Hon Richd. M. Johnson— Hon. — & <​Prest. ​> to ’s letter, I added the following, “Also whether your <​views or​> feelings have changed, since the subject matter of this communication was presented you in your then official capacity at , in the year 41— & by you treated with a coldness indiference & neglect bordering on contempt—”
Elder arrived in with paper for to [illegible] continue <​paper for the use of​> the [p. 77]
30 October 1843 • Monday
Monday October 30 At 9 a m went to Mayor’s Court— & adjourned it for one week—
— 12— attended a Court in the , when the parties agreed to leave their difficulty to be settled by the arbitration of brother Flagg—
I received $300— from bro Spencer & immediately paid it to .
On account of the cold weather most of the Masons have discontinued the work on the
31 October 1843 • Tuesday
31— At 9 a m Moore was brought before me for a breach of City ordinance— which was proved & I fined him $ 5.00 I rode out with in the Carriage to the Prairie, returning about 3 p m
Snow on the ground this morning— cold east wind & rain all day.
1 November 1843 • Wednesday
Wednesday Nov. 1 1843
In the evening there was a prayer meeting in the , 29 present.
2 November 1843 • Thursday
2 Sitting in Council with , , & at 10 a m on the subject of the following letter from Octr 23 (copy) & agreed to write a letter to the five candidates for the Presidency of the ; to enquire what their feelings were towards us as a people, & what their course of action would be in relation to the cruelty & oppression that we have suffered from the State of , if they were elected.
The publish the following in the T&S. “To the (page 360) Clerk”—
3 November 1843 • Friday
3 I continued in Council all day
Died at Sea Knowlton F. Hanks. I copy the following letter from one of the Pacific Island Missionaries— Novr. 4 1843 “Ship Tilroleon Timoleon North Atlantic Ocean see T & S. 602 to 605)
Elder Hanks is the first Elder who has died at sea, while on a foreign mission— he was a faithful Elder, cut off by consumption in the flower of his days—
-[leave 10 lines blank to enquire of S. A Knowlton) for birth, baptism, & life]-
4 November 1843 • Saturday
4 & where [were] with me at the , assisting writing letters—
Wrote to as follows (see T&S 393) “Hon Fort Hill S.C.”
Like letters were written to Gen — Hon Richd. M. Johnson— Hon. — & Prest. — to ’s letter, I added the following, “Also whether your views or feelings have changed, since the subject matter of this communication was presented you in your then official capacity at , in the year 41— & by you treated with a coldness indiference & neglect bordering on contempt—”
Elder arrived in with paper for the use of the — [p. 77]
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