History Draft [1 March–31 December 1843]

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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1 June 1843 • Thursday
<​Thursday June 1​> Presided in the City Council, which passed an ordinance entitled “An Ordinance to establish a Ferry across the at the City of ” (see <​copy​> Neighbor 23) Recorder <​Council​>”
And also Passed “An Ordinance respecting Mad Dogs & other animals” (see <​copy​> Neighbor 23) Recorder
<​I gave a <​severe​> lecture on <​I addressed the Council & criticized​> ’s acct. currt.charging for room, candles, fuel &c &c as extras​>
, & all day preparing papers for the Settlement of the Estate
I gave the following recommend to To all (see copy on file) Smith also similar letters to , , , , &
signed a Conveyance of Erie Rhodes bond to Joseph Smith to
<​Gave a letter of instructions to respecting a mission to Russia in <​who is to ac​>company with Elder <​on his mission to Russia.​>​>
Elders , , Knowlton F. Hanks & Noah Rodgers [Rogers] left <​started on their mission for the ​> at 2 p m on bo the Steamer “Ameranth” <​“Sarah Ann”​> for
The met in Council at President Joseph Smith’s <​in my ​> to make arrangements to start on their Mission to collect funds for the &
2 June 1843 • Friday
<​2​> Closed the contract whereby <​I gave two notes for $1375— &​> I became half owner of the Steam Boat “Maid of Iowa” & continued in with Captn. most of the morning which was very rainy
in the afternoon rode out in the to invite several friends to take an excursion in “the little Maid” tomorrow and had a long conversation with a Presbyterian Minister—
Outrages are committed in Wales <​on public property​> under an organized band called “Rebecca & her daughters”
3 June 1843 • Saturday
<​see s Note before copying ​>
<​3​> This morning <​I with <​my family &​> a large company of brethren & sisters​> started for <​on a pleasure voyage​> on the Steam Boat “Maid of Iowa” <​which had a fine band of music in attendance​> & arrived there about 1 p m
the accounts of the Estate were presented to the Probate Judge by , to which he made objections, when a new account was made out <​by ​> which he accepted we made oath to, when the accounts were accepted by the Probate Judge [blank] at 5 p m started on our return but tied up at at 1 a m on account of a severe storm until day light when we started home & <​were glad to​> arrived in at 7 a m of 4th.
4 June 1843 • Sunday
<​4th.​> at 10 a m in conversation with Mr. D. Wolf a Priest <​Clergyman​> of the Episcopal order who was <​behaved himself <​was​>​> a gentleman
a was held in the New Corn Exchange , & by adjournment the two following days in the large room at Haywards Hotel, Bridge Street, <​the assembly was large, altho the Weather was unfavorable​> was President & Wm. Walker Clerk & Elders & preached giving excellent teachings <​on the Plan of Salvation & the Lords supper​> there were present 6 ;— 58 Elders; 64 ; 40 (see T&S 332 <​(marble cover)​> <​copy 333​>) <​<​​> -[throw into form]-​> 3 Priests”
The was administered in the afternoon
5 June 1843 • Monday
<​5​> The following persons devoted themselves to the work of the Ministry viz Osmond Shaw, Thomas Shaw <​Samuel Downes​> [William] Speakman & George Eyres and Samuel Downes
The following persons were then ordained Elders viz R. Cowen, T. Pratt, S<​amuel​> Downes, J<​ohn​> Williams, Peter McCue, Joseph Walker, <​&​> Levi Rigg,
J. Flint, Joseph Smith, J. Nightingale, J. Lee, Thos Jackson, SamlWells, ChasTurner, Christopher Riding, George Robinson,
George Hewitt, Thos Jennings [p. 38]
1 June 1843 • Thursday
Thursday June 1 Presided in the City Council, which passed “An Ordinance to establish a Ferry across the at the City of ” (see copy Neighbor 23) Council”
And also Passed “An Ordinance respecting Mad Dogs & other animals”
I addressed the Council & criticized ’s acct. currt.charging for room, candles, fuel &c &c as extras
, & all day preparing papers for the Settlement of the Estate
I gave the following recommend to To all (see copy on file) Smith also similar letters to , , , , &
signed a Conveyance of Erie Rhodes bond to Joseph Smith to
Gave a letter of instructions to who is to accompany Elder on his mission to Russia.
Elders , , Knowlton F. Hanks & Noah Rodgers [Rogers] started on their mission for the at 2 p m on the Steamer “Sarah Ann” for
The met in Council in my to make arrangements to start on their Mission to collect funds for the &
2 June 1843 • Friday
2 Closed the contract whereby I gave two notes for $1375— & became half owner of the Steam Boat “Maid of Iowa” continued in with Captn. most of the morning which was very rainy
in the afternoon rode out in the to invite several friends to take an excursion in “the little Maid” tomorrow and had a long conversation with a Presbyterian Minister—
Outrages are committed in Wales on public property under an organized band called “Rebecca & her daughters”
3 June 1843 • Saturday
see s Note before copying
3 This morning I with my family & a large company of brethren & sisters started for on a pleasure voyage on the Steam Boat “Maid of Iowa” which had a fine band of music in attendance & arrived there about 1 p m
the accounts of the Estate were presented to the Probate Judge to which he made objections, when a new account was made out by which we made oath to, when the accounts were accepted by the Probate Judge [blank] at 5 p m started on our return but tied up at at 1 a m on account of a severe storm until day light when we started home & were glad to arrive in at 7 a m of 4th.
4 June 1843 • Sunday
4th. at 10 a m in conversation with Mr. D. Wolf a Clergyman of the Episcopal order who was a gentleman
a was held in the New Corn Exchange , & by adjournment in the large room at Haywards Hotel, Bridge Street, the assembly was large, altho the Weather was unfavorable was President & Wm. Walker Clerk & Elders & preached giving excellent teachings on the Plan of Salvation & the Lords supper there were present (see T&S 332 (marble cover) copy 333) -[throw into form]- 3 Priests”
The was administered in the afternoon
5 June 1843 • Monday
5 The following persons devoted themselves to the work of the Ministry viz Osmond Shaw, Thomas Shaw Samuel Downes William Speakman & George Eyres
The following persons were then ordained Elders viz R. Cowen, T. Pratt, Samuel Downes, John Williams, Peter McCue, Joseph Walker, & Levi Rigg,
J. Flint, Joseph Smith, J. Nightingale, J. Lee, Thos Jackson, SamlWells, ChasTurner, Christopher Riding, George Robinson,
George Hewitt, Thos Jennings [p. 38]
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