The conference went off well, the brethren realizing they had a good time.
A conference was held in the Presbyterian meeting house in Scarborough Maine, which continued through the 6th and 7th. Elder Presided.
The conference was addressed, and business attended to by Elders , , C. Tufts, and Saml. Parker.
A large mob assembled in on the 6th and gathered in front of St. Phillips church with the intention of burning it, because of some difficulty existing between the Protestants and Irish Catholics, the mob continued 2 days. The Governor of the called out 3000 of the militia: there were 14 killed and 50 wounded during the riot.
Elders & were at when they first heard the rumors of the massacre of the Prophets, but did not believe the accounts were correct.
Elders & were in this morning and heard of the death of the Prophets. recorded he was unwilling to believe it. tho’ it struck him to the heart. They took cars for in the morning where they stayed during the day. In the evening they proceeded to .
Elder was in Portland Maine, and ready to step on board of a steamer for , when he received the Boston Times Newspaper containing an account of the death of the Prophets, he [p. 8]