History Draft [6 August 1838–30 December 1839]

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<​Sept 22d​> <​Petition from . <​Saints​> Petition at .​> The followng petition was is from the at X (see p. 29 & 30 Documets) .
23 September 1838 • Sunday
<​23​> Sunday 23d. I attend meeting both morning & evening & A M. & P M and was at home in the evening.—
<​Camp​> The funds of the camp were nearly exhausted, & the counsel was to proceed on their journy, and passing encamped 2 miles west of <​22 miles.​> Some disorder in the movement of the teams, & some murmurings; Satan is trying to divide & destroy.— Elder Carter had to return 9 mi after his horses, & with great difficulty the herd was kept together. and Bro Gaylord broke a waggon wheel & was badly hurt.
<​24​> Monday 24th. They were hailed in and asked where they were driving the cattle to? Towards the Rocky Mountains. Well you are going into trouble. One [illegible] [John D.] Tyler replied, we have been in that place before & know how to take it. They The people growled & grumbled like wolves.
24 September 1838 • Monday
<​24​> Monday 24th. The camp was called together and the council infomed them of their scanty means, and that there had been a delinquncy in conscerating their monies & goods according to the pattern; that the council had hired large sums of money, for which they were bound, <​and were liable to imprisonmet in case of failure, to pay​> & must wait on the brethrn for their pay, and these Sums had been expended for the benefit of the camp. They were requir[e]d to bring forward their goods, which they did. & & D[aniel] Carter went forward with the commissaries waggon to sell them. The camp went on. & passing though Madisonville, (where they were assailed with all kinds of Bug-bear stories about the Mormons, war, &c) tented on the west side of the N. Bank of Salt river, on the encampment that Elder had left on Saturday with his canada camp. The breth[re]n were told that the was just a head with a milit[a]ry force to stop them, to which they gave no heed.
I was at home until 1/2 past 8 ocklock A M. when I rode out on horseback, and returnd about 5 in the P.M.
<​Troops disbanded​> The having heard that peace had been restord in & orderd Gens. . Crowthier, Lewis & Bolton to discharg their troops, The order was dated at Jonesborough.
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Sept 22d . Saints Petition at . The followng petition is from the at X (see p. 29 & 30 Documets) .
23 September 1838 • Sunday
23 Sunday 23d. I attend meeting both A M. & P M and was at home in the evening.—
Camp The funds of the camp were nearly exhausted, & the counsel was to proceed on their journy, and encamped 2 miles west of 22 miles. Some disorder in the movement of the teams, & some murmurings; Satan is trying to divide & destroy.— Elder Carter had to return 9 mi after his horses, with great difficulty the herd was kept together. Bro Gaylord broke a waggon wheel & was badly hurt.
They were hailed in and asked where they were driving the cattle to? Towards the Rocky Mountains. Well you are going into trouble. John D. Tyler replied, we have been in that place before & know how to take it. The people growled & grumbled like wolves.
24 September 1838 • Monday
24 Monday 24th. The camp was called together and the council infomed them of their scanty means, and that there had been a delinquncy in conscerating their monies & goods according to the pattern; that the council had hired large sums of money, for which they were bound, and were liable to imprisonmet in case of failure, & must wait on the brethrn for their pay, and these Sums had been expended for the benefit of the camp. They were required to bring forward their goods, which they did. & & Daniel Carter went forward with the commissaries waggon to sell them. The camp went on. & passing though Madisonville, (where they were assailed with all kinds of Bug-bear stories about the Mormons, war, &c) tented on the west side of the N. Bank of Salt river, on the encampment that Elder had left on Saturday with his canada camp. The brethren were told that the was just a head with a military force to stop them, to which they gave no heed.
I was at home until 1/2 past 8 ockl A M. when I rode out on horseback, and returnd about 5 in the P.M.
Troops disbanded The having heard that peace had been restord in & orderd Gens. . Crowthier, Lewis & Bolton to discharg their troops, The order was dated at Jonesborough.
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