History Draft [6 August 1838–30 December 1839]

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<​5​> Sunday 5[th] 10 clock A.M. confer[en]ce opend pursu[an]t to adjumnt [adjournment]. X (L 142) clerk.”
<​. at Alston.​> <​4​> Saturdy 4. arriv[e]d at Alston, and discovrd [discovered] by stragem stratagem that a letter had been recevd [received] from Isaac Russel[l]. Dated <​as follows​> “ Janury 30, 1839. To the faithful (B Letter. to & ) I. R.”— being led by the spirit of God soon unfolded the the sophist[r]y & falsehood of this Letter to the <​convincng of the​> at Alston & Brompton, so as to entirely destroy their confiden[c]e in the apostate Russel although thy had loved him as a father.
<​conferece​> Minutes of a gene[r]al conferen[c]e X (L. 140 141, 142) 10 oclock A. M.” This is to certify <​0​> (L. 47.) clerk
5 May 1839 • Sunday
<​5​> Sunday 5th. “10. A.M. open[e]d purs[u]ant to adjourmt [adjournment] X (L. 142. Clerk.”
6 May 1839 • Monday
<​6​> Monday 6[th]. “At a held at Ill. on the 6[th] of M[a]y 1839. X (L 143. 144.) about.” I also gave the <​Letter to ​> followi[n]g letter to . At a confere[n]ce, (4 X (L 45) chairm[a]n.
7 May 1839 • Tuesday
<​coun[c]il, ​> <​7​> Tuesday 7. I was in council with the and others at .
8 May 1839 • Wednesday
<​8​> Wednesday 8. I was prepari[n]g to remove my to , counselli[n]g the breth[re]n &c. “ (L. 41 <​42​>.) Illinois.”
Ill X (L. 44) woods.”
9 May 1839 • Thursday
<​Joseph left ​> <​9​> Thursday. 9. I started with my family for the new purchase I had made for , Hancock Co, and staid this night with Bro at Green Plains, where we were most cordially entertaind.
10 May 1839 • Friday
<​Joseph at ​> <​10​> Friday 10 I arriv[e]d with my family at the White purchase, & took up my residen[c]e in a small log house on the bank of the about 1 mile south of , hoping that I my and my fr[i]ends may here find a resting place for a little season at <​[Samuel] Leech’s Letter​> least. “ 0 (L. 44) Leech”
13 May 1839 • Monday
<​s introduction​> <​13​> Monday 13. I was engaged <​in genral business at home, &​> in transacti[n]g a vari[e]ty of bus[i]ness with Bro ; & gave him the follow[i]ng Letter. O (L. 45—56 <​46​>) [p. 56]
. at Alston. 4 Saturdy 4. arrived at Alston, and discovrd [discovered] by stratagem that a letter had been recevd [received] from Isaac Russell. as follows “ Janury 30, 1839. To the faithful (B Letter. to & ) I. R.”— being led by the spirit of God soon unfolded the the sophistry & falsehood of this Letter to the convincng of the at Alston & Brompton, so as to entirely destroy their confidence in the apostate Russel although thy had loved him as a father.
conferece Minutes of a general conference X (L. 140 141, 142) 10 oclock A. M.” This is to certify 0 (L. 47.) clerk
5 May 1839 • Sunday
5 Sunday 5th. “10. A.M. opened pursuant to adjourmt [adjournment] X (L. 142. Clerk.”
6 May 1839 • Monday
6 Monday 6[th]. “At a held at Ill. on the 6[th] of May 1839. X (L 143. 144.) about.” I also gave the Letter to following letter to . At a conference, ( X (L 45) chairman.
7 May 1839 • Tuesday
council, 7 Tuesday 7. I was in council with the and others at .
8 May 1839 • Wednesday
8 Wednesday 8. I was preparing to remove to , counselling the brethren &c. “ (L. 41 42.) Illinois.”
Ill X (L. 44) woods.”
9 May 1839 • Thursday
Joseph left 9 Thursday. 9. I started with my family for , Hancock Co, and staid this night with Bro at Green Plains, where we were most cordially entertaind.
10 May 1839 • Friday
Joseph at 10 Friday 10 I arrived with my family at the White purchase, & took up my residence in a small log house on the bank of the about 1 mile south of , hoping that I and my friends may here find a resting place for a little season at Samuel Leech’s Letter least. “ 0 (L. 44) Leech”
13 May 1839 • Monday
s introduction 13 Monday 13. I was engaged in genral business at home, & in transacting a variety of business with Bro ; & gave him the following Letter. O (L. 45— 46) [p. 56]
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