History Draft [6 August 1838–30 December 1839]

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<​Aug 16th​> <​camp.​> Some of the laborers went <​passed​> on from the Camp, to work on another job near . Nathan K. Knight & family were cut off from the camp by the assistant council.— Elder was appontd counseller pro Tem in the absen[c]e of
17 August 1838 • Friday
<​17​> Friday 17th Elder [Nathan K.] Knight appealed to and was heard by the council, who confirmd the decision of the Assistant council
18 August 1838 • Saturday
<​18​> Saturday 18. Geo Brooks & family were cut off from the camp, & bro Miller & family left by advice & consent of the council Sister Higby’s child died in the camp.
19 August 1838 • Sunday
<​19​> Sunday 19[th]. preachd in the morning. & the sacrament was adminested in the PM by &
20 August 1838 • Monday
<​20​> Monday 20[th] Knights [Nathan K. Knight] & [George] Brooks, with their families left the camp. In the evening one of the children of the camp was seizd by an evil spirit, which drew its <​the childs​> face quite out of shape, and and produced great sufferi[n]g. The elders rebuked the spirit & it departed; This even[in]g Elder Willey, was taken sick. <​*​>
<​Agricultural companies​> <​X​> Nothing peculiar transpired <​at ​> fom the 16th. to this day when the inhabitants of the different parts of the met to form organize themselves into agricultural companies. I was present and took part in their deliberations. One company was formed called “the Western Agricultural Company,” who voted to enclose one field for grain. containing 12 sections, which contain 7680 acres. of land. Another compny was also was organizd called “the Eastern Agricultu[ra]l Company,” the extent of the field not decided. <​O​> <​(see next page)​>
<​*​> he had laid his hands on his child & rebuked. an evil spirit which left the child & enterd into him. T[he] elders gatherd round. him as he lay in his waggon, and all his conversation was in rhyme. stepped into the waggon to lift him up, when he jumped forwad at Eldes Snow & Carter crying, yow, yow, yow, gnashing his teeth and chomping most horribly. They laid hands on him & rebuked the foul spirit in the name of Jesus, when he called for drink & laid qui[e]tly down. but soon re-commenced his poetry.— Elder laid [p. 7]
Aug 16th camp. Some of the laborers passed on from the Camp, to work on another job near . Nathan K. Knight & family were cut off from the camp by the assistant council.— Elder was appontd counseller pro Tem in the absence of
17 August 1838 • Friday
17 Friday 17th Elder [Nathan K.] Knight appealed to and was heard by the council, who confirmd the decision of the Assistant council
18 August 1838 • Saturday
18 Saturday 18. Geo Brooks & family were cut off from the camp, & bro Miller & family left by advice & consent of the council Sister Higby’s child died in the camp.
19 August 1838 • Sunday
19 Sunday 19[th]. preachd in the morning. & the sacrament was adminested in the PM by &
20 August 1838 • Monday
20 Monday 20[th] Knights [Nathan K. Knight] & [George] Brooks, with their families left the camp. In the evening one of the children of the camp was seizd by an evil spirit, which drew the childs face quite out of shape, and produced great suffering. The elders rebuked the spirit & it departed; This evening Elder Willey, was taken sick. *
Agricultural companies X Nothing peculiar transpired at fom the 16th. to this day when the inhabitants of the different parts of the met to organize themselves into agricultural companies. I was present and took part in their deliberations. One company was formed called “the Western Agricultural Company,” who voted to enclose one field for grain. containing 12 sections, which contain 7680 acres. of land. Another compny also was organizd called “the Eastern Agricultural Company,” the extent of the field not decided. O (see next page)
* he had laid his hands on his child & rebuked. an evil spirit which left the child & enterd into him. The elders gatherd round. him as he lay in his waggon, and all his conversation was in rhyme. stepped into the waggon to lift him up, when he jumped forwad at Eldes Snow & Carter crying, yow, yow, yow, gnashing his teeth and chomping most horribly. They laid hands on him & rebuked the foul spirit in the name of Jesus, when he called for drink & laid quietly down. but soon re-commenced his poetry.— Elder laid [p. 7]
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