Journal, December 1842–June 1844; Book 2, 10 March 1843–14 July 1843

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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the heads of those who had faith. You must have a oneness of heart in all things, You shall be satisfied one way or the other with us before you have done with us.— <​there are a​> great many old huts here <​but they​> are all new. our city is not 6 or 700 years <​old​> as <​those​> you come from, it is only a 4 year old not <​a​> 4 year old not <​but​> 3 year old. <​we​> comncd [commenced] building 3 years last fall. <​there​> few old setlers— I got away fro[m] my keepers <​in ​> & ran & came on these shore[s], & found 4 or 500 families & <​I​> went to work to get meat & flour folks were not afraid to trust. me. I went to work & bought all this region of country:— <​& I cried​> Lord what will thou have me to do? <​& the answr was​> build up a city [p. [126]]
the heads of those who had faith. You must have a oneness of heart in all things, You shall be satisfied one way or the other with us before you have done with us.— there are a great many old huts here but they are all new. our city is not 6 or 700 years old as those you come from, it is only a 4 year old not a 4 but 3 year old. we comncd [commenced] building 3 years last fall. there few old setlers— I got away from my keepers in & ran & came on these shores, & found 4 or 500 families & I went to work to get meat & flour folks were not afraid to trust. me. I went to work & bought all this region of country:— & I cried Lord what will thou have me to do? & the answr was build up a city [p. [126]]
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