Journal, December 1842–June 1844; Book 4, 1 March–22 June 1844

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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20 30 mitns [minutes] past 12. adjud [adjourned] till 2. P.M
2. P.M.— assembled. according to adjumnt [adjournment] Singing. & Prayer by : singing—
President . addressed the congregation to give his views on the Lawyers.— who fi[r]st arose among the childrn of Israel. to explain to the common people. I am a Lawyer in Israel. My busin[e]ss is to make peace am[o]ng the people,— and man who takes any other course is out of the line of his duty.— a Lawye[r’]s duty is tell what the Law is. and then let the people go and act upon— it: and let them rec[e]ive pay like any labrng [laboring] man—
It is desirable for justices of the peace. when men call for writs to inquir[e] into the cause [p. [18]]
30 mitns [minutes] past 12. adjud adjourned till 2. P.M
2. P.M.— assembled. according to adjumnt [adjournment] Singing. & Prayer by : singing—
President . addressed the congregation to give his views on the Lawyers.— who first arose among the childrn of Israel. to explain to the common people. I am a Lawyer in Israel. My business is to make peace among the people,— and man who takes any other course is out of the line of his duty.— a Lawyer’s duty is tell what the Law is. and then let the people go and act upon— it: and let them receive pay like any labrng laboring man—
It is desirable for justices of the peace. when men call for writs to inquire into the cause [p. [18]]
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